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The Darwin’s frog

Iconic species likely to be wiped-out by amphibian fungus, despite lack of obvious short-term evidence

Komodo dragon

Indonesian fossil discovery reveals Wallacean islands were once home to an array of fantastic beasts

Grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)

Protected areas defend wildlife from invasive species

Pair of wild dog pups from the Zimbabwe study site

ZSL-led study suggests shifting climate may be harming pups’ chances of survival

Mnx Shearwaters at sea

ZSL scientists show that remotely sensed wind speed can determine flying behaviour in common seabirds

Healthy grass snake

Study finds emerging fungal pathogen amongst European snake populations

Galapagos tortoise

Fossil evidence suggests the giant chelonians were impacted by climate change which restricted their habitat

Yadvinder Malhi

Professor Yadvinder Malhi: ‘How animals shape habitats, ecosystems and the global biosphere’

Dr Veronica Fowler at a soapbox science event

Across the UK and beyond this summer, the world’s finest female scientists will be taking to their soapboxes to share their passion for science...