Superhero Sunday: The Top 10 Superpowers of EDGE Species Part 2/2

  Welcome back to Superhero Sunday here at EDGE!  Last week we met a salamander who can go ten years without eating, a bird who’s older than the Titanic, an armoured anteater, and lots more!  This week we continue with our countdown of EDGE species with amazing superpowers, animals that rival the greatest characters in […]

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Superhero Sunday: The Top 10 Superpowers of EDGE Species Part 1/2

Who loves superheroes? We all love superheroes! From Spiderman to the Avengers to Batman to the Fantastic Four to Ant-Man, superheroes are flooding popular culture and becoming an increasingly huge part of western culture. But sometimes we forget that powers that seem impossible in humans are common, even run-of-the-mill, in animals. And nowhere is that […]

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What a Wonderful World

  Blind salamanders, paternal toads, scaly anteaters, fiery-coloured cats.  There can be no doubt that we live in a world of wonders, of beauty and variety that we’re only just starting to uncover. This week we’ve been showcasing some incredible species, species with a remarkable life history, something they bring to the world that nothing else […]

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World Pangolin Day 2015

When Westminster Adult Education Service asked ZSL to provide inspiration for students on their adults’ graphics course we couldn’t think of a better muse than the pangolin. Described variously as a ‘walking pinecone’, ‘a ‘tiny dinosaur’ and ‘simply magical’, the humble pangolin has experienced a meteoric rise to fame in recent months thanks to countless […]

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Roll with the pangolins to raise awareness of the world’s most trafficked mammal

This week Angry Birds has teamed up with United for Wildlife to bring you a one off exclusive ‘Roll with the Pangolins’ tournament, aimed at raising awareness of the threat these animals face from poaching. Found in tropical regions across Africa and Asia, the eight living species of pangolin are all implicated in the illegal […]

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