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Between concrete and glass: Urban wildlife

There is a great diversity of organisms that have adapted to live among us. Not only arthropods, but also vertebrates such as geckos, bats, owls and, in some highly urbanised countries, even foxes, deer, and bears.


The environmental watchdogs

Wild animals can be environmental watchdogs that inform us about antimicrobial resistance.

Caragol - Snail

Why do snails come out when it rains?

Snails and slugs come out when it rains because they need a high degree of humidity to carry out some important physiological activities.


A finite trade

The trade in wild species generates great economic wealth on a global scale. The regulation of this trade must take into account many complexities.


The «other» wildlife

Our empathy for other organisms decreases the further they are removed from us on the tree of life. Photography can change this perception.

beluga mother and offspring

Why do whales sing?

Did you know that the sounds some whales produce can travel up to 3,000 kilometers across the ocean?


Barcelona’s Zoo Campaign: Animal Victory!

Barcelona's City Council passed ZOOXXI Citizens’ Initiative, an international proposal in defense of animals' rights.

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The Axis of the Earth and the Eleonora’s Falcon

Planetary geography and bird migration «Mobile organisms occupy territories with abundant resources, take advantage of them in order to breed, and leave when unfavourable conditions occur. Migration is nothing more than that» It is well known that seasonal climate alternation in mid and high latitudes of the


A Living Fossil in Our Wildlife

The curious and primitive aspect of Triops is certainly noteworthy. In fact, it has been under consideration by zoologists for a long time. If we compared fossils with currently living members of the species, we would not be able to tell the difference. These fossils