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Animals

These Sharks Glow Underwater—Thanks To Tiny Lightsabers loading...
These Sharks Glow Underwater—Thanks To Tiny Lightsabers
A new study finds a brand-new chemical pathway for biofluorescence in sharks—and the molecules are also antibacterial.
Forest Fires Are Getting Too Hot—Even For Fire-Adapted Animals loading...
Forest Fires Are Getting Too Hot—Even For Fire-Adapted Animals
The black-backed woodpecker needs wildfires to survive. But has it hit its limit?
Shining A Light On The Smaller Wild Cat Species loading...
Shining A Light On The Smaller Wild Cat Species
Ben Britton is talking animatedly about caracals. On a recent trip to Botswana where he has been working on conservation projects for over 10 years he spotted a caracal in the wild.
About Animals

Animals are members of Kingdom Animalia, also known as Metazoa. All animals are multicellular and motile, meaning they can move impulsively and independently. 

For all they have in common, different animal species vary in spectacular ways. Some are more active at night (known as nocturnal) while others are most active during the day (known as diurnal). Some are merely a few cells; whiles others can weigh several tonnes.

The five most well-known classes of fauna are mammals (such as lions and monkeys), birds (such as ducks and emus), fish (such as sharks and snapper), reptiles (such as snakes and crocodiles) and amphibians (such as frogs and salamanders).

The exact number of animal species existing on Earth is still not known, with around 17-18,000 new species being discovered every year.

Scroll through the videos, photos and articles below to find out more about animals.

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