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These hipster monkeys have the coolest moustaches in the animal kingdom

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/11/30114948/adb75c54-e55a-4d25-85c5-b39370571086.jpgIf you thought you’d done a pretty nifty job growing out your stache for Movember, prepare to be put to shame by a couple of monkeys. Auckland Zoo has introduced its two newest arrivals – a pair of emperor tamarin monkeys which have facial hair to die for. Our emperor tamarins have arrived! We’re excited…

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Bulldog rescued after getting stuck between a wall and a fence for hours

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/11/30111938/abc2ff59-f65a-4d12-b040-a347d94d5ad2.jpgA bulldog had to be rescued after she got stuck between a rock and a hard place. Adventurous Roxy got trapped between a wall and a fence in a back garden in Heol Cleddau in Waunarlwydd, Swansea, last week. Roxy was trapped between the wall and the fence for three hours (RSPCA/PA) Two RSPCA officers,…

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Raven at Toronto Zoo shows off intelligence as it plays with children’s toy

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/11/30101145/1a978201-fbe0-4277-8276-3d84875974c6.jpgIf you never expected a bird to be as clever as a human child, this video of a raven playing with a toy will blow your mind. Toronto Zoo in Canada filmed Bran, one of its resident ravens, using a children’s shape-matching toy with great skill, in return for treats. Posting the video to Facebook,…

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Police dog shows discipline to resist juicy sausage

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/11/29161918/2c65cbf9-f89d-46f3-9c1e-cd9c07ff6be0.jpgA police dog who delighted internet users by balancing six biscuits on his nose before scoffing them has repeated the trick with a juicy cooked sausage. Handler Pc Wayne Thompson showed off the obedience displayed by his nine-and-a-half-year-old Dutch Herder Krush by proudly filming his dog’s amazing self-restraint. A first film of Krush balancing six…

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Watch firefighters revive dog with oxygen after rescuing her from fire

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/11/28165600/562ece7a-0968-452f-a85e-a4513cf46b89.jpgFirefighters came to the rescue of a dog in distress as they saved her from a blaze and revived her with oxygen. The dog, named Lady, got into trouble in a garage fire at a house in Wayne Township, Indiana. WTFD rescued this sweet girl named Lady from a heavily involved garage fire this afternoon…

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Study suggests dogs are ‘not exceptional’ and owners absolutely aren’t having it

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/11/28123528/665ef34a-941b-4b33-91e2-019d3111325e.jpgIt’s a brave person who says something negative about a dog owner’s cherished pet – even if they have the science to back it up. That’s what the Scientific American discovered when the popular magazine published an article about a study suggesting dogs’ level of intelligence is not exceptional compared with other carnivores and domestic…

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Meet Knickers, the cow dubbed Australia’s largest steer who’s charming the world

https://image.assets.pressassociation.io/v2/image/production/d071ab8b47846196f1a83e0b16abe699Y29udGVudHNlYXJjaCwxNTQzNDg3MDEx/2.39922835.jpgAn animal dubbed Australia’s biggest steer has been saved from the slaughterhouse – because he’s just too huge to deal with. The seven-year-old, known rather incongruously as Knickers, stands at 6ft 4in tall and weighs in at a whopping 220 stone. But if that sounds like a whole lot of steak and hamburgers then think…

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Swan ‘just chillin’ on motorway causes rush hour delays

https://image.assets.pressassociation.io/v2/image/production/b56b95d43099a876673c771bba169b99Y29udGVudHNlYXJjaCwxNTQzMzk5NTQ1/2.21314937.jpgMotorists faced disruption due to a swan “just chillin” on a motorway during rush hour. Traffic Scotland tweeted traffic was backed up on the M8 after the bird wandered on to the carriageway at J16 Craighall in Glasgow. It was pictured standing in the middle of four lanes of traffic on the motorway. *NEW* 08:01⌚#M8 E/B…

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Watch: Bear pulls open door on unexpected visit to police station

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/11/26161717/f2f4eb0b-1d3e-4e59-aaab-c157ca4f6d4f.jpgRemarkable CCTV footage shows the moment a bear opened a door to a police station and popped in for a visit. The video from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) station in Truckee shows the bear standing on its hind legs and pulling the door open from its handle, shortly before it is chased out by…

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A dog given to South Korea by Kim Jong-un has given birth to super-cute puppies

https://content.assets.pressassociation.io/2018/11/26151611/bb73eb3c-34a9-4b42-9b55-3e3c81a5d65c.jpgAs a symbol of peace and friendship, an adorable litter of puppies might be hard to top. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has shown off the pups born to one of two dogs given as a present by his North Korean counterpart, Kim Jong-un. 11월 9일에 태어난 ‘곰이’의 새끼들입니다. 엄마개와 여섯 새끼들 모두 아주 건강합니다.…

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