Chinese New Year is a huge festival that is celebrated in multiple countries by over one fifth of the world's population. The year of the dog, the rat, the snake and the other 9 signs come with their own unique style, but which one suits you best?
Entries in tigers (12)
A virus, mainly affecting dogs, is threatening the remaining, endangered wild populations of tigers worldwide. If left unattended, it poses a serious threat to this species, now risking extinction within 50 years. Any conservation efforts towards tigers must keep Canine Distemper Virus in their sights if we are to help this majestic animal survive as long as possible.
What animals jump into your mind when you think about Africa, Indonesia and South America? Perhaps lions, orang-utans and jaguars? Many creatures are so well known that they are synonymous with certain countries but as there are around 5000 different species of mammals alone, many often get forgotten.
This week Into the Wild has been on a round the world trip to the lands touched by the equatorial line. So far we’ve been through South America and Africa. Today the line of zero degrees latitude is leading us into Asia where it passes over just a small selection of Indonesian Islands – despite their small size, these lands are still jam packed with equatorial wonders.
Ah Friday afternoon. After a week of hard work it's time for something fun, and what could be more fun than art class? We got our resident Tony Hart to give you a little demo on drawing some of our favourite animals.