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The Royal Society for the the Protection of Birds (RSPB)

The Royal Society for the the Protection of Birds (RSPB)

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds is the largest wildlife conservation organisation in Europe, working locally and globally with partners for birds and nature as a whole.

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Sexiest

Female water snipe flies Atherix ibis clasp each other and cluster in big round aggregations on the end of branches overhanging rivers – males entering the swarms are mated repeatedly until they die. The females then lay their eggs in to the water – and all die still in their tight aggregations.