Alien-like mushroom-shaped creatures have been discovered in the depths of the ocean off the Australian coast.Read the full story ›
Police have launched an investigation after two officers allegedly used a crowbar to kill a deer that had been injured by a car.
Firearms officers from Durham Constabulary had been sent to put the animal down apparently used the crowbar instead of their guns.
The force confirmed the pair were being investigated as the animal was "apparently not destroyed in the approved humane manner".
A spokesman said the two officers had been moved to other duties "while the facts are being established" and are "not involved in a firearms capacity".
These cute crane chicks get the runaround at San Diego Zoo.
The plucky pair, aged just 28 and 26 days, need daily exercise to strengthen their feet and legs.
But judging from this video it looks like they might need a bit more practice.
A dozen rare iguanas seized from Romanian smugglers at Heathrow Airport have been returned to their native Bahamas.Read the full story ›
A swimmer who survived a shark attack in California at the weekend has told of the moment he came face-to-face with the great white.Read the full story ›
A Wisconsin woman who had given up all hope of finding her lost wedding ring was shocked when her dog Tucker finally coughed up the diamond.Read the full story ›
An owner was left stunned after his Jack Russell was "mistakenly" put down with a lethal injection instead of getting treatment for a cough.Read the full story ›
A group of surfers captured on camera circling a whale in Sydney have been slammed by locals for "harassing" the animal.Read the full story ›
Frostie the Snowgoat, who was fitted with his own tiny wheelcart to help him walk, has died.
Little Frostie, who was living at an animal rescue sanctuary called Edgar’s Mission in Australia, had departed from his wheelchair when he fell ill on Monday but died shortly after.
The animal sanctuary fitted him out with a harness and set of wheels after contracting a disease called joint navel ill shortly after he was born.
"For such a tiny goat, who only danced on this earth for a short while, his reach has been enormous.
"As the little guy made his last gasps of breath he looked into my tear-filled eyes as I begged him to stay. I told him I loved him and would do so forever more," Pam Ahern wrote in a blog.
The Labour press team's twitter account was apparently hacked today, advocating owl ownership across the United Kingdom.Read the full story ›