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These baby elephants are sharing a trunk-load of love for each other as they tangle together in an embrace. The African elephants were pictured by Dave Barnes in Kruger National Park, as their trunks entwined. South African architect Mr...
    Geriatric cats As cats grow older, it isn’t always easy to determine which changes are typical of the aging process, and which could be a sign of something more serious. Once cats reach 15 years old, they’ve entered the...
Daylight robbery!   Seagulls are known for targeting tourists to steal a snack but as these incredible pictures show, they're also not afraid to nab food from puffins mid-flight. This cheeky black-headed gull was spotted trying its...
Hi everyone. This week we have decided to provide something a little different from the usual story format - two great pictures from a photo competition. The fourth annual BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition aims to celebrate the...
Picture: An orangutan being released back into the forest on the island of Borneo Orangutan release Two excited orangutans showed their desire to get back to the top of the jungle in uplifting scenes of their recent release. Both captive...
Two of the dogs rescued from the dog farm in Goyang, South Korea   International rescue     Forty-six dogs were recently flown to New York from South Korea after being rescued by the Humane Society International at a farm where...
Picture: Misty on the road   Misty the scooter dog Fearless terrier Misty takes to the roads on her owner’s scooter in a customised baby carrier - and barks when she wants to go further. The 12-year-old Jack Russell can’t wait...
    The rescue dog with a difference A high-energy dog too active and playful for his owners has found a new role in life – saving threatened koala bears. The blue-eyed rescue dog’s supersensitive nose can detect the...
  Guo Guo and her cute baby Panda and baby Shanghai’s first panda cub was a pink fluff ball upon birth, but the now black-and-white cub has reached its one month milestone. Born to 20-year-old giant panda Guo Guo, the birth of the...
Pictures: Laziz confined to a small cage in a Gaza zoo (top), and post-rescue at the Lion’s ck Big Cat Sanctuary in South Africa (bottom). The Last Tiger of Palestine   This is the story of Laziz, a tiger who had the misfortune to be...