Ai Weiwei tops list of influential artistsFriday, 19 October, 2012, 5:23am
Whatever You Do, Don't Run by Peter Allison (read by Antony Ferguson) Tantor Audio (audiobook)6 May 2012 - 12:00am
Eyes work in different ways, letting some animals see what people can only imagine. An owl's eyes are located together in the front of its face, allowing excellent depth of perception when hunting. A membrane protects the eyes of hippos and crocodiles from debris underwater. Iguanas and zebras have excellent vision and can see colours.19 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
Friday, June 16, 9.30pm-12.30am
I Am Sam
A mentally handicapped man fights for custody of his seven-year-old daughter, and in the process teaches his cold-hearted lawyer the value of love and family.
Sam Dawson has the mental capacity of a seven-year-old.
He works at a Starbucks and is obsessed with the Beatles.16 Jun 2006 - 12:00am
A 4.5-tonne hippopotamus opening its massive jaws and showing a row of blunt-ended teeth is enough to frighten anyone - but sometimes a herd of more than 100 animals may gather in a river! They 'yawn' not because they are tired, but to warn others or to attract a female.21 Oct 2002 - 12:00am
All good things come to an end and this eye-opening, brilliantly shot BBC nature series is no exception. Supernatural is said to have rewritten the ground rules for wildlife film-making, using new techniques to uncover the near-paranormal powers of animals.29 Nov 2000 - 12:00am
Tonight's Pearl Report (8pm) inspires as much confidence as is possible in the circumstances. The current affairs programme has been following the major services as they complete their millennium-bug drills, and producer Patricia Lai feels reasonably confident that the roll-over to 2000 can happen without a major hitch.30 Dec 1999 - 12:00am
THE hippopotamus and the saiga antelope have been added to the updated list of animal and plant species that now come under licensing control.1 Aug 1995 - 12:00am
WHILE Zusha the performing hippopotamus was busy rehearsing yesterday for her first show on Friday for 6,000 underprivileged children, animal welfare groups were looking forward to inspecting the living conditions for many of the 97 animals with the Moscow Circus.12 Jul 1995 - 12:00am
The Hippopotamus by Stephen Fry Hutchinson $180 THERE are no sacred cows in Stephen Fry's writing. Journalists, poets, psychologists, sociologists, feminists, moralists, representatives of religion, all are treated with an equally healthy dose of disdain. Poisoned darts are thrown and always hit their mark. Taboos are bumped off like vicars in a whodunit story: sex, death, homosexuality.26 Mar 1994 - 12:00am