Atlantic salmon are incredible fish that migrate thousands of miles in their lifetime from saltwater to freshwater habitats to spawn. Migrations are incredible to watch, with salmon leaping their way up streams and waterfalls!
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Baboons are noisy, sociable animals that live in big groups. They are similar to humans in so many ways. The bond between mother and infant baboon is very special, for example, and baboons even follow a daily routine much like our own!
Badgers are fantastic diggers. They live in family groups in underground homes known as setts. Setts can have many rooms, linked by tunnels and and are kept exceptionally clean.
The barracuda is highly evolved to be a master predator in its environment—the fish has been developing its skills for 50 million years!
Basking sharks can be found in temperate waters around the globe and are the world’s second largest living fish reaching an impressive 8 metres (that’s almost the length of two cars).
Like human children, bear cubs are extremely playful; and just like human mothers, if things get too rough, mother bears will make them stop to protect them from hurting themselves.
Beavers are social animals, living in large family groups of monogamous parents, young kits, and the yearlings from the previous spring.