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Meerkats as desert specialists

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Meerkats as desert specialists Creative commons image Credit: The Open University
Updated 23 Oct 2014
Meerkats are often associated with the Kalahari sands and, over time, have become highly adapted to the desert conditions. 

Mating choices of Japanese macaques

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Mating choices of Japanese macaques Creative commons image Credit: The Open University
Updated 22 Oct 2014
How female macaques choose their mating partners is the focus of Dr Michael Huffman's research.

Kangaroo friendships

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Kangaroo friendships Creative commons image Credit: The Open University
Updated 22 Oct 2014
Just as humans benefit from friendships, kangaroos also enjoy being part of a social network, PhD student Emily Best explains.

Weaver bird nests

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Weaver bird nests Creative commons image Credit: The Open University
Updated 21 Oct 2014
Dr Dieter Oschadleus explains how and why weaver birds build their nests the way they do.

Meerkat alarm calls

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Meerkat alarm calls Creative commons image Credit: The Open University
Updated 21 Oct 2014
Zoologist Tim Clutton-Brock explains how meerkats use the alarm calls from other species to stay safe - unless it is a Drongo imitating a meerkat!

'Good' food destroying biodiversity?

'Good' food destroying biodiversity? Creative commons image Credit: nic0 under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Introductory level Updated 21 May 2013
On International Day for Biodiversity (22 May 2013), maybe it's time you considered the impact of the production of ‘good’ food on biodiversity

Tracking a group of bonobos

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Tracking a group of bonobos Creative commons image Credit: Work found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonobo / CC BY-SA 3.0
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 18 Feb 2013
Theo Webb and Gottfried Hohmann track a group of bonobos in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Tracking bats by Blagdon Lake

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Tracking bats by Blagdon Lake Copyrighted image Credit: Nigel Milbourne
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Oct 2012
Daniel Hargreaves takes the Saving Species team for a nighttime visit to the bats of Blagdon.

Raptor conservation in the UK

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Raptor conservation in the UK Creative commons image Credit: Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus - Albanella reale) / Lorenzo Magnis / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Oct 2012
Birds of prey are a spectacular sight, and they have become more abundant in the UK. What effect does this have on the prey populations?