Twycross Zoo in Atherstone has announced that two babies from critically endangered monkey species have been born.
A cat has been put in “solitary confinement” by an animal shelter for letting other cats out to roam the halls.
A “mouse-deer” that has not been documented alive for three decades has been discovered living in the wild in Vietnam.
A baby scimitar-horned oryx, assessed as a species extinct in the wild, has been born at Marwell Zoo in Hampshire.
A rabbit has been rescued by the RSPCA after being found in a cardboard box with a teddy bear.
A Parliamentary committee has found the “inconsiderate and irresponsible” use of fireworks should be considered as socially unacceptable as drink-driving.
Grey seals with their newborn pups have arrived at a beach in Horsey, Norfolk, as the pupping season begins at one of the UK’s most important breeding grounds for the species.
It may not be what you would expect from the blood-sucking creatures, but vampire bats help their neighbours in need even if there is no benefit to them.
Baby red panda twins have emerged from their den for the first time and are exploring their enclosure at Chester Zoo.
Adorable, close-up photographs show red squirrels foraging for food and energetically running around in their forest habitat.
A US veteran was reunited with his dog Patch when he requested to see his pet “one last time” after being admitted to a hospice centre.
A zoo has posted a video online of a baby bearcat snoring after taking delivery of the five-week-old female.
A woman in the US was reunited with the puppy that she fostered for a week in November when the dog’s new owner walked past her porch.
Concerns are growing for a sperm whale spotted dangerously close to the Northumberland shore, as crowds of onlookers gathered to view the giant mammal.
Two dolphins, thought to be a mother and her calf, were rescued after getting into difficulty at a beach in Scotland.
Officials in Missouri, in the United States, are planting small flags in piles of abandoned dog poo as part of a campaign to get residents to clean up after their pets.
A fox was taken across Bristol by the RSPCA while his head was stuck inside a tyre after rescuers feared removing it would harm him.
A tiny gecko has hatched at Bristol Zoo as part of efforts to save the vulnerable species.
A US police officer used his hat to rescue a stray kitten that had become trapped in a car’s wheel.
An Ohio woman has said she never envisioned becoming semi-famous because of a goat butting its way into her home and taking a nap in her bathroom.
One of the world’s rarest mammals has given birth at Chester Zoo.
A bird has been held in a jail cell in the Netherlands after its owner was arrested for shoplifting.
Beetles have been used at ZSL London Zoo to recreate The Beatles’ famous Abbey Road album cover artwork on its 50th anniversary.
Cats are not always known for being the most friendly of pets but we may be wrong about their aloof and independent nature.
A conservation group has released 80 juvenile sand lizards, one of the UK’s rarest reptiles, into the wild in Hampshire.
A black panther has been spotted on the rooftop of a building in a town in northern France.
The beginning of autumn marks the start of “spider season”, as arachnids enter homes to find a warm space to mate.
An exotic fish weighing less than a gram has made a full recovery after surgery to remove a soft tissue mass on its stomach.
A pet African spurred tortoise was reunited with her owner in Surrey after going missing for 15 months.
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