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MARK FELIX/AFP /AFP via Getty Images Welcome back to earth!  Astronaut Christina Koch just made her return to earth after a record setting 11-month journey in space, and her dog LBD—which stands...

There are certain subtle signs that a pet is overweight.  If your pet's back is perfectly flat it could be a sign they are obese.  A dirty, messy coat can be a sign that your pet has gained...

A woman who rescued a single stray pregnant cat four years ago has amassed a small army of 130 felines thought to be related to her pet. The owner kept the small ginger animals in her small flat in Moscow,...

A secret cave full of wild bats could hold the key to tackling the coronavirus epidemic. People living near the mysterious cave in Yunnan, China, are immune to the deadly disease – even though thousands...

A couple whose pet dogs "cooked to death" after being left in a tent for eight hours in 34C temperatures have been banned from keeping animals. Sarah Henniker, 33, and TJ Gregory, 28, left pugs...

Photos have emerged of a concerned cat-lover in China protecting their pet from coronavirus with a homemade mask with eye holes cut out. It’s not clear exactly where these photos were taken, or even...

Airports can be a ruff experience for dogs, who are often confined to pet carriers in the lead-up to their flight, before being put in the hold. But now, that could soon be a thing of the past, and it's...

A veteran Nessie watcher has recorded the first official sighting of the legendary beast of the decade. Eoin O'Faodhagain spotted a dark object moving about on the loch on January 18. The two clips,...

This freaky sea creature has earned the approval of Reddit users after footage of it gracefully “flying” through the ocean was shared by nature-lovers. The sea angel, a type of sea slug, is seen...

Terrifying photos show what goes on at one of the world's "scariest markets", including exotic animals being beaten and blow-torched to death in front of customers. Experts say Tomohon Extreme...

A family have been left baffled after spotting a crow apparently frozen in the air on the school run. Mum Kayleen Bowman, shared the bizarre clip on her Facebook which appeared to show a black crow suspended...

Two chimpanzees who survived a fire which killed 30 monkeys over New Year in a German zoo are "recovering well" by supporting each other to form a new family. The male and female pair – Limbo...

A wild grey seal has been caught "clapping" on camera for the first time, making sounds that resemble "shotgun-like cracks". The large male was filmed striking its flippers together...

A schoolgirl thought she was “going to die” when she was mauled by a huge Tibetan mastiff known as 'Teddy'. Sarah McCormack fought for her life as she was attacked by the 14-stone beast...

A woman described as a “pillar of the community” has been arrested after repeatedly using a public car park as her private toilet. Andrea Grocer was charged with wanton destruction of property by...

An animal rescue shelter in North Carolina is being brutally honest in an adoption ad for what it describes as the “world’s worst cat.” Mitchell County Animal Rescue tells prospective owners exactly...