The week in wildlife – in pictures

Honduran white bats hang on to as leave in the forested area of Guapiles, Costa Rica. Photograph: Jeffrey Arguedas/EPA A red fox roams through the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon during coronavirus restrictions. Photograph: Amir Cohen/Reuters A drone image shows a herd of dugongs, an endangered species of marine mammal, […]

Coronavirus detected on particles of air pollution

Coronavirus has been detected on particles of air pollution by scientists investigating whether this could enable it to be carried over longer distances and increase the number of people infected. The work is preliminary and it is not yet known if the virus remains viable on pollution particles and in […]