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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.
VIDEO: Two 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.
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.
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.
VIDEO: Baby monkey makes puppy friends
A baby drill monkey being raised by a zoo keeper has become best friends with his two Jack Russell puppies.
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.
Four-winged dinosaur fossil found
Scientists have discovered the fossil of a four-winged feathered dinosaur in China.
VIDEO: Falcon chick prepares to take flight
The BT tower in Birmingham has a brand new resident - a peregrine falcon chick!
VIDEO: Surf's up for extreme sports dogs
Thousands of fans turn out to cheer on their dogs as they hit the waves in the annual Surf Dog Competition in California, USA.
Rare tuna fish found off Cornwall
A rare tuna fish has been discovered by group of friends on holiday in Cornwall.
Baby flamingos born at British zoo
Seven flamingo chicks have hatched at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
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VIDEO: Massive whale hangs out with surfers
Surfers in Sydney get an unusual surprise when a huge whale joins them in the waters.
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.