The nine-year-old Bactrian Camel is juggling the job of looking after her newborn as well as adopting her daughter’s calf.Read the full story ›
The Kiplingcotes Derby, on the East Yorkshire Wolds, has been run over a four mile country course for nearly 500 years.Read the full story ›
Scarborough council will today show off its latest weapon in its fight against nuisance seagulls - birds of prey.Read the full story ›
Oona the elephant joined shoppers in Sheffield .... before taking to the stage at the city's Lyceum Theatre next week.Read the full story ›
The one-year-old cross-breed was taken in by the Dogs Trust after being found with a note tied around its neckRead the full story ›
A man who left a puppy with multiple fractures after beating it over a period of three weeks has been jailed for 18 weeks.Read the full story ›
Flamingo Land has announced the arrival of a baby giraffe.
The female was born to parents George and Lizzy at the theme park, near Malton in North Yorkshire.
Giraffes as a species are listed as vulnerable, with an estimated 1,600 Rothschild sub-species in the wild.
Lincolnshire Police have put in place a 48-hour dispersal order, to prevent the possibility of a gathering of hare-coursing in the county.Read the full story ›
The RSPCA has tweeted of finding a Huntsman spider in Leeds.
Huntsman Spiders are large, long-legged spiders, measuring up to 15 centimetres across the legs. They are so named because of their speed and mode of hunting - and although not aggressive, can be known to give a painful, but non-toxic bite.
The discovery of a mouse in a day surgery unit at Hull Royal Infirmary has led to a number of operations being postponed.
A spokesman at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust said pest control teams had been called in and it was hoped to re-open the unit as soon as possible.
We can confirm there has been an isolated incident within our Day Surgery Unit today where it appears a field mouse has made its way in to the department. As a result, several operations have been postponed.
As a result of the incident we contacted our local pest control service immediately. The team are currently on site working hard to ensure any disruption is minimal and we are aiming to reopen the unit as soon as possible.