Giant red kangaroo dubbed ‘Arnie of Roos’ dies aged 12

https://image.assets.pressassociation.io/v2/image/production/e1ecbc73d059fe0e31fa6f44c680ede9Y29udGVudHNlYXJjaCwxNTQ0NDU5MDE3/2.11886007.jpgA giant red kangaroo dubbed the Arnold Schwarzenegger of the animal world which became an internet sensation for his muscly physique has died in Australia at the age of 12. Roger, who stood six feet seven inches tall and weighed nearly 200 pounds in his prime, died of old age at The Kangaroo Sanctuary in…

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Watch as these alpacas become absolutely fascinated by a hedgehog

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/12/07220937/a87ae6c4-c54d-482a-acd2-9d7b5c649c99.jpgLife can be very confusing – and it seems that’s doubly true if you happen to be an alpaca. Take a look at this little bunch of alpacas who recently stumbled across a hedgehog seemingly for the first time. ♥️♥️ #alpaka #alpaca #alpakas #alpacas #alpakaliebe #alpacalove #whatevertheyarecute Posted by Schöcklblick Alpakas on Thursday, October 11,…

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Zoo’s wildcat kitten captured on camera for first time

https://image.assets.pressassociation.io/v2/image/production/e4515220db471d1c383a09ded3ec2304Y29udGVudHNlYXJjaCwxNTQ0MjgwNTky/2.40092519.jpgA rare Scottish wildcat kitten born at Chester Zoo has been captured on camera for the first time. The female kitten, born in August, could offer a “lifeline for the species”, zoo bosses said. Wildcats, also known as Highland tigers, are Britain’s rarest mammals and as few as 100 are estimated to remain in the…

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Just take a look at these pigs in Christmas jumpers

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/12/07114231/de627d5e-9bc3-4537-a892-fdd778f60f8d.jpgSave the Children has gone hog wild for Christmas Jumper Day this year, dressing “philanthro-pigs” in festive fandangles to raise awareness of its work. Sarah Button-Stephens, Christmas Jumper Day campaign manager for the children’s charity, hopes the trio will inspire people across the country to “wear their wackiest wool” and help bring home the bacon…

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Why the other reindeer probably weren’t laughing at Rudolph’s red nose

https://image.assets.pressassociation.io/v2/image/production/0b316734463c4e89cd839451994c4f3dY29udGVudHNlYXJjaCwxNTQ0MjY0MTQ4/2.4215657.jpgRudolph the reindeer probably was not bullied for his crimson snout – because he and his fellow reindeer cannot see red. In news that may shock the North Pole, University of Exeter scientists have revealed that Santa’s sleigh-pullers lack the colour-detecting eye cells that humans use to detect red. The same applies to orange –…

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Walking Dead’s Jeffrey Dean Morgan adopts rescue donkey and emu who fell in love

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/11/09113301/dccacb92-7e30-497b-b81a-49a3c01c7cdf.jpgA donkey and an emu who hit the headlines for their unusually strong cross-species friendship have found a new forever home – with Walking Dead star Jeffrey Dean Morgan. The pair were rescued last month from a South Carolina farm which had apparently been abandoned and taken to the Carolina Waterfowl Rescue wildlife sanctuary. View…

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Dog makes incredible save in Argentinian league game

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/12/05172200/127fb85c-072b-405b-b74a-1930e75033cb.jpgNothing cheers people up quite like seeing a dog on the pitch – but there’s double the joy when the animal turns out to be pretty good at football. That’s what happened in a match between Juventud Unida de Gualeguaychu and Defensores de Belgrano de Villa Ramallo in a match in Argentina. ¡Los salvó el…

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Puppy’s remarkable recovery after swallowing owner’s medication

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/12/04172138/4c936961-e7fe-4836-83cb-58c6c55e86ee.jpgA mischievous puppy has made an amazing recovery after swallowing a potentially lethal dose of her owner’s medication. Monkey had only been with her owners for a few weeks when a misadventure left her at death’s door. The four-month-old crossbreed managed to get out of her sleeping pen one night and ate over 100 capsules…

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Mission complete: George HW Bush’s service dog in final act of service

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Watch: Brave dog trapped in frozen pond is rescued by firefighters

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/11/30155835/4dba3362-8ad4-4278-a44b-959002c9a490.jpgThis little doggo got herself into trouble when she got stuck in a frozen pond. Luckily, firefighters were on hand to pull her out and make sure everything ended happily. This afternoon we were called for a dog through the ice on a pond. This is always very dangerous, as the pet owners will always…

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