Blue whales return to the sanctuary of Seychelles

For years, little was known about the occurrence of cetaceans in the western tropical Indian Ocean. Now new studies have confirmed the presence of blue whales in Seychelles' waters, offering hope for the future.

Firefighters donate hoses to zoo animals

Zoo animals have been enjoying an unusual donation from firefighters.

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) has gifted several used rubber hoses to Berkshire College of Agriculture (BCA) Zoo in Maidenhead.

England: The first grey seal pups of the winter have been born

The first grey seal pups of the winter have been born on National Trust land on the north Norfolk coast.

Rangers at Blakeney Point have high hopes for another successful pupping season for the colony which has grown dramatically over the past 25 years to become the largest in England.

Birth of critically endangered rhino calf dubbed 'unusual' by experts

The birth of a critically endangered eastern black rhino has been dubbed "quite unusual" by experts at Chester Zoo.