Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire may be famous for its lions but it's a wild otter that's the attraction this week
Chief Executive of 'Visit England' toured the zoo to see for himself the secrets of the attraction's success.
A cat that was found abandoned in Gloucestershire had ripped her own ears off, it's thought through pain from cancer.
An animal shelter in Bath has come up with a new way to try to calm the dogs in its care - by building them a sensory garden.
Volunteers and workers at the Bath Cats and Dogs home have used selected flowers, and built sandpits, play areas and ponds to provide the perfect place for pent-up pooches to unwind.
Jane Solomons reports.
A hedgehog that got stuck in a crisp packet behind railings is recovering at a sanctuary in Cheddar. It took six people three and a half hours to rescue Crispian, as he's been named. His ordeal has made him an international star with regular requests for updates about his progress.
He will stay at Prickles Hedgehog Rescue for the winter as he is too small to survive hibernation. Staff hope to release him in spring when he will be much bigger and the weather is warmer.
To find out more about the sanctuary, click here
A horse which got its leg trapped in a metal fence had to be rescued by emergency services in Gloucestershire earlier.
It took 13 firefighters - using specialised animal equipment - an hour to rescue the horse which is known as 'Moose'. He was quite happy to get back on his feet following his ordeal.
You may have seen these youngsters during our weather report last night. The seal pups are being looked after at West Hatch wildlife sanctuary near Taunton because they're simply too little to cope with the cold.
RSPCA staff are making sure they're kept warm to help them survive.
Anti-badger cull campaigners have always claimed the cull was unnecessary and unscientific. David Woodland was with staff at Secret World Animal Sanctuary in Somerset when they heard today's announcement.
Building work on a new supermarket in Portishead has been delayed due to concerns over a population of great crested newts. Sainsbury's had hoped to start construction later this year but will now have to wait until next summer while Natural England arranges for the newts to be removed.
James Beresford, the Chief Executive of Visit England, is touring Bristol Zoo after the attraction showed a huge rise in visitor numbers this summer.
He tells us what he thinks is the secret to Bristol Zoo's success
It seems Kukeña the baby gorilla is more interested in a piece of rope than the arrival of Visit England boss James Beresford to Bristol Zoo. Yet his presence has brought in many of the visitors that have made the attraction such a success this summer and prompted the visit.
Here's a short video of the one-year-old, happily playing but never far from his mother.