Pet owners across the world will be familiar with taking their dog for a morning walk, but how many will have seen a porcupine strolling along as the sun rises?
This snow leopard is on her way to social media stardom thanks to her incredible reaction to being caught on camera.
Baby flamingos at Zoo Atlanta in Georgia have been practising their foraging skills in little pans of water in their enclosure.
If you thought Pizza Rat represented the peak of rodent achievement, think again.
A Jack Russell that fell down a cliff escaped without major injuries after it was rescued by lifeboats.
A baby zebra had to be saved from drowning just minutes after being born at a zoo in Spain.
These brilliant pictures show pigs wandering freely in the New Forest on the first day of pannage.
Deep down creatures great and small all have their similarities, but for one plucky little dog and a group of rather large cows, that common ground is rather more obvious.
Toronto Zoo’s baby pygmy hippo has been grabbing the attention of animal lovers all over the world for a few weeks now.
Dog-lovers are being encouraged to help the lonely and depressed in their community by sharing some “animal magic” at a cafe in Manchester.
Zookeepers in Kansas have welcomed a gorgeous new face into the world – a baby Sumatran orangutan.
Whether you’re turning 30 or three, a cardboard box popped on your head after opening a gift on your birthday – ignoring the present in the process – is one of the great joys of life.
With a theme tune and opening credits you’d think the latest doggo videos lighting up YouTube were from Hollywood.
Pets can be our best friends, but they can also be a lot of hard work.
Two cat-like bears said to smell like popcorn have been caught on camera taking their first steps outside their zoo enclosure.
The first sun bear cub ever to be born in the UK has emerged from its den for the first time.
A seal has been spotted climbing up a weir on the River Lee in Cork. Kevin Lane, who posted the footage on social media, said the seal has been at Cork harbour since last year, adding that the weir was a well-known spot for salmon fishing.
Twenty rescused slow lorises are getting their first taste of freedom, having been released into a conservation forest in Indonesia.
While some mysteries take years to solve, some only take seconds, as was the case when an apparently unmanned truck crossed a parking lot and collided with another vehicle.
Whether he’s doing it to get ahead or simply having a bit of a laugh, one monkey at Symbio Wildlife Park on the outskirts of Sydney has developed a rather unusual habit.
Asking your parents permission to get a dog is one of life’s great challenges, but Kelsey Johnstone has cracked it in some style.
Two baby barn owls have become fans of popular TV show The Great British Bake Off after spending time with a keeper at his home.
A pygmy hippo is seen nursing from her mum Kindia in the latest video released by Toronto Zoo in Canada.
It’s not just back to school for children across the UK this week, with meerkats taking to the classroom at Woburn Safari Park.
If you fancy yourself as a bit of an expert weaver, these little birds might put you to shame.
These pictures show a young bird which ended up stranded between railway tracks and in need of a helping hand.
Baboons at a British zoo have been observed flossing their teeth with broom bristles and their own hairs.
A cute baby okapi has enjoyed its first day in the world after being born at Sedgwick County Zoo in Kansas.
If there’s a space on the wall in your front room begging to be filled, this might be just the thing – a painting by a panda.
An adorable aspect of baseball you may not be aware of is bat dogs: canine helpers at minor league games who pick up bats and balls when they’re dropped and return them to where they’re supposed to be.
This is the moment a gorilla is seen tenderly playing with a wild bushbaby which had ended up inside its enclosure at a sanctuary for rescued animals.
This is the moment Kaya the seal came face to face with a butterfly.