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VIDEO: Zebra donkey cross born in Mexico
A rare cross between a zebra and a donkey called a zonkey has been born in Mexico.
Mysterious sea quacking identified
Scientists have finally solved the mystery of where strange quacking noises heard in the Southern Ocean are coming from.
Watch: Hedgehog increase in badger cull areas
Areas where badgers have been culled are seeing more than double the number of hedgehog according to scientists.
Watch: Manatees released back into the wild
Four manatees have been released back into the wild in Peru after being rescued from illegal traffickers.
VIDEO: Cat cafe purr-fect place for a drink
Cat cafe purr-fect place for moggies to get a drink, the new hangout even offers a cat-achino!
VIDEO: Water voles fighting back in Sussex
The water vole is one of Britain's fastest declining mammals, but it looks like it's fighting back in the Sussex countryside.
Orangutan has nose surgery in UK first
A bunged-up orangutan called Vicky has undergone surgery on her nose in a UK first.
Pictures: Easter bunny obstacle race
These bunnies in Prague are having a hopping great time!
VIDEO: The Cumbria doggy car vandal
Police in Cumbria have solved the case of a mysterious car vandal.
Birds can learn to choose best building materials
Birds can learn to choose the best building materials for their nests, say scientists.
VIDEO: Amusement park for lonely panda
A lonely giant panda who became sad after her companion panda was sent to another zoo has had her own amusement park built in her cage.
Pictures: The girl who hunts with an eagle
Meet 13-year-old Ashol-Pan - she lives in Mongolia and become a pro at hunting with her golden eagle. Check out her story...
Big bird on the loose in Hertfordshire
The people of Hertfordshire are on the look-out for a rhea - a big ostrich-like bird - that's escaped from it's home.
Video: Baby seal visits city in Sweden!
A baby seal has been attracting a lot of attention in Sweden after losing its way in the Baltic Sea.
Pictures: Most endangered birds in the world
Researchers have drawn up a list of the 100 most endangered birds in the world, here's our gallery of some of them.
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What to do if a jellyfish stings you?
Prime Minister David Cameron has been stung by a jellyfish while on holiday on the Spanish island of Lanzarote.
Pictures: Snake eats crocodile in Australia
A snake has won a long battle with a crocodile in Australia WARNING: Some viewers may find these pictures disturbing.
Pictures: Business using pigeons to deliver mail
A businessman has started to use pigeons to deliver mail to his customers instead of the post.
VIDEO: What does a penguin keeper do?
Emma Burdon from The Deep Aquarium talks about what it's like to look after the five new Gentoo penguins.
Buzz the old dog that learnt new tricks
You have probably heard a grown-up say you can't teach an old dog new tricks but one dog owner went to great lengths to prove you can. Check out the pictures.