These wilderness escapes are perfect for walkers, cyclists, adventurers – and those in search of splendid isolation. Here, writers, rangers and guides reveal their favourite spots
From the Pink Floyd shrimp that makes a noise so loud it can kill small fish, to giant stick insects and new types of orangutans and gibbons, here is a round up of new animal species discovered in 2017.
Polar bears, rare wolves, aye-aye and gorillas – our readers share heart-racing encounters with the world’s wild ones
Few locals know about Walthamstow Wetlands in north London, which opens on Friday. But now they, and nature lovers everywhere, can enjoy this amazing bird reserve for free
Wrestling komodo dragons and thirsty squirrels are among the creatures captured on camera by photographers for this year’s competition. The exhibition opens on 16 October at the Natural History Museum in London
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