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Smilodon
Smilodon

The now extinct Smilodon is one of the most famous of the sabre-toothed cats.

Rhinoceros Clip: Ep 2: Natural Curiosities
Thick-Skinned Rhinos

The thick, folded skin of the rhinoceros looks almost like armour plating.

In Photos: The Life of Birds
The Life of Birds in Photos

Colonising the land, sea and air, could birds be the greatest group of animals on Earth?

Spotted Hyaenas
Spotted Hyaenas Facts and Photos

The most common African carnivore spotted hyaenas are the hunter-scavenger top dog!

Painted Lady Butterflies
Painted Lady Butterflies Facts and Photos

Painted ladies are a popular butterfly, which undergoes a curious relay migration.

Swifts and Swallows
Swifts and Swallows Facts and Photos

Swifts and swallows are unrelated yet superficially similar. Can you tell the difference?

Seahorse
Seahorse Facts and Photos

Seahorses are a remarkable fish with the males becoming pregnant with the female's eggs.

Spider
Spider Facts and Photos

Even if your an arachnophobe spiders are still a remarkable animal!

Weaver Birds
Weaver Birds Facts and Photos

Weaver birds build exquisite nest structures that can rival any human engineering.

Electric Eel
Electric Eel Facts and Photos

Electric eels are famed for their ability to produce an electric shock.

Gorilla
Gorilla Facts and Photos

The largest of the primates, gorillas aren't as savage as they were once thought to be.

Winter Animal Athletes
Wild Winter Athletes

You may have some incredible athletes on your TV right now, but how about these wild ones?

Common Cuckoos
Cuckoo Facts and Photos

Cuckoos take advantage of other birds by tricking them into rearing their young for them.

Death's Head Hawkmoth
Death's Head Hawkmoth Facts and Photos

Death's head hawkmoths may be pretty startling to us but they're almost invisible to bees.

Wood Frog
Wood Frog Facts and Photos

Wood frogs have the curious ability to withstand freezing.

Giant Squid
Giant Squid Facts and Photos

Giant squid are enormous deep-sea cephalopods found throughout the world's oceans.

Owls
Owl Facts and Photos

Associated with wisdom, owls are superbly adapted to detecting their elusive prey.

Hedgehogs
Hedgehog Facts and Photos

Hedgehogs are a famously spiny mammal distantly related to shrews.

Rhinos
Rhino Facts and Photos

Rhinos are easily identified by their distinct facial horns and thick, grey skin.

Aphids
Aphid Photos and Facts

Aphids are small insects that can be found drinking sap on plants in gardens worldwide.

In Photos: Birds
Birds in Photos

Feathered and winged, they roam the world's skies. Some have even reverted back to land.

In Photos: Mammals
Mammals in Photos

Mammals include the largest and most successful animals on the planet.

In Photos: Invertebrates
Invertebrates in Photos

They may be spineless, but they're some of the hardiest creatures on Earth.

In Photos: Reptiles
Reptiles in Photos

A gallery of that cold-blooded, scaly group of animals: the reptiles.

In Photos: Hippopotamuses
Hippos in Photos

A gallery celebrating the fascinating African mammal that is the hippo.

Baby Animals in Photos
Baby Animals in Photos

A gallery of all your favourite baby animals from around the world, aren't they cute?

Lions on the Move Clip
Lions on the Move Clip

Watch a clip of the series covering Lions on the Move.

In Photos: The Great Penguin Rescue
The Great Penguin Rescue in Photos

Michaela Strachan and African penguins makes for a great combination.

In Photos: Hyenas from Lions on the Move
Hyenas from Lions on the Move in Photos

There were more than just lions in Lions on the Move... There were hyenas too!

In Photos: Gorilla Revisted with David Attenborough
Gorilla Revisted with David Attenborough in Photos

View images of Sir David Attenborough as he presents Gorilla Revisted.

In Photos: Your Favourite Animals
Your Favourite Animals in Photos

All your favourite animals in one photo gallery. Yours missing? Leave a comment!

Eden's Favourite Animals
Eden's Favourite Animals

A photo gallery of the Eden team's favourite animals!

In Photos: Hedgehogs
Hedgehogs in Photos

Hedgehogs are renowned for their spiky, modified guard hairs.

In Photos: Orang-utans
Orang-utans in Photos

Everyone has a soft spot for the iconic orang-utan, the king of the swingers.

In Photos: Whale Adventure With Nigel Marven
Whale Adventure With Nigel Marven in Photos

Up and down the coastline, Nigel Marven meets whale-watchers, scientists and researchers.

In Photos: Cheetah: Prince of Speed
Cheetah: Prince of Speed in Photos

Cheetahs are the fastest land animal on earth, keeping up with them is a struggle.

In Photos: Africa: Earthflight
Africa: Earthflight in Photos

Fly over Africa on the back of a vulture and see the African continent with fresh eyes.

In Photos: Baby Hippos
Baby Hippos in Photos

Baby hippos can still weigh around the same as an adult human.

In Photos: The Life of Mammals
The Life of Mammals in Photos

See photos from the landmark series The Life of Mammals.

In Photos: Life
Life in Photos

Stunning pictures from Sir David Attenborough's landmark wildlife series Life.

In Photos: Europe: Earthflight
Europe: Earthflight in Photos

We soar with cranes and geese over Venice, the white cliffs of Dover and Edinburgh.

In Photos: Ant Attack
Ant Attack in Photos

This army of 20m sisters thrives by ravaging the forest, killing everything it meets!

In Photos: Seasons: Frozen Planet
Seasons: Frozen Planet in Photos

The Frozen Planet can be surprisingly full of life.

In Photos: To the Ends of the Earth: Frozen Planet
To the Ends of the Earth: Frozen Planet in Photos

Frozen Planet heads to the ends of the earth to capture incredible wildlife.

In Photos: African Elephants
African Elephants in Photos

African elephants are even larger than there Asian relatives.

In Photos: Tigers
Tigers in Photos

Tigers are the largest of all the cats and one of the most deadly!

In Photos: Giraffes
Giraffes in Photos

Sometimes you need a wide angle lens to fit the world’s tallest land animal into a photo.

In Photos: Lions
Lions in Photos

Lions are the sociable members of the cat family.

In Photos: Lemurs
Lemurs in Photos

Locked on the island of Madagascar, it's no wonder lemurs are so unique!

In Photos: Big Cats
Big Cats in Photos

The big cats are some of the biggest land predators on the planet!

In Photos: Sharks
Sharks in Photos

There are over 470 species of shark. See some of them in action.

In Photos: Monkeys
Monkeys In Photos

Monkeys are incredibly diverse, intelligent primates.

In Photos: Poison Dart Frogs
Poison Dart Frogs in Photos

Poison dart frog is the common name of a group of Central and South American frogs.

In Photos: Penguins
Penguins in Photos

Penguins are perfectly adapted for an aquatic life.

In Photos: Baby Monkeys and Apes
Baby Monkeys and Apes in Photos

Baby monkeys can tug at the heart strings of even the sternest of people.

In Photos: Big Cat Cubs
Big Cat Cubs in Photos

From snow leopard cubs to white tiger cubs, learn more about the big cats' young.

In Photos: Owls
Owls in Photos

Owls are some of the most widely dispersed birds in the world.

In Photos: Komodo Dragon
Komodo Dragons in Photos

Power, venom, patience; the Komodo dragon has all the virtues of a killer.

In Photos: Elephants
Elephants in Photos

Their trunks, tusks and immense size sets elephants in a class of their own!

Scorpions
Scorpions Facts and Photos

Scorpions are typically characterised by their eight legs, claws and curved tail.

Why do Elephants have a Trunk?
Why do Elephants have a Trunk?

You can't think of elephants without immediately picturing that long trunk.

Why do Zebra have Stripes?
Why do Zebra have Stripes?

The question "why do zebra have stripes?" is one that has been asked a thousand times.

Why do Narwhals have a Tusk?
Why do Narwhals have a Tusk?

The exact function of the narwhal's tusk has troubled scientists for years.

Zebra
Zebra Facts and Photos

Simply striped horses or are they patterned marvels?

Butterflies
Butterflies Facts and Photos

The large, vividly coloured wings and fluttering flight typifies the butterflies.

Snails
Snails Facts and Photos

With spiral shells that they can escape into, snails are hardy characters.

Nautilus
Nautilus Facts and Photos

This free-swimming marine mollusc looks like it has come straight from the prehistoric.

Narwhal
Narwhal Facts and Photos

The spiral tusk typifies this extraordinary whale.

Naked Mole Rat
Naked Mole Rat Facts and Photos

The curious African burrowing rodent with a set of very unusual adaptations.

Duck-billed Platypus
Duck-billed Platypus Facts and Photos

When first discovered it was so odd that it was thought to be a hoax.

Midwife Toad
Midwife Toad Facts and Photos

The male midwife toad carries fertilised eggs wrapped around its hind legs.

Chameleons
Chameleon Facts and Photos

Mitten feet, rotating eyes and variable colour hardly compare to its extraordinary tongue.

Apes and Monkeys
Apes and Monkeys Photos and Facts

Simians are classified as the higher primates, and include apes and monkeys.

Wolves
Wolf Facts and Photos

Wolves capture our imagination for their fierce loyalty and devotion.

Dolphins
Dolphin Facts and Photos

Dolphins are a kind of toothed whale and are incredibly intelligent.

Whales
Whale Facts and Photos

The cetaceans include both the baleen and toothed whales.

Sharks
Shark Facts and Photos

Sharks are cartilaginous fish which have been in our oceans for over 420 million years.

Galapagos Wildlife Safari
Galapagos Wildlife Safari

These remote, rocky islands are the Pacific’s biggest eco-tourist draw.

Polar Bears
Polar Bear Facts and Photos

Polar bears are the largest land carnivores on Earth.

Penguins
Penguin Facts and Photos

Penguins are a group of flightless birds which are restricted to the southern hemisphere.

Weddell Seals
Weddell Seal Facts and Photos

The Arctic Weddell seals were named after British sailor, Captain James Weddell.

Snowy Owls
Snowy Owl Facts and Photos

Learn about the snowy owl's habitat, vital statistics and breeding.

Walrus
Walrus Facts and Photos

Find out more about these magnificent creatures and their behaviour.

Birds
Bird Facts and Photos

Find out about British birds, tropical birds and birds of prey with these facts.

Komodo Dragons
Komodo Dragon Facts and Photos

Komodo dragons are the heaviest lizards in the world and live on an island in Indonesia.

Snakes
Snake Facts and Photos

Which snake is the most venomous? And which is the swiftest?

Elephants
Elephant Facts and Photos

Why do elephants favour one tusk? Do they really never forget?

How Do Birds Fly?
How Do Birds Fly?

With some notable exceptions, most birds can fly with ease. But how do they do it?

Zebra Domestication
Zebra Domestication

Zebras evolved among the Old World horses within the last 4 million years.

Sloths
Sloth Facts and Photos

Sloths have come to symbolise laziness but these magnificent animals aren't boring!

Lemurs
Lemur Facts and Photos

The isolated island of Madagascar is famous for its lemur inhabitants.

Giraffes
Giraffe Facts and Photos

The world’s tallest land animal, giraffes are one of the most unique species on Earth.