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This months composite cover celebrates 60 years since the magazine was first published in 1963 under the title Animals. Clockwise from left, it features the following British species: weasel, razorbill, pasqueflower, kestrel, shrill carder bee, puffin, purple emperor butterfly, red squirrel and bottlenose dolphin.
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Learn about the larvae that can survive without oxygen for six weeks, with our lively naturalist P.38
Seals are terrified of us, so we really need to give them a wide berth and enjoy them from a distance P.17
I was dancing around my office when I heard Jair Bolsonaro was no longer president of Brazil P.31
The lesbian Laysan albatrosses that pair up with the same sex to raise a clutch of eggs P.27
From distinctive tracks to wallows and rooted pasture and verges, Mike reveals how to spot wild boar P.34