Wildlife & nature
Trees have found several ingenious ways to ensure their seeds are spread far and wide. Some use wind or water, some use explosive force, and some hitch a ride on passing animals. We look at each of these clever methods.
You can’t always see how trees react to damage, but two of their responses are particularly visible: burrs and bacterial tree ooze.
New footage has revealed this year’s osprey chicks survived two close shaves with a tenacious pine marten while still in their eggs.
Beech is one of our most popular trees. Here are our tips on how to identify them, why some may look a little different and other interesting facts.