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Photo of the Day: A spotted owlet in the rain, in Raja Ji Tiger Reserve, in India, by Trikansh Sharma. If you would like your photo to be considered for Photo of the Day, use #BBCWildlifePOTD . Find out more on our website:

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Everything you need to know about kingfishers

Guide to the UK’s National Trails: history and walking routes. From @CountryfileMag 

Orangutan guide: species facts, diet and best places to see

Boris Johnson's newt-counting claim questioned. From @BBCPolitics 

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Attenborough says “watching butterflies is good for you” The mental health benefits of butterfly watching are being highlighted by David Attenborough ahead of the #ButterflyCount : ?

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National Trust to open parklands and gardens for free during #coronavirus  social distancing period

Victory for hedgehog conservation as new planning laws require 'hedgehog highways' be included in new developments nationwide.

Today is #EndangeredSpeciesDay , so we'll be sharing facts about different endangered species. First up, snow leopards! Known locally as 'ghost of the mountain', this species was reclassified from Endangered to Vulnerable in 2017:

Charities are asking people to check for animals before lighting bonfires. ? /

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“We have found that native flowers tend to attract a greater diversity of pollinators. So I would encourage everyone to squeeze in as many natives as possible – viper’s bugloss, betony, foxglove and wild geranium, for example, are all good bee plants."

The BBC has released its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2019. The list includes conservationists and #climatechange  activists such as @GretaThunberg , @FranciaMarquezM , @TrangN90  and Autumn Peltier. #100Women 

Happy #WorldOtterDay ! Did you know that there are 13 extant (living) otter species? Find out more about the different species here:

#WorldBeeDay How to identify spring bees Our guide will help you recognise 12 early-emerging bee species - many of which are common in gardens: ? Felicity Rose Cole

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