This baby giraffe taking its first steps outside will warm your heart on this frosty day

Video of a baby Rothschild giraffe taking its first steps outside has been captured at Chester Zoo. The adorably-named Murchison is just three weeks old and braving the cold nicely under the watchful eye of his mum. The lovely little...

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Watch this wild orangutan pick up a saw and instantly use it to cut up a tree

A wild orangutan has been caught on camera picking up a saw and instinctively using it to cut up a log. Despite being completely untrained she quickly works out what the tool is for, and enthusiastically starts sawing away. David...

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This footage of a terrified dog appearing to be forced into water for a film is heartbreaking

Animal rights activists are outraged at the video showing a scared German Shepherd being lowered into water while filming for...

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Watch the world’s bravest duck take on a tiger

A gutsy duck began a very dangerous game when it started swimming in the tiger sanctuary pool at an Australian...

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The world’s oldest panda in captivity has just turned 37 and she had the most adorable birthday party

Basi the giant panda, who was rescued from a frozen river as a young cub, has just turned 37 at...

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This ‘extremely lucky’ puppy survived after swallowing an 8-inch knife

A Staffordshire Bull Terrier who swallowed a kitchen knife has been saved after undergoing emergency surgery. When Macie fell sick...

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This dog slipping over on ice is all of us on Monday morning

Monday morning. You drag your sorry soul out of bed and venture out into the frostbitten morning, only to fall...

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A zoo in Berlin is asking for Twitter’s help to name a polar bear cub

Since a polar bear cub was born in Germany’s Tierpark Berlin Zoo in November of last year, no-one has known...

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This tweet might be our fave ever pic of Palmerston, the Foreign Office’s cat

Cast your mind back to the festive period, when cheese was the main purpose of life. And we reckon if...

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A live ruby sea dragon has been filmed in the wild for the first time and they’re pretty magical creatures

Ruby sea dragon may sound like something from the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, but the extremely...

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As other animals played in the snow, this fox was getting entombed in ice

As snow fell across the globe, the internet was stuffed with images and videos of animals going wild and playing...

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Watch: These animals are enjoying snow more than you

Snow has finally arrived in most parts of the UK. And while us humans are panicking about how we will...

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Rescue team climb mountain to save stranded dog – who then decides she can get down on her own

A search and rescue team in Utah had – quite literally – a mountain to climb when they set out...

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Take a look at the world through the eyes of a polar bear with this first-hand footage

Scientists have attached cameras to some polar bears’ heads to study their behaviours and feeding rates – and the footage...

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Meet Marlon Bundo: Mike Pence’s pet bunny

With a new administration imminently taking over in Washington DC, a lot of questions are being asked: what will their...

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This student tried smuggling his dog back to college with him… and got busted

If your family have a dog but you’ve moved away from home, we bet you’ll sympathise with this guy’s predicament....

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These red panda cubs having bags of fun are going to make you wish for a snow day

Oh, to be a red panda playing in the snow. When you see the pure joy on the faces of...

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Tilikum, the orca from Blackfish, has died and the tributes on Twitter are heartbreaking

SeaWorld has announced the passing of Tilikum, the orca profiled in the eye-opening documentary Blackfish. Officials didn’t give a cause...

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These adorable puppies were dumped in a bucket but have made a remarkable recovery

Prepare to be totally heartbroken, then feel eternally grateful, when you hear about the plight of these puppies. It was...

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Dolphins have escaped from the Japanese town where the controversial documentary The Cove was filmed

Those who were outraged by the controversial documentary The Cove might be pleased to hear that a pod of dolphins...

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