A sheep stunned staff at a hotel in Wales after it was spotted apparently waiting for the hotel lift.
An elephant dubbed the “world’s loneliest” after languishing alone for years in a zoo in Pakistan was greeted on his arrival in Cambodia by chanting Buddhist monks and was then sent on his way to a wildlife sanctuary.
London Aquarium has been screening Christmas films for its gentoo penguins ahead of its reopening on Wednesday.
Meerkats at ZSL London Zoo posted their Christmas wish lists after keepers installed a miniature postbox with their favourite crickets hidden inside.
The world’s oldest surviving provincial zoo is to relocate to safeguard its organisation’s future in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
A kitten has been given a “clean bill of health” after being rescued from inside a car engine in Ballymena, Northern Ireland.
A 10-year-old girl has been reunited with her cat after it had been missing for nine months.
A man has rescued his pet dog after it was attacked by an alligator in Florida.
Staff at the National Sea Life Centre have carried out maintenance work while the Birmingham attraction is closed to the public. Throughout lockdown, the centre still has to care for more than 2,000 creatures while also taking the opportunity to carry out cleaning, repair and renovation tasks. Here, curator Jonny Rudd discusses the ongoing task.
A farmer whose animal-themed social media channels have been a haven to many during lockdown has thanked his followers for their “overwhelming” support after the death of his goose.
A cocker spaniel has been saved by an animal charity after he ate a face mask.
A wealthy Chinese pigeon racing fan has put down a world record price of 1.6 million euro (£1.43 million) for a Belgian-bred bird.
Animal welfare officers are attempting to trace the owner of a pigeon found on a bus.
Animals that live slowly – breeding less rapidly and living longer – could be reservoirs of diseases that jump to other species including humans, a new study suggests.
A cat owner had quite the shock when she went out to hang up her washing and found a boa constrictor on the loose.
An orphaned seal pup named Sir Tom Moore is to be released back into the sea after being rescued from a near-death situation earlier this year.
Female primate relatives of baboons, known as geladas, suddenly hurry up and mature when a new male enters the picture, a new study has suggested.
The new national lockdown could put newborn seal pups at risk, a charity has warned.
One of the UK’s largest and most endangered spiders has been spotted for the first time in more than 25 years.
Like humans, wild chimpanzees focus on fewer but more meaningful friendships as they grow older, research suggests.
Two raccoons were caught red-handed after breaking into a bank in California on Tuesday when a member of the public spotted them inside.
A cat has been reunited with his owners in Swansea after going missing for eight years.
An orphaned baby echidna has been named Rarity by an Australian zoo after its mother was hit by a car.
The Scottish SPCA is looking for loving owners to match up with some scaly soulmates in their care, ahead of Reptile Awareness Day.
A cat that went missing from a Cambridgeshire home has been found nearly three years later.
A three-week-old okapi calf has explored her outdoor paddock for the first time at ZSL London Zoo.
Seals are enjoying a makeshift sauna at an RSPCA centre after staff created one from a wallpaper stripper.
Two rescued brown bear cubs have enjoyed an early Halloween treat at the Wildwood Trust in Kent.
The winner of this year’s Fat Bear Week in Alaska has been crowned.
A baby orangutan has been described as a “wonderful surprise” after its mother returned a negative pregnancy test.