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VIDEO: Gorilla gets 'Bake Off' birthday cake
A girlie gorilla who loves pink celebrated her 40th birthday at London Zoo on Thursday with a colourful parsnip, potato and carrot cake.
VIDEO: Chimps carry out night time raids
Wild chimps carry out night time crop raids, footage reveals, suggesting the animals are being pushed into more risky behaviour.
Monster shark 'kept whales in check'
The extinction of the biggest shark ever known to science, may have triggered whales to grow to their hefty sizes.
Watch: Mystery of big armed dinosaur solved
Two dinosaur skeletons have been unearthed in Mongolia, solving a mystery that has baffled palaeontologists for 50 years.
Diesel wins Westminster dog of the year title
Diesel the German Shepherd has been crowned the 2014 Westminster dog of the year winner.
VIDEO: Tortoises born in Lake District
Four baby tortoises have been born at the Lake District wildlife park in Cumbria for the first time.
VIDEO: Horse walks into a police station
A horse has been captured on CCTV walking into a police station in Winsford, Cheshire.
VIDEO: Hawk attacks drone in the sky
A drone camera is brought down from the air by a red-tailed hawk who wasn't happy about it flying in its air space.
VIDEO: Bear filmed wandering around shop
A black bear cub has been filmed wandering the aisles of a shop in the US state of Oregon.
Watch: The making of new wildlife programme
A new wildlife programme called Life Story follows the dangerous journeys animals have to make.
Pictures: Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards
A picture of lions resting on a rock in Africa has won the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award.
VIDEO: Keepers surprised by baby meerkat
Animal keepers at a rescue centre in Penrith, Cumbria, have been enjoying an unexpected arrival - a baby meerkat.
Police capture inflatable crocodile
Police called to a report of a suspected escaped crocodile in a Plymouth garden discover it is an inflatable toy.
Mussels kill off UK native species
An invasive army of damaging mussels and shrimps are muscling into the UK - killing off native species. They breed so fast they can clog water pipes.
VIDEO: Kangaroo fight caught on camera
Watch this amazing video of two kangaroos having a fight on a street in Australia.
Woman finds three-inch leech in nose
A backpacker finds a leech which had been living in her nose for a month after returning from a trip to South East Asia.
VIDEO: Fears for endangered Natterjack toad
Scientists in Scotland are worried about the falling number of Natterjack toads.
VIDEO: Chocolate coated insects dipped in fountain
A museum in America invites visitors to try an unusual chocolate fountain!
Robot learns how snakes climb dunes
US researchers discover how sidewinder snakes climb sand dunes by copying the moves with a robot.
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Watch: The leopard raised in a bathroom
A baby leopard called Nimbus has been raised by a family in their bathroom.
Pictures: Behind the scenes with Nimbus
Take a sneak peak behind the scenes when Martin met Nimbus, the clouded leopard.
VIDEO: Cats - 3 things you might not know!
Are cats more selfish than dogs? Do cats have friends? And should you ever look a cat in the eye? BBC Cat Watch presenter Liz Bonnin gives us the answers...
VIDEO: Shark attacks underwater camera
A drone captures the first-ever close-up of a Great White shark's lethal bite.