Animals

Tiger (iStock)Wild, extinct, domesticated, endangered - the animal kingdom is filled with creatures of exotic shapes and sizes, making them a firm favourite for curious minds and fact finders of all ages. Here you can find a menagerie of  animal facts and pictures of the wonderful beasts that walk the earth, the birds that soar through the sky and the sea creatures that swim through the vast oceans of our Earth. 

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10 deadly parasites

They’ll drink your blood, worm their way into your body and take over your mind. Nell Barrie meets nature’s weirdest, and most disgusting, freeloaders

How do corals eat?

Coral reefs house at least 25 per cent of species on Earth despite covering only 0.2 per cent of the ocean floor.

Meet the dogs with OCD

Could understanding canine compulsions help find new treatments for people with obsessive–compulsive disorders too? Shayla Love investigates.