Werribee Open Range Zoo in Victoria, Australia, has almost doubled its population of critically endangered plains-wanderer birds overnight.
A wild elephant surprised residents of a town in China after separating from his group and exploring the streets.
They may not receive the same prizes and adulation as the best-in-show champion at Crufts but the kings and queens of the Furbabies doggy pageant are no less pampered pooches.
Petco has shown that all pets really are welcome after a couple stunned shoppers by bringing in their enormous steer bull.
A blind golden retriever named Charlie was given his very own guide dog when he lost his eyes to glaucoma in January.
A five-year-old dog has become a recycling hero for regularly picking up plastic bottles on her daily walks.
Police officers do not all know about dog control legislation introduced by Holyrood almost a decade ago, MSPs have been told.
A man in Australia was surprised to find a “persistent” koala refusing to budge from his car after the creature was attracted by the air conditioning.
A rare addition to UK species has been captured on camera at Whipsnade Zoo following the birth of two wolverines.
A dead whale with 40 kilograms of plastic in its stomach has been discovered off the coast of the Philippines.
Members of the public are being asked to stay vigilant following a sickening series of attacks on wild animals in Aberdeen.
A speckled wood butterfly has become the 1.5-millionth animal logged by north-east wildlife watchers.
Metrolink passengers were left confused after a wandering pygmy goat named Belle found her way on to a tram platform in Manchester.
A herd of goats has turned up in a town centre after bad weather drove the animals from their hilly home.
Red panda triplets, two males and a female, have been welcomed to Taronga Zoo in Sydney, where they are beginning to explore their enclosure.
Social media users have been discussing the age-old question of what they would tell their cat or dog if they could understand English.
Dogs of all shapes and sizes have been showing up in style as Crufts returns to Birmingham.
A rare baby Rothschild’s giraffe has been born at Chester Zoo, with its first moments of life captured on the centre’s CCTV cameras.
An Aberdeenshire charity’s appeal for old mascara brushes to help groom baby animals has attracted support from across the globe.
A dog has become a viral star thanks to his covert ability to steal chips.
A collection of 1,529 live tortoises and terrapins has been rescued from a smuggler’s luggage in the Philippines.
The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information following the attack.
All pet owners have had one of those moments when they’re convinced their dog or cat understands them in a way they might have thought impossible.
An endangered right whale and her calf have been sighted swimming with dolphins off the coast of Florida.
A beloved Aberdeenshire horse has died 15 years after arriving at an animal sanctuary.
Two rare tortoises from Madagascar have hatched at Chester Zoo.
If your main problem with the Oscars is that they don’t feature enough aquatic animals, you could be in luck.
Four polar bears have been captured playing gleefully with piles of ice cubes as milder temperatures arrive at their South Yorkshire home.
Populations of red squirrels in southern Scotland are under threat due to growing numbers of their grey cousins, according to a new survey.
The owners of a Moray castle have launched a new campaign to save its eponymous dog breed.
Three completely bald puppies with a severe skin condition have been dumped at a vets, an animal charity has said.
The best efforts of staff and pupils at Ellon Academy have failed to prevent a small army of hungry rabbits from wreaking havoc.