Man illegally sold gold jewellery containing hair from African elephants

A man has been found guilty of illegally selling gold jewellery containing hair from African elephants, Scotland Yard said.

Dozen orphaned fox cubs being cared for at Shropshire wildlife centre

Twelve cubs are being cared for at Cuan Wildlife Rescue, Shropshire, which is currently catering for more than 300 casualties and orphans ranging from mice, ducks, hedgehogs and various birds to deer.

Five sheep rescued from Newmillerdam rooftop

Five sheep had to be rescued from a rooftop in West Yorkshire after leaping across a gap from a neighbouring field.

Fireman Damian Cameron was called to Barnsley Road in Newmillerdam, near Wakefield, on Tuesday after the animals became stuck.


An injured badger cub is being cared for by RSPCA Isle of Wight thanks to the quick-thinking actions of members of the public.

The lone cub was discovered curled up next to a footpath in Brighstone by local couple Rob and Annette Hickman.