How did George Stubbs, one of England’s foremost painters of horses and dogs, get Australian animals so wrong?
The merits of the dingo fence are hotly debated, and there have been calls to pull it down. We need a better understanding of how the mega-structure affects species that live along it.
A peculiar giant kangaroo that once lived in New Guinea would have descended from a much more ancient form that migrated from Australia, between 5 million and 8 million years ago.
Leather isn’t just a by-product of the meat industry, and raises serious moral questions for anyone who cares about animal rights.
In the mid 19th century, kangaroo hunting was a sport. Colonial hunting clubs were established across Australia and everyone from Charles Darwin to Anthony Trollope tried their hand at shooting roos.
Here’s some advice on taking selfies with wild animals: don’t. It’s not fun for the animal, and can have serious knock-on effects for their health. And you could be injured (or worse).
Parents’ DNA try to manipulate one another in a bid to shape junior in their mould.