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Giant 1.2 metre wide dinosaur footprint discovered in Bolivia
The huge footprint is one of the largest ever found in Bolivia in South America.
Which are the world's tallest animals?
We've just found out that Dutch men are the tallest in the world - but which animals are the tallest?
Happy Feet! The penguin who got a new boot.
Purps the Penguin injured his foot five years ago, now thanks to a little bit of help, he has a new 3D printed boot.
Snail Racing Championships - all the slips and slides.
It's fast, it's furious, well no not really, but some say it's thrilling - it's the World Snail Racing Championships.
Top tips for spotting dolphins off the UK coast
Scientists from the Sea Watch Foundation are conducting a big dolphin count in the UK and are asking for your help spotting them.
Giant lizard takes over supermarket in Thailand
A huge monitor lizard stunned shoppers in Thailand when he walked through the front door of a Tesco store in Ban Khlong Nung.
South Africa's Great White Sharks facing extinction
The Great White Shark population around South Africa is facing extinction, according to researchers.
New species of 'Megaraptor' dinosaur found
Raptors were some of the scariest dinosaurs to walk the earth, but a new discovery of 'Megaraptors' could be even more terrifying!
Finding Dory: Worries that film could cause fish decline
Conservationists are worried the new Pixar film 'Finding Dory' could lead to more people wanting tropical fish as pets.
Dog breaks balloon-popping record
Twinkie the Jack Russell popped one hundred balloons in 39 seconds.
Meet the super cats nominated for an award
Take a look at these fantastic felines who have been nominated for an award for helping their owners.
Annual Royal Swan Upping takes place on River Thames
A count of the Queen's swans has taken place on the River Thames. Each year the royal birds are checked to see how many there are.
Animal shelter asks Pokémon Go players for help
An animal shelter in America is teaming up with Pokémon Go players to volunteer to walk their dogs.
New armoured spider discovered in prehistoric amber
A bizarre new species of spider with horned fangs and armoured skin has been discovered trapped in amber from the prehistoric era - millions of years ago.
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Divers tackle Great Barrier Reef starfish threat
An army of divers are taking on one of the biggest threats to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia - the 'Crown of Thorns' starfish.
David Attenborough turns 90 years old
Jenny takes a look back at just some of the highlights of Sir David Attenborough's long career working with animals.
Five dinosaur discoveries that changed the world
After researchers discover a new trail of dinosaur fossils in Scotland we look back the most amazing dinosaur discoveries of all time.

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