The owl has been landing on people, but it's not attacking, it's courting.
This bird is showing classic signs of imprinted behaviour, imprinted on human beings. It is a trained tame owl that has come into breeding condition and basically it wants to breed with the people of Wotton-under-Edge!
Our reporter Ken Goodwin set out to find this amorous animal. He was running out of patience, when he decided to try "hooting". See how he got on:
A year ago a racehorse trainer feared she would lose one of her horses after he suffered a life-threatening injury during a race at Wincanton.
But the horse, called Monkerty Tunkerty, has battled back to health and winning ways, triumphing in the Somerset National last month.
The Labour Party will today promise to end the controversial badger culls in Somerset and Gloucestershire if it wins the General Election.
It's one of six commitments to protect animals being announced on the tenth anniversary of the ban on fox hunting coming into force.
Britain’s last circus elephant, who was rescued after shocking secret film emerged of her being abused by her former groom, is now settling into a "luxurious" new purpose-built home at Longleat.
Ageing elephant Anne, whose rehabilitation has stunned vets at the Wiltshire safari park, walked to her new home in under an hour, sparing her the ordeal of another journey by truck.
The 65-year-old elephant is loving her new home, and no wonder.
The 994 square metres of heated accommodation comes with deep sand floors, natural skylight panels, automated feeding systems and a specialist treatment area - all specially designed for retired elephants of advancing years.
An orphaned newborn badger cub gobbled up by a terrier has been rescued by a Somerset wildlife centre. The Jack Russell's owner could not believe the tiny pink bundle that was dropped on her kitchen floor, and quickly contacted her local Badger Group, who called Secret World Wildlife Rescue.
Little Star, who weighs just 80 grams, is now being looked after at the Somerset centre. She is being fed every two hours and, despite being in an incubator, needs an extra hot water bottle without warmth from her mum.
Badger cubs would not usually venture above ground until they are at least ten to twelve weeks old, so this tiny badger is very lucky to survive.
Secret World Wildlife Rescue cares for over 5,000 injured and orphaned animals every year. Little Star is its first orphan of the year.
The centre is holding a badger-themed open weekend over Easter. The 'Badger Bonanza' will be allow visitors to find out more about badgers and the work done by the charity.
The scheme which helped feed Somerset's farm animals during last year's floods is launching a fundraising drive today.
Forage Aid sent lorry-loads of food and straw during the crisis and now wants to become a fully-fledged charity.
A tractor plastered with their logo will embark on a three-day drive from Sedgemoor livestock market in Somerset to a renewable energy conference in Shropshire, raising money along the way.
The journey is nearly 200 miles.
Bristol Zoo has lost some of its most precious animals after a male warty pig ate his entire critically endangered family - and a rare monkey became lunch for hungry otters.
The two pigs, pictured above in happier times, were found in distressing circumstances when Elvis turned on his piglets and then his own mate.
In another instance, a rare monkey escaped its enclosure and fell into a pond where it was eaten by American otters.
The zoo, which prides itself on its conservation measures, said the deaths have distressed keepers.
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Bristol Zoo is celebrating the first birthday of one of its pygmy hippos.
Winnie weighed just six kilograms when she was just a few weeks old, but she's grown to just over 80 kilograms.
Keepers will be treating her to a special vegetable birthday cake.