Dog may have set ‘new world record’ with giant litter of 21 puppies

Owner Joanne sleeps in the kitchen next to the puppies and their mum (Picture: IOM Newspapers / SWNS)A dog could have set a...

Hand reared rescued duckling hardly leaves woman’s side

The pair are best friends (Picture: Lee McLean/SWNS)This is Jessica Clewes, and her best friend Denzel. They met one rainy night, when Jessica’s dad...

Peter Davis obituary

Peter Davis was the driving force behind saving the red kite, one of Britain’s most charismatic birds of prey. Today, following a hugely...

Wildlife photographer of the year: Lumix people's choice shortlist 2019 – in pictures

Fans of wildlife photographs can pick their favourite for the Lumix-sponsored award from 25 images pre-selected by the Natural History Museum in London....

Polar bear daubed with graffiti sighted in Russia – video

Footage of a polar bear spray-painted with graffiti has sparked outrage in Russia. The bear was daubed with the letters 'T-34', the name...

Sight of polar bear daubed with graffiti sparks outrage

A video showing a polar bear spray-painted with graffiti has sparked outrage among environmentalists amid fears that the creature was targeted by locals...

'I worry about every one of them': the volunteers who rescue injured wildlife

It encapsulated the horror engulfing New South Wales: the footage of a koala mewing in pain as its habitat burned around it. The...

Compound eyes: The visual apparatus of today's horseshoe crabs goes back 400 million years

The eyes of the extinct sea scorpion Jaekelopterus rhenaniae have the same structure as the eyes of modern horseshoe crabs (Limulidae). The compound...

Three adorable puppies found living inside dead sheep on top of snowy mountain

These three beautiful Great Pyrenees puppies were found living inside a sheep carcass on top of a freezing, snow-covered mountain by a pair...