A man had to be dragged from the mud in the United States with his pet parrot perched on his shoulder.
A pink seagull has been spotted walking along one of the main streets in Barnstaple.
A British photographer has captured hilarious primate punch-ups.
A Montreal pig owner says there is "no logic" to a city rule banning pigs as pets. Mario Ramos says Babe, his pet of three years, is "a member of the family.".
An innovative new elephant feeder has been introduced by volunteers at Oregon Zoo. Made out of donated firehose, the feeder encourages elephants to raise their heads up to access the bamboo stuffed inside.
RZSS Edinburgh Zoo is celebrating the birth of the first binturong cubs to be born in Scotland.
A clutch of rare baby 'forest dragons' have hatched at Chester Zoo - helping to uncover more about one of the world's least understood reptiles.
A puppy named after Beatles drummer Ringo Starr was forced to twist and shout when he got stuck in a television cabinet.
The UK's only polar bear cub born in 25 years has taken its first steps outside, with hopes it will become an "ambassador" for its species. Mother Victoria and her three-month-old cub have started to venture into the Highland Wildlife Park.
How to meditate with your dog with Rohan Gunatillake, founder of meditation-on-the-go app buddhify, and his dog Nessiie.
A baby chimpanzee was rescued and flown to safety on the lap of an anti-poaching pilot. Andrew Caere was flying Mussa the chimp from where he'd been rescued in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
A tropical songbird learns how to conduct polite "conversations" from its parents, research has shown. As every well brought up child knows, it is rude to interrupt. The same lesson appears to be taught to young canebrake wrens.
The world's only panda triplets celebrated the Chinese New Year in Guangzhou in southern China with specially prepared food.
Boris Johnson expressed his concern about illegal wildlife products after seeing a haul of tusks, stuffed big cats and monkey hands. The Foreign Secretary made the comment after attending the Metropolitan Police's Wildlife Crime Unit.
A designer has praised the community of 1,000 sausage dog owners, who kindly paid her vet bills, so she could complete a bucket list with the dachshund she adored, when he developed cancer.
A manatee was spotted wriggling in distress off Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The baby sea cow had managed to get a life jacket tangled on its back. The manatee was eventually pulled ashore and freed.
Banned from riding for four months, after cancer surgery left her unable to feel her legs, a mum-of-two is now training to be a jockey for a massive charity race, after a horse helped her regain her mobility.
A wolf that escaped after strong winds blew down a fence at a sanctuary near a school has been recaptured. Police had told school children not to go outside and members of the public not to approach the animal.
A humpback whale spotted near the Hawaiian island of Maui has been freed of braided line caught in its mouth. A joint statement from US state and federal agencies says the entangled whale was freed on Friday.
Police in Australia responded to an unusual call after a wallaby was spotted crossing the Sydney Harbour Bridge in the early hours of January 16. After a brief chase, officers took the startled macropod into police custody.
A man said he was letting his dog outside in Florida when a large bear attacked him. Andrew Meunier told a local TV station that he let his dog out of his home and spotted the bear standing next to him when he stepped outside.
A study by Oxford University has found that peregrine falcons attack their prey on the wing as if they were air-to-air guided missiles. Lessons from the birds' control strategy could aid the development of robot interceptors for rogue drones.
Skippy The Bush Kangaroo takes a giant leap into his first ever feature film. This rarely seen 1969 stand-alone production continues the intrepid adventures of young Sonny Hammond alongside his ever-reliable marsupial friend.