Emerging from its tunnel, an adult star-nosed mole displays its heavily clawed forelimbs, well equipped for digging, and the twenty-two touch-sensitive appendages ringing its snout.
Conspicuous armaments are good visual proxies for fighting ability.
Bats, reservoirs for such viruses as Ebola, are increasingly villainized and require special conservation.
After centuries of moving through the Irish countryside, a group known as Travellers has come to rest.
Algae, plants and humans: three groups of organisms that used chemistry to change the planet.