A rare white deer has been spotted grazing in the grounds of the public body set up to protect Scotland's wildlife.
Snow has finally arrived in most parts of the UK.
A new species of gibbon identified in remote forests in China has been named after Star Wars character Luke Skywalker.
Scientists have attached cameras to some polar bears’ heads to study their behaviours and feeding rates – and the footage captured is as illuminating as it is magical.
A Highland bird watcher has captured wonderful images of a baby golden eagle at just eight weeks of age.
Red pandas have a natural love for snow – and Cincinnati Zoo residents Harriet and Hazel are obviously no exception.
Prepare to be totally heartbroken, then feel eternally grateful, when you hear about the plight of these puppies.
This stunning picture shows the moment a huge herd of one of Scotland's most iconic species was spotted grazing on a north-east hilltop.
This is the amazing moment a Highland photographer captured a spectacular sight - a herd of red deer elegantly leaping over a fence one by one.
It was a case of right place, right time for this Aberdeen photographer who managed to capture this wonderful footage.
Butterflies and bees have struggled in the latest year of a decade of unsettled weather, the National Trust has said.
Urgent action is needed to stop the cheetah - the world's fastest land animal - sprinting to extinction, experts have warned.
Adelie penguins target jellyfish with prominent gonads for a tasty meal, research from Antarctic "penguin cams" suggests.
Pandas are known to be playful souls and this giant one captured on camera at Toronto Zoo is no different.
A big-hearted dog is set to spend his first Christmas and birthday without a loving home.
A tropical bird found washed up on a British beach has been flown 5,000 miles (8,000km) home to the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean in time for Christmas after being nursed back to health.
A piece of JK Rowling’s wizarding world coming to life is nothing short of magical, but a new spider species discovered by scientists in India is truly a fantastic beast.
Seahorses have evolved at a galloping pace compared with their close relatives, a study has shown.
Adorable pair Jerry the Jack Russell Terrier and Harvey the Tibetan Terrier have until now been living aboard a barge.
This little dude was born to mother Lehana a week ago at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Kent, and is already finding his feet.
A tortoise that had to have its leg amputated after a vicious dog attack is back on its feet after having a wheel fitted - made out of a lego.
It seems in Shetland, humpback whales are a bit like buses - you wait ages for one and then two come along at once.
This is the moment two thieving beach crabs tried to steal a backpacker's camera - before running back into their holes.
This is the hilarious moment a cheeky robin dive bombs into a grey squirrel for eating his food.
The Scottish SPCA in Inverness is encouraging animal lovers in the area to look after some of the guinea pigs in its care.
Australian police found a baby koala while searching the bag of a woman who was being arrested.
A giant earthworm called Dave has wriggled his way into the record books after surfacing in Cheshire.
Parenting is tough, and no one feels it more than this Tamworth pig at Cotswold Farm Park.
A photographer has captured amazing footage of a grey seal feedings its young on a beach in the Highlands.
If you have a pet, this is essential reading.
It's already one of Scotland's rarest birds and new research has revealed that corncrake population numbers are in decline.
The producers behind Britain's Got Talent were in Aberdeen this week searching for contenders for the show.