A seal pup born at Paignton Zoo a month ago, has been named Tamar by a businessman who won a charity auction. Staff say he's very vocalRead the full story ›
Police operating on the M5 on the edge of Gloucestershire had a nasty surprise on Sunday (18 June).
They stopped a disqualified driver at junction 8 near Tewkesbury only to find they had 200 tarantulas on board.
Now the spiders are relatively harmless but they don't look it and it took courage for the officers to deal with them. Here's their tweet!
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Spread over 240 acres and welcoming up to 120,000 visitors, the Royal Cornwall Show is by far the county's biggest agricultural event.Read the full story ›
Staff at Paignton Zoo are celebrating after they successful bred a rare poison dart frog in a world-first project.Read the full story ›
Keepers at Bristol Zoo Gardens asked members of the public to vote for three names, all inspired by the name Daisy.Read the full story ›
RSPCA warns large numbers of reptiles are being abandoned as people struggle to care for them.Read the full story ›
Two tiny stoats have been rescued by the RSPCA after being found on a hospital site in Dawlish.Read the full story ›
Time's running out if you wanted to name Paignton Zoo's new baby giraffe.
The female calf was born last month and staff captured the whole experience on camera.
The zoo has come up with a shortlist of ten names, including Afya, Florrie and Kaleena, and people have to vote by this Sunday.
The zoo is part of the European Endangered Species Programme for the Northern giraffe, which is classified as endangered.
You can vote here:
Charity urges owners to use sun cream on their pets as the West Country experiences the hottest temperatures of the year so far.Read the full story ›
The RSPCA is appealing for information after four tiny kittens were abandoned in a shopping bag next to a canal in Somerset.Read the full story ›