Tens of thousands of painted lady butterflies were spotted over two days in July thanks to a migration “influx” in the UK, according to environmental charity Butterfly Conservation.
A raccoon was rescued by a fire department in Massachusetts after getting its head stuck in a sewer grate on Thursday.
A baby African lion cub has been described as “healthy and active” by keepers when it was born at Denver Zoo in the United States.
Roadkill spotters are wanted to help place warning signs in the right places.
A woman has “married” her pet golden retriever Logan in a live ceremony on daytime TV show This Morning.
Four male Parma wallabies, the smallest members of the kangaroo family, have settled at Newquay Zoo in Cornwall after travelling from Cotswold Wildlife Park in Burford, Oxfordshire.
A Fife animal park was evacuated after a car struck a gas canister.
Oregon Zoo in the United States has posted footage of its resident flamingo chicks learning to swim in a small pool.
Penguin chicks Dwight and Jim have enjoyed their very first swimming session at Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Washington.
An eagerly awaited animal attraction is to open its gates to the public.