An 11-week-old baby polar bear has received her first ever medical exam at a zoo in Berlin, where she was fully vaccinated and measured.
A hawk in London has the RNLI to thank after running into trouble in the River Thames.
Zoos have been getting into the Valentine’s Day spirit – with a romantic animal-themed pun battle.
Footage filmed in snowy Vancouver, Canada, proves that nobody enjoys a snow day like sea otters do.
The 143rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show is taking place in Manhattan, New York City, and social media users have fallen in love with the very talented dogs.
Footage from SeaWorld San Diego shows a Japanese Spider Crab, the largest crab species in the world, dramatically moulting its shell over six hours.
A hero police dog watched in the House of Commons as MPs backed attempts to give service animals greater protection from attacks.
A cat has survived being “essentially frozen” by dangerously low temperatures when she was rescued by the Animal Clinic of Kalispell in Montana, US, after being buried in snow.
Bees have a grasp of basic maths and are able to add and subtract, a study has shown.
Hector the two-year-old lurcher has been nicknamed “the loneliest dog in Devon” by staff at RSPCA Little Valley Animal Shelter after looking for a home for more than 500 days.
Two Aberdeen teenagers who tormented a snake which later died of its injuries behaved in a “despicable” manner, according to an animal welfare charity.
Plans to strengthen animal welfare laws could see offenders jailed for up to five years.
A baby okapi has been born at San Diego Zoo, the second surviving calf born at the attraction in less than two years.
An abandoned dog with no nose has been adopted by a loving home in Orlando after spending Christmas in a shelter.
Council officers have approved plans to place signs around Diamond Bridge to alert drivers to the fact it’s a wildlife corridor.
The world’s oldest Malayan tapir has celebrated his 41st birthday at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Kent with an assortment of treats.
Huskies and sledders have gathered in the Scottish Highlands to prepare for the UK’s biggest sled dog rally, organised by the Siberian Husky Club of Great Britain (SHCGB).
Many animals are known for thriving in cold weather, but it might come as a surprise to see river otters playing happily with blocks of snow.
The “world’s cutest dog”, Boo the Pomeranian, has died aged 12 of a broken heart, his owners have said.
Researchers from an Aberdeen university have found man-made toxins may harm sheep.
A dog dubbed the “miracle puppy” is recovering after being snatched by a hawk and dropped from the sky.
Hundreds of wild elk running across a road in the north-west United States have been caught on camera and are going viral on Twitter.
Dogs, cats and even a hamster were blessed outside a Madrid church on Thursday morning to celebrate the Feast of Saint Anthony of Abbot, Spain’s patron saint of animals.
A wallaby joey named Opal has been seen in public out of her mother’s pouch for the first time since she was born at Yorkshire’s Flamingo Land.
A rescued baby manatee was caught on camera by photographer Michael George as it enjoyed a bottle-feed made up of nutritious oils.
Kezia Dugdale has praised the work of The Dogs Trust on the 147th anniversary of the death of Greyfriars Bobby.
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Keepers at Tierpark Zoo in Berlin have captured an adorable video of a baby polar bear as it opened its eyes for the very first time.
An uninvited visitor was captured on camera at a Scottish Parliament committee meeting – a mouse.
This Morning viewers are channelling their inner David Attenborough to check a wildlife “fact” after presenter Holly Willoughby recounted a strange theory about sloths during the show.