A baby gorilla has been born at Bristol Zoo Gardens.
SeaWorld has welcomed the last killer whale to be born in one of its parks.
A skateboarding dog, which his owner claims taught himself, has gone viral after stunning onlookers in a London park.
Time is running out to tackle the illegal killing of birds of prey in Scotland, MSPs have been told.
This is the incredible moment a man came across a massive herd of wild deer while travelling through the Highlands.
Researchers have attached cameras to humpback and minke whales in the Antarctic to understand their lives better – and the resulting videos are beautiful.
This is the moment a terrified badger came face to face with a swooping tawny owl.
A young girl has been captured on video feeding crisps to a deer in the Highlands.
Man's best friends - and their owners - will be taught how to be community-spirited at the inaugural "Dog Friendly Cove" event on Saturday.
Two orphaned otters named Dee and Don by rescuers are getting closer to a return into the wild.
They're one of Scotland's most totemic creatures. And red squirrels have just been reintroduced to an area of the northwest Highlands.
Secrets of one of the world's least studied mammals, the giant armadillo, are being revealed in a new documentary.
We’ve heard of dogged defences, but a team made up entirely of puppers? That’s a new one on us.
TV shows like Blue Planet are fascinating because they show us animals around the world behaving in their natural habitats.
If only Walt Disney had known, he might not have had hipster ape King Louie belt out "I wanna be like you" in The Jungle Book.
A dog has given birth to 15 adorable puppies in what turned out to be a special Mother's Day.
Hilarious close-up pictures show a camera-shy hare covering its face with its paw.
When a police officer in Temple, Texas, was tasked with catching a cow that was on the loose, he probably thought it was going to be a nice adrenaline-free day working in the suburbs.
A leading conservation charity wants to reintroduce beavers to the northwest Highlands.
A major shake-up of the dinosaur family tree has overturned 130 years of thinking about "terrible lizard" evolution.
A playful parrot has an infectious laugh that influences the behaviour of its feathered friends, scientists have discovered.
A five-legged lamb has been born at a farm in Derbyshire and named after a Tom Hanks character.
Male crabs try to attract a female partner by using their claws to advertise the size of their home, scientists have found.
These heartwarming pictures show male penguins picking up shiny pebbles which they will use to impress potential mates.
Pet owners are being urged to get their cats involved in the fight to protect one of Scotland's most treasured species.
An evolutionary war that raged beneath the sea more than 100 million years ago created the octopus and squid, new research has shown.
A young otter cub is recuperating at an animal shelter after it was rescued from the banks of a river.
A humpback whale from a breeding population in the eastern Caribbean sea has been recorded for the very first time in British waters.
She’s protected the Royal Family and worked at the London Olympics… Now Patch the police dog is retiring
A police dog who has protected the Royal Family and worked at the London 2012 Olympics is retiring after nine years of loyal service.
This mesmerising footage shows the moment more than 10,000 starlings filled the sky in front of a handful of stunned onlookers.
There’s something so undeniably majestic about a penguin.
An animal charity is seeking new volunteers to raise money in Sutherland.