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The koala that's lucky to be alive
A koala has survived a 55 mile car journey by clinging to the underneath of the vehicle.
Pictures: Lemurs' lives are posted online
The lives of thousands of lemurs in America have been collected over fifty years and posted to an online database for everyone to enjoy.
VIDEO: All aboard the Hong Kong pet bus
A new bus service has been launched in Hong Kong for pet lovers.
VIDEO: Dolphin spotted in the River Severn
A bottlenose dolphin has been spotted in the River Severn in Gloucestershire.
Dinosaurs were victims of 'bad luck'
A new study has found that dinosaurs might not have gone extinct if a huge asteroid had hit Earth at a different time.
Super cute rare red panda cubs born
The Highland Wildlife Park in Scotland has had two new arrivals!
Fluffy dinosaurs were 'very common'
A discovery of 150 million year old fossils in Siberia indicates that feathers were much more widespread among dinosaurs than previously thought.
Humans causing big drop in insects
Humans might be to blame for a big drop in the number of insects on the planet, a new study suggests.
VIDEO: Two very rare leopard cubs born at zoo
A pair of Amur leopards, which zookeepers say are on the brink of extinction, are born at Twycross Zoo.
VIDEO: Seals 'stressed' by warming seas
Warming seas are reducing the food supply for Antarctic seals, say researchers.
Big butterfly count begins
Sir David Attenborough and the Butterfly Conservation charity are calling on the British public to look out for sightings of butterflies.
VIDEO: Polar bears chill with frozen treats
Polar bears in a South Korean zoo are beating the summer heat with frozen iced food.
Watch: Giant python gets a health check
Vets at Chester Zoo did their annual health check on one of the zoo's giant reticulated pythons today.
VIDEO: Salamander spotted on walk to school
A rare giant salamander was caught on camera after a boy spotted it on his walk in to school in Japan.
Scottish wildcat sanctuary announced
A remote part of the Scottish Highlands has been chosen as a wildcat sanctuary to try to protect the endangered species.
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Pictures: Pooches compete for Ugliest Dog title
Take a look at some of the pups competing in this year's World's Ugliest Dog competition.
Pictures: Top 10 new species for 2014
A panel of international scientists has announced its top 10 new species, including a wasp called Tinkerbell, a snail with no eyes and a tiny, translucent shrimp.
Pictures: Elephants have 'best sense of smell'
African elephants have the largest number of genes dedicated to sense of smell of any mammal, according to Japanese scientists.