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WHY YOUR LABRADOR IS CHUBBY

2nd April 2019

What is it about labradors that makes them so susceptible to putting on weight? Could it be their puppy eyes?

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HUMPBACK WHALE NAVIGATION

28th February 2019

How would you cope without a satnav or map? Whales make it look easy, migrating over 5000km every year without getting lost!

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LAIKA THE CANINE COSMONAUT

13th February 2019

Find out more about Laika, the first animal to orbit the Earth. This canine cosmonaut paved the way for future space travel!

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FRAGILE PREDATORS

5th January 2019

Corals are often viewed as vulnerable victims of global warming, but check out the incredible way that they hunt for their food!

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ICICLE FORMATION

7th December 2018

How do icicles grow into the classic cone shape? We also took a look at a different type of icicle called brinicles which grow underwater!

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SNOWFLAKE FORMATION

3rd December 2018

Is it true that every snowflake is completely unique? We took a look at how they are formed to bust the myth!

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TURTLEY AWESOME

29th October 2018

Did you know that turtles haven't always been able to hide in their shells? Click here to take a look at their evolution!

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DOES YOUR PET ENJOY MUSIC?

24th September 2018

It's true that animals appreciate music, but science shows that you may be playing them all the wrong things!

ANIMALS WANT TO ROCK & ROLL ALL NIGHT

15th June 2018

Humans are becoming a threat to animals and in response, they are becoming nocturnal to avoid them!

MILKING IT

4th June 2018

A new antibiotic comes from an unusual animal! Click on the picture to find out more.

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COLD-BLOODED ANIMALS IN THE COLD

4th March 2019

Have you ever wondered what happens to cold-blood animals in the cold? Do they migrate south like geese or hibernate like bears? 

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GENETICS OF LABRADOR COAT COLOUR

22nd February 2019

Have you ever wondered about the genetic makeup of your labrador? It may explain why they have a pink or black nose!

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THE INDESTRUCTIBLE WATER BEAR

22nd January 2019

Meet the world's most indestructible animal, capable of living in climates colder than the Arctic and warmer than the Sahara Desert!

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RUDOLPH'S RED NOSE

12th December 2018

Rudolph is by far the most famous reindeer due to his bright red nose! So what could possibly cause this?

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PENGUIN ADAPTATIONS

4th December 2018

There's a reason why humans don't live in Antarctica but penguins do. They have special adaptations to help them survive the cold!

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TESTING ON ANIMALS

2nd December 2018

Luckily testing on animals for cosmetics is now illegal in the UK, but why did we use to do it and what methods did they use?

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AS BLIND AS A BAT

11th October 2018

Although bats aren't blind, they do fly at night and need to be able to see! So how do they do it? 

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BEE SMART

12th September 2018

Scientists have found that bees can count! Read more to see how they found this out, plus another incredible finding.

THAT'S ONE FINE-APPLE

15th June 2018

Genetic engineering can do some super cool things, but most recently PINK PINEAPPLES have been developed!

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