The now extinct Smilodon is one of the most famous of the sabre-toothed cats.
The thick, folded skin of the rhinoceros looks almost like armour plating.
Colonising the land, sea and air, could birds be the greatest group of animals on Earth?
The most common African carnivore spotted hyaenas are the hunter-scavenger top dog!
Painted ladies are a popular butterfly, which undergoes a curious relay migration.
Swifts and swallows are unrelated yet superficially similar. Can you tell the difference?
Seahorses are a remarkable fish with the males becoming pregnant with the female's eggs.
Even if your an arachnophobe spiders are still a remarkable animal!
Weaver birds build exquisite nest structures that can rival any human engineering.
Electric eels are famed for their ability to produce an electric shock.
The largest of the primates, gorillas aren't as savage as they were once thought to be.
You may have some incredible athletes on your TV right now, but how about these wild ones?
Cuckoos take advantage of other birds by tricking them into rearing their young for them.
Death's head hawkmoths may be pretty startling to us but they're almost invisible to bees.
Wood frogs have the curious ability to withstand freezing.
Giant squid are enormous deep-sea cephalopods found throughout the world's oceans.
Associated with wisdom, owls are superbly adapted to detecting their elusive prey.
Hedgehogs are a famously spiny mammal distantly related to shrews.
Rhinos are easily identified by their distinct facial horns and thick, grey skin.
Aphids are small insects that can be found drinking sap on plants in gardens worldwide.
Feathered and winged, they roam the world's skies. Some have even reverted back to land.
Mammals include the largest and most successful animals on the planet.
They may be spineless, but they're some of the hardiest creatures on Earth.
A gallery of that cold-blooded, scaly group of animals: the reptiles.
A gallery celebrating the fascinating African mammal that is the hippo.
A gallery of all your favourite baby animals from around the world, aren't they cute?
Watch a clip of the series covering Lions on the Move.
Michaela Strachan and African penguins makes for a great combination.
There were more than just lions in Lions on the Move... There were hyenas too!
View images of Sir David Attenborough as he presents Gorilla Revisted.
All your favourite animals in one photo gallery. Yours missing? Leave a comment!
A photo gallery of the Eden team's favourite animals!
Hedgehogs are renowned for their spiky, modified guard hairs.
Everyone has a soft spot for the iconic orang-utan, the king of the swingers.
Up and down the coastline, Nigel Marven meets whale-watchers, scientists and researchers.
Cheetahs are the fastest land animal on earth, keeping up with them is a struggle.
Fly over Africa on the back of a vulture and see the African continent with fresh eyes.
Baby hippos can still weigh around the same as an adult human.
See photos from the landmark series The Life of Mammals.
Stunning pictures from Sir David Attenborough's landmark wildlife series Life.
We soar with cranes and geese over Venice, the white cliffs of Dover and Edinburgh.
This army of 20m sisters thrives by ravaging the forest, killing everything it meets!
The Frozen Planet can be surprisingly full of life.
Frozen Planet heads to the ends of the earth to capture incredible wildlife.
African elephants are even larger than there Asian relatives.
Tigers are the largest of all the cats and one of the most deadly!
Sometimes you need a wide angle lens to fit the world’s tallest land animal into a photo.
Lions are the sociable members of the cat family.
Locked on the island of Madagascar, it's no wonder lemurs are so unique!
The big cats are some of the biggest land predators on the planet!
There are over 470 species of shark. See some of them in action.
Monkeys are incredibly diverse, intelligent primates.
Poison dart frog is the common name of a group of Central and South American frogs.
Penguins are perfectly adapted for an aquatic life.
Baby monkeys can tug at the heart strings of even the sternest of people.
From snow leopard cubs to white tiger cubs, learn more about the big cats' young.
Owls are some of the most widely dispersed birds in the world.
Power, venom, patience; the Komodo dragon has all the virtues of a killer.
Their trunks, tusks and immense size sets elephants in a class of their own!
Scorpions are typically characterised by their eight legs, claws and curved tail.
You can't think of elephants without immediately picturing that long trunk.
The question "why do zebra have stripes?" is one that has been asked a thousand times.
The exact function of the narwhal's tusk has troubled scientists for years.
Simply striped horses or are they patterned marvels?
The large, vividly coloured wings and fluttering flight typifies the butterflies.
With spiral shells that they can escape into, snails are hardy characters.
This free-swimming marine mollusc looks like it has come straight from the prehistoric.
The spiral tusk typifies this extraordinary whale.
The curious African burrowing rodent with a set of very unusual adaptations.
When first discovered it was so odd that it was thought to be a hoax.
The male midwife toad carries fertilised eggs wrapped around its hind legs.
Mitten feet, rotating eyes and variable colour hardly compare to its extraordinary tongue.
Simians are classified as the higher primates, and include apes and monkeys.
Wolves capture our imagination for their fierce loyalty and devotion.
Dolphins are a kind of toothed whale and are incredibly intelligent.
The cetaceans include both the baleen and toothed whales.
Sharks are cartilaginous fish which have been in our oceans for over 420 million years.
These remote, rocky islands are the Pacific’s biggest eco-tourist draw.
Polar bears are the largest land carnivores on Earth.
Penguins are a group of flightless birds which are restricted to the southern hemisphere.
The Arctic Weddell seals were named after British sailor, Captain James Weddell.
Learn about the snowy owl's habitat, vital statistics and breeding.
Find out more about these magnificent creatures and their behaviour.
Find out about British birds, tropical birds and birds of prey with these facts.
Komodo dragons are the heaviest lizards in the world and live on an island in Indonesia.
Which snake is the most venomous? And which is the swiftest?
Why do elephants favour one tusk? Do they really never forget?
With some notable exceptions, most birds can fly with ease. But how do they do it?
Zebras evolved among the Old World horses within the last 4 million years.
Sloths have come to symbolise laziness but these magnificent animals aren't boring!
The isolated island of Madagascar is famous for its lemur inhabitants.
The world’s tallest land animal, giraffes are one of the most unique species on Earth.