Species Showcase – The palmate newt

The palmate newt can often be confused with the smooth newt, however, it does have some very slight differences in both behaviour and appearance. They favour shallower pools on acidic …

Species showcase – Amphibians

British amphibians cannot tolerate excessively cold weather and so seek shelter in the winter months to hibernate. This is usually around November to February when overnight temperatures drop, slowing their …

The good, the bad and the ugly …

Our mums always told us beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so we will let you judge which is which from our top five list of creatures that …