Conservationists from West Borneo have shared delightful footage of a baby orangutan and her new surrogate mother.
A kangaroo with an apparent love of the sea was rescued from the waves by two police officers.
Dr Nick Fraser might spend most of his life surrounded by old bones but there’s no way this effervescent Scot, who was passionate about palaeontology even before he started studying it at Aberdeen University, could be described as a fossil.
A baby lion cub has been found by France’s customs agency in a garage in Marseille.
Milwaukee Zoo found the perfect way to celebrate National Pumpkin Day in the US – by hurling the gourds into their animals’ enclosures.
As Ireland went to the polls for the presidential election, the tradition of voters bringing their dogs to the polls returned in full force.
A same-sex penguin couple named Sphen and Magic have successfully hatched an egg they were given when the chick’s birth parents were unable to care for it.
Ireland’s president could change in the coming days, but the tradition of voters bringing their dogs to the polls seems to be going nowhere.
The inhabitants of London Zoo have enjoyed an early Halloween treat, tucking into piles of pumpkins.
Oregon Zoo has released a video of its resident animals receiving X-rays as part of their health examinations… and they’re strangely beautiful to look at.
A police investigation is ongoing following a report of a trapped buzzard near Moy, south of Inverness.
A £6million scheme to eradicate stoats from Orkney to save the rest of its wildlife population has been approved.
If ever there was proof that dogs can improve anything, this canine recreation of one of the most popular memes of all time is it.
A dog in New Jersey has a quick-thinking train conductor to thank for its rescue after getting lost on the train tracks last weekend.
We might like to think dogs are wise creatures, but it’s not often our furry friends contribute to philosophical debate – yet one pug is doing just that.
Kind dog-owners in Alberta, Canada came up with an ingenious way to spread some puppy cheer when they built a window in their garden fence.
Three adorable and rare white Bengal tiger cubs have been born at Taigan Safari Park in Crimea.
Halloween is best known for being a spooky time of year, but five lovely puppies in Texas are proving you don’t have to be scary to have a good time.
Firefighters came to the rescue of a doggo in need when they retrieved the poor pooch from a ceiling duct.
When there’s something strange in your neighbourhood but it’s actually two dogs dressed in Ghostbuster-themed outfits it turns out you shouldn’t call anyone – post it on social media instead.
An adorable – and very intelligent – dog has gone viral for his sneaky playtime techniques; he drops his toys over his fence so that passers-by will be tempted to play with him.
An Oregon man has said he found a five-week-old kitten glued to a busy road.
Cats are famous for not liking water, so dunking their tail into your bath is always going to prompt a reaction.
Talking to your pet is a personal and often very highly-pitched interaction, utilising more nonsensical words than it’s possible to count.
Many cat owners are all too aware of how aloof kitties can be, so it was refreshing to see one mog greet its owners as if it were a forlorn Labrador.
You’ll be familiar with most animals one finds in a zoo, from the lizards to the birds, but have you ever seen one X-rayed before?
Two critically-endangered Amur leopard cubs have been pictured becoming more adventurous at their Highland Wildlife Park home.
The volunteers all describe it in the same way.
The number of crimes against birds of prey in Scotland has fallen to its lowest level in years.
A couple of golfers in America were given a fright during their round at the weekend when a huge alligator crossed their path.
A same-sex couple that have formed an inseparable bond among a Sydney aquarium’s penguin exhibit have captured the hearts of animal lovers worldwide.
Zookeepers are celebrating after a healthy endangered Grevy’s zebra was born in Hampshire.