BBC Wildlife began life as Animals Magazine, launched in January 1963 by filmmaker Armand Denis.
In his editor's welcome letter, Denis wrote “The world must now wake up to the terrible danger that many wild animals face. We do not want our children’s grandchildren to ask: ‘What was a wild animal?’" - a statement that still resonates today.
Over 50 years later BBC Wildlife Magazine continues to celebrate the natural world, featuring all the latest discoveries, news and views on wildlife, conservation and environmental issues. With strong broadcasting links, authoritative journalism and award-winning photography, BBC Wildlife Magazine is essential reading for anyone with a passion for wildlife who wants to understand, experience and enjoy nature more.
Each issue is packed with fascinating features written by wildlife our experts, discussion of the latest conservation and environmental issues, award-winning photography, quizzes and competitions plus much more.
The photographs are in alphabetical order by photographer surname. You may only choose one image - trust us we know it's difficult!
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