Elephants, rhinos, meerkats and lions are enjoying "their own late Christmas" with recycled trees at a zoo.
Noah's Ark Zoo Farm has teamed up with North Somerset Council to chip trees for its animals.
A Shropshire farm and tourist attraction which announced its sudden closure this week has vowed that "new homes will be found for all animals" as the beloved creatures are put up for sale.
A mountain rescue dog named Isla has been praised as a hero after finding a couple who became lost after climbing Scafell Pike on New Year's Day.
A wandering walrus who delighted thousands in Scarborough on New Year’s Eve turned up 100 miles further up the North Sea coast on Monday.