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Animal Courtship
 
24 Aug 2014 12:00 am
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Animals use many and varied means in their courtship and mating rituals. Birds of paradise, for instance, have evolved extremely complex displays and colourful plumes, while bowerbirds focus on eleaborately decorated display grounds. Some animals present nuptial gifts, others engage in aggressive or defensive biting and punching, and many species employ loud vocalisations and bright colours.~

~Explore our gallery of courtship behaviour, from chilled out seals to affectionate owls and ecstatic newts!~

 
Animals in Snow
 
22 Aug 2014 12:00 am
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Camouflage
 
15 Sep 2015 01:49 pm
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Creatures of the Night
 
12 Oct 2016 12:00 am
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Many creatures are adapted for a totally or partially nocturnal existence. Here we profile examples familiar and unfamiliar!
 
Jump into the Leap Year!
 
20 Feb 2016 12:00 am
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To celebrate the Leap Year, we've compiled a gallery of great images of animals jumping.~Long Jumpers~The African sharp-nosed frog holds the record and can jump 100 times its body length, while jumping spiders can jump 50 times and grasshoppers 20 times their body length. Kangaroos can jump 13.5 metres, impalas 10 metres and snow leopards 15 metres.~High Jumpers~The cat flea holds the record and can jump 150 times its body height. Froghoppers can jump 115 times their body height and klipspringers 10 times their height. Pumas and dolphins can jump 5 metres, salmon 4.5 metres and springbok 4 metres.
 
Migration
 
12 Oct 2015 02:00 pm
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Nature's Mothers
 
20 Nov 2014 12:00 am
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To celebrate Mother's Day, we've updated our gallery on animal mothers, showing the many ways in which they care for their young and demonstrating the powerful bond that exists in many species between mothers and their offspring.
 
Play
 
25 Aug 2014 04:31 pm
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With the summer holiday season on the horizon, here's a gallery of fun images of young animals at play, with or without parental supervision, which might get you in the mood for some summer recreation.
 
Sequences
 
21 Jan 2015 05:20 pm
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Here we showcase some of our extensive collection of sequential images. Some show seasonal sequences, others behvioural sequences, illustrated using a single frame or a series of separate images. We have much more coverage of this type, so just contact us for further details.
 
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