Today we’re going to talk about hippos, mainly because they’re my favourite animal. Hippos live in Africa, and are the third largest land mammal in the world (behind elephants and rhinos). Hippo poaching (illegal hunting) is not as widely known about as rhino or elephant poaching, but sadly hippos are victims too.
We’ve all seen the terrible pictures that have come out of New York in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, but did you know that the hurricane also bought devastation in Cuba and Haiti?
We all travel more than at any other time in human history – planes and, trains, cars etc, along with people travelling abroad for work means that all adults are always on the go.
Birds of prey are fantastic creatures, so why would some people want to hurt them?
The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef at 2600km long, and is just off the coast of Australia. It’s also stunningly beautiful, and is home to numerous species of fish and other aquatic animals.
When it comes to this summer, there is one subject that has been on everyone’s lips for months.
This summer has been awful for us, but even worse for our feathered and furry friends. This means that our wildlife needs a helping hand from us!
What part do mosquitoes and other insects that we love to hate (I’m looking at you wasps…) play in our ecosystems?
Did you know that some organisms are thought to be immortal? Not just Time Lords either, animals that you may have seen…
What effect do large tsunamis have on aquatic ecosystems? Well, it’s a bit like putting lions in the New Forest…