A man who opened a parcel addressed to his new home was shocked to discover a large tarantula inside.
A miniature Shetland pony has surprised its owner after unexpectedly giving birth to tiny 17-inch tall foal.
A six-year-old girl was bitten on the legs by a police dog while officers were chasing a suspect.
The overgrown merino sheep is three to four times its normal size.
Eleven years after her arrival at Animal Lifeline centre in Staffordshire, Maggie is still waiting for a new owner.
Students at a university in Singapore were warned to be alert after a king cobra and a python were photographed mid-fight on the campus.
Tonight: a transgender 8-year-old, how a horse is helping a boy with Asperger's and a nurse who would prefer not to be noticed.
WARNING: Some people may find images upsetting.
The mystery surrounding the death of Knut the polar bear, who collapsed in front of hundreds of shocked zoo visitors, has been solved.
The moment a missing pet pug was reunited with her owner in an emotional, excited meeting has been caught on camera