Take a walk on the wildside this week as Cosmos explores some random, peculiar and fascinating features found in nature.
New hope for world’s weirdest flower
Deep in the Southeast Asian jungle blooms the world’s biggest single flower; a massive fleshy orb which has evolved to attract insects by mimicking rotting meat. Read more
Threat to wildlife haven in ‘scariest place on Earth’
An unlikely and unique cradle of biodiversity that runs the length of the world’s most heavily militarised border is being threatened by encroaching development, conservation experts say. Read more
Lemur’s long buried secrets revealed
The mystery of the Madagascar dwarf lemur’s winter disappearance has been revealed: it burrows deep into the soil, curled up for a months-long sleep, scientists were astonished to find. Read more