Scientists have revealed how and why wombats produce cube-shaped faeces, the only known species to produce droppings in this shape.
Hundreds of giant lanterns inspired by mythical creatures from Scottish and Chinese folklore have been placed around Edinburgh Zoo to create a “winter wonderland”.
Social media challenges are often bizarre but the newest craze that’s making its rounds on the internet turns out to be delicious, too.
A dog whose picky eating habits helped his owners win the lottery bowled them off their feet, literally, as they were presented with their £1 million cheque.
It may only be November, but this video of a giant panda named Bei Bei playing in the snow at The Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington DC will definitely have you feeling festive.
The RSPCA has issued a warning about the dangers sports nets pose to animals after amputating the tail of a fox trapped in a practice goal.
Puppies have a tendency to do the silliest things, and French bulldog Karma proved she’s no exception as she accidentally plunged into a swimming pool.
An octopus has been named after Canadian actor and comedian Seth Rogen after a public naming contest.
Police officers at Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office in Colorado made an unlikely friend as they were chased by a wild turkey while on duty.
A cat which was left fighting for its life after a suspected hit-and-run is in the running for a national survivor of the year award.
Noel Fitzpatrick, star of Channel 4’s The Supervet, has gone viral in a video of him trying to save a swan that had wandered into a busy road in Dublin.
While many people enjoy watching the bonfire crackle and listening to the explosive sounds of fireworks on November 5, many pets struggle.
A rare and beautiful Mandarin duck has been spotted in New York City’s Central Park, and social media users have fallen in love with him.
Rare baby Komodo dragons have hatched at San Antonio Zoo in Texas, with their first moments in the world showcased in a mesmerising time-lapse video.
A Japanese sculptor is turning famous animals of the internet into tangible works of art.
Have you ever accidentally taught your pet something brilliant, and kept it as their party trick? Well, you’re not alone.
Conservationists from West Borneo have shared delightful footage of a baby orangutan and her new surrogate mother.
Milwaukee Zoo found the perfect way to celebrate National Pumpkin Day in the US – by hurling the gourds into their animals’ enclosures.
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.
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.