Do snakes poo?

This question was asked by Alexei from West Sussex, UK There are around 3000 different species of snakes in the…

What is coral bleaching?

Coral is made of many tiny organisms called polyps. These soft-bodied animals are related to jellyfish and sea anemones and…

Space lettuce!

If you want a fresh salad you might take a trip to the shop, or maybe to your allotment. But…

Meet the oldest tree in the world!

Trees are fantastic. As well as being beautiful they give us shade to rest in, oxygen to breathe and something…

What are silverfish?

The silverfish¬†is a small insect usually less than 25mm in length. Both its names are strikingly descriptive; its Latin name,¬†Lepisma…

Do bees die after they sting you?

There are over 25,000 different species of bee in the world, including 245 in the UK, and it’s a common…

It’s raining spiders!

  If you think getting caught in the rain is bad, imagine what it’s like to be caught in a…