Adorable premature penguin chick saved by keepers at London Zoo

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/07/20110833/cf6b27b6-9ece-412d-8fb1-fe7c2b4c9b8a.jpgLondon Zoo has released a video of a tiny premature penguin chick that survived against all the odds. Keepers checking the penguins’ nest boxes this breeding season found one of the eggs had been accidentally broken by its parents, and were astonished to find a little chick still alive inside. Posting a video of the…

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Hapless koala rescued for third time after getting stuck in a fence

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/07/20110938/4e9199a6-3801-4472-a8a6-efa4d7d009b3.jpgA koala had a third encounter with animal rescue volunteers after getting stuck in a fence in South Australia. The 21lb (9.4kg) male became trapped at an SA Power Networks substation, where staff snapped a photo of him after calling Fauna Rescue’s koala hotline. The animal, tag number 678, is becoming rather familiar to the…

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Police officer rants about a slow road user, but it’s not what you think

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/07/19155923/2c59cc4f-d058-42a7-998f-043907b46b5b.jpgPolice work can be wild at times, but this officer’s encounter with one particular creature has got people talking. Deputy Bryan Bowman of the Marion County Sheriff’s office in Florida encountered a very slow road user and decided to make a video to show his frustration. “He’s literally going one mile per hour in a…

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Which animal would you have as your pal if they suddenly had human intelligence?

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/07/19104655/2f62a576-61e3-47da-95cc-b4d2ecb5abe5.jpgPets are great, there’s no question about that, but imagine if you could communicate with them on a human level. Such dreams of animal companionship were discussed on Reddit, with users of the website sharing the animal they would most value as a personal pal, a creature “that becomes your loyal companion with human intelligence…

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Stunning aerial footage of a pod of dolphins captured off the Isle of Man coast

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/07/18212519/08b1b411-d226-4bce-ba76-16def7805da1.pngStunning aerial footage has been captured by photographer Chris Gulland of a pod of dolphins feeding between Port Erin and the Calf of Man on the south coast of the Isle of Man. The group contains approximately 30 to 50 dolphins, who can be seen swimming and jumping out of the water in the video.…

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Roaming bear takes a dip in Los Angeles swimming pool before being rescued

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/07/18204418/0469b1e8-d88e-4fbd-969d-b562e5d61bbb.jpgA brown bear was spotted in Los Angeles, California, inside a resident’s swimming pool. The large bear was seen roaming in a Granada Hills neighbourhood before climbing into the pool and taking a soak. Los Angeles police officers at the Devonshire station were called to the scene on the morning of July 17. LAPD Devonshire…

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Tiny twin slender loris babies born at Newquay Zoo

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/07/18195507/8584f1f0-2904-4095-97ff-03ccddaf201c.jpgTwo tiny slender loris babies have been born at Newquay Zoo, the first twins of their species to be born there. Born to mother Ribke and father Sheldon, the zoo released adorable photos of the youngsters to welcome them into the world. The photos show Ribke carrying the babies around under her belly, which she…

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This cat’s reaction suggests pets know when they’ve been told to shut up

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/07/18094329/7e0d5889-35f0-409e-9f23-b4b19a701da7.jpgHow do you quieten your cat when they’re making a bit of noise? Simple – just speak to them like a human. At least, that’s what seems to be the case with Breanne Burleson’s cat Simba, who reacted much like a person would when she told him to pipe down. y’all look how shook my…

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Otters and goats have formed an unlikely friendship at this US zoo

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/07/17204655/9c649e81-0701-487f-990b-59e5b8f72ce7.pngA pair of tiny goats have made friends with a pair of friendly otters in an adorable video. Ruth the Nigerian goat kid (named after US supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg) and Sonia the mini Nubian goat kid are the stars of an Oregon Zoo YouTube series where they travel around the zoo meeting…

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How on earth did these dachshund puppies end up on this roof?

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/07/17145504/9e50931d-0824-46c9-a6a3-2dff04bf2652.jpgIf you saw two dachshunds on the roof of a restaurant before nine o’clock in the morning, you’d probably wonder if you were still dreaming, but that’s exactly what happened in Yorkshire on Tuesday. The small town of High Bentham on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales played host to one of the cuter dramas…

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