Doubling the number of Wild Tigers by 2022

December 21, 2016 0

13 Tiger Countries have vowed to double the number of Wild tigers by 2022 but is it achievable? 100 years ago there were estimated to be over 100,000 tigers in the wild, however in recent […]


Bumping into Gaboon Adders!

December 13, 2016 0

For years I had dreamt of seeing a Gaboon Adder (Bitis gabonica) out in the wild. It has to be one of the most beautiful snakes in the world! It captivates many, and sparks interest, […]

A beautifully posed Peacock butterfly showing those distinctive eyespots, this particular individual looks very fresh and is in pristine condition – Oisín Duffy
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Peacock Butterfly (Inachis io) — ID Guide

December 7, 2016 0

The Peacock Butterfly is one of our most distinctive butterfly species, it is large and brightly coloured and once seen, it is not easily forgotten. This species follows on from the last two in that […]

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Flabellina pedata — ID Guide

December 5, 2016 0

Flabellina pedata unfortunately has no common name (though is sometimes synonymised as Doris pedata or Coryphella pedata). It is a species of Nudibranch, a marine mollusc, so called as their gills are not enclosed and […]


Investigating a non-native species in Cambridge

December 1, 2016 0

It may surprise most people (especially the residents of Cambridge), that an isolated population of a non-native toad exists within the heart of the city. I’m not entirely sure how the toads became established as […]