The Black Mamba, the largest venomous snake in Africa. The researchers found strong evidence that venoms have evolved to be more potent toward animals that are more closely related to their diet

Irish researchers have revealed why the venom of some snakes makes them more deadly than others – and how venom has evolved depending on where they li(...)

Close to extinction: a wild African dog. Photograph: iStock

Seven wild dog pups were born in Dublin Zoo recently. The four adults and the pups are sometimes mistaken by visitors for dogs or hyenas, but this is (...)

Above, the Kogi tribe of Colombia, who summoned film-maker Alan Ereira back more than 20 years after his first film about them

More than 20 years ago, the British documentary film maker Alan Ereira began researching a film about a lost city in the rainforests of Colombia’s Sie(...)