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A collection of interesting biodiversity news from February (09/03/17)

Banned chemicals persist in deep ocean
Deep-sea squid points a big, bulging eye up and a tiny eye down
Underwater meadows that protect humans from deadly bacteria in alarming global decline

Bat hibernation: Scottish quest to solve puzzle 
Wet summer means less sparrowhawks, say Norfolk conservationists
Why are the geese on a pond in King’s Lynn turning white?
Norfolk’s area of outstanding natural beauty
Naica's crystal caves hold long-dormant life
Mysteries of elephant sleep revealed
Bumblebees can tell who visited flowers by smelly footprints
Winter migration of monarch butterflies to Mexico drops after one-year recovery
Plant keeps moths captive inside its fruits for almost a year
Orangutan squeaks reveal language evolution, says study
Why grey wolves kill less prey when brown bears are around
Seeds offer clue to domesticated plants' larger size
Huge otter fossil, millions of years old, discovered in China
How birds of a feather evolved together
Bison return to Banff national park in Canada
Endangered antelope 'may be wiped out'

A collection of interesting biodiversity news from January (26/01/17)


Meet the crab with the 'mighty claw'

Seal studies reveal secret life

What lies beneath: discovering surprising jewels in the North Sea

Rare Antarctic beetle find delights

Seals hunt down hidden fish by sensing their breath in the sand

Whales talk to each other by slapping out messages on water

Fish have evolved to survive toxic waste that would normally kill them

Obama to create world's largest protected marine area off Hawaii

World's oldest known killer whale Granny dies


Ants craft tiny sponges to dip into honey and carry it home

Fire ants could become Australia's worst pest, experts warn

Urbanisation signal detected in evolution, study shows

Extinct giant goose used its wings to fight rather than fly

Mysterious fossils find place on the tree of life

Dragon lizards fly by grabbing their fold-up wings with ‘hands’

How parents divide their duties

Planet Earth II: Nine things we learned from the series

Birds migrating earlier as temperatures rise

Ash tree genome sequenced for first time

Bumblebee numbers hit by 'unsettled decade'

Headlight beetle's glowing path caught in time-lapse photo

Warming world harming insects' reproduction, says study

Appeal for towels and blankets to help influx of hedgehogs

Call for help as west Norfolk RSPCA centre is inundated with hedgehogs

Nature lovers to protect rare Lakenham lizard colony

The creatures that defy what we think we know about plants and animals

Foxes may confuse predators by rubbing themselves in puma scent

'Rat explosion' threatens sooty terns on Ascension Island after cat cull

Zoology news: November’s animal antics from around the globe – in pictures

Why plants eat faeces when they could eat flesh

'Beautiful' dinosaur tail found preserved in amber

World's largest reindeer herd plummets

Reindeer shrinking in size due to warmer Arctic temperatures

Cheetahs heading towards extinction as population crashes

Feral cats now cover 99.8% of Australia

Primate tool-use: Chimpanzees make drinking sticks

Lost British birdsong discovered in New Zealand birds

Alien bird risk from pet trade

Alien-like creatures emerge in central Australia following heavy rains

Australia's bees and wasps revealed to be as dangerous as its snakes

Primates facing 'extinction crisis'

Rare golden eagle spotted in south Norfolk

The 10 species most at risk from climate change

Birders flock to Thetford industrial estate to spot migratory gulls

A place in the country: meet the new woodlanders

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