The Call of the Wild review – old-fashioned shaggy-dog story with bite

Beethoven meets Gladiator in this old-fashioned doggy adventure from Disney, which basically jumps out of the screen and starts licking your face. It’s...

WATCH | Sneaky snake: Black mamba found coiled up in Durban home

Durban snake handler Jason Arnold rushed to a home in Avoca Hills, Durban, over the weekend after the owner spotted a black mamba...

Sixteen more snakes dumped in pillowcases in Sunderland

A second nest of 16 snakes has been found dumped outside a fire station, days after 13 royal pythons were found in the...

Grandad Zach, the 16-year-old Staffie with Alzheimer’s, ticks off his bucket list

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Last month, we brought you the story of Grandad...

River insects and lichens bucking trend of wildlife losses

Freshwater insects, mosses and lichens are bucking the trend of wildlife losses in the UK and have expanded their ranges since 1970, according...

Ireland revokes licence of livestock ship operator over low performance rating

The Irish government revoked approvals for the operator of two regular livestock carriers, the Atlantic M and the Express 1, last week, following...

Puppy that can’t walk and pigeon that can’t fly become best friends

Lundy and Herman (Picture: Caters News)A pigeon that can’t fly and a puppy that can’t walk have become inseparable after they were both...

Children create ‘Bugingham Palace’ to highlight the importance of insects

Is it better than the real Buckingham Palace? You decide (Picture: Iceland Foods)Bugs don’t get enough credit for the role they play in...

Beavers could hold the answer to reducing flooding, study finds

The way the aquatic mammals engineer their landscapes means other species can thrive (Picture: PA)Beavers could be the answer to reducing flooding in...

Snake orgy prompts partial closure of Florida city park

A city in Florida closed off part of a park after residents spotted dozens of snakes which had apparently gathered for their annual...