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Photograph at night of Sam wearing thick gloves and holding the small mammal

Professor Samuel Turvey awarded prestigious medal for outstanding contributions to the field of zoology

Photograph of a frog's head sticking above the surface of a pond

Compelling research reveals fatal spread of Ranavirus will increase if carbon emissions are not reduced.

Monni on the soapbox podium holding up an illustration of a beetle

Women in science will be celebrated across the globe this summer - at Soapbox Science, where female scientists take the stand to preach their...

Photograph of a Hoang Lien frog sat on a rock

An international study has found that a fungal disease has caused dramatic population declines in at least 501 amphibian species, including 90...

Close-up photograph of a T. helveticus newt on top of a rock

Private amphibian traders urged to prevent Bsal fungus from infecting wild populations

Photograph of the catalogued bone fragments

Cayman Island fossils reveal previously-undescribed extinct mammals

A male hihi, also known as a stitchbird, perched on a branch.

ZSL scientists pioneer new method of monitoring hihi reintroductions by listening in on bird ‘conversations’

Screenshot of the character selection screen for the Tricky Trawl game

New game aims to educate children on impacts of seabed trawling on marine habitats

Sonneratia alba, Capiz, Philippines

Scientists call on governments to move away from short-term politically driven plans destroying mangrove habitats

Picture of the venomous snake Atheris squamigera taken by Benjamin Tapley in Cameroon

Researchers show that the potency of a snake’s venom depends on what it eats