While the usual decorations include tinsel, lights, Christmas bubbles, and other ornaments, one Western Cape family had a surprise addition to their tree.
Environmentalists and animal rights experts are alarmed at the number of exotic pets that Gauteng residents are keeping, especially in the East Rand and Johannesburg.
A pair of safari-goers were lucky enough to come across a couple of curious male lions, two of which came head-to-head with them while they sat in their tiny car.
A four-year-old elk, already massive at 270 kilograms, was carrying a 16kg car tyre for two whole years. But now he is free of his oversized necklace.
Studies have shown that owning a pet can have an astounding effect on your physical and mental wellbeing.
This weird organism is not a plant or an animal, has no mouth but can eat, and no brain but is capable of learning. Meet the ‘blob’.
Enypniastes eximia, a deep sea creature most commonly referred to as the ‘headless chicken sea monster’, has been filmed off the coast of East Antarctica.
A plucky raccoon has defied the odds by climbing all the way to the top of a 23-storey skyscraper, capturing the heart of the internet in the process.
The Cape Mountain Zebra beat the odds to avoid extinction once before, but now their very existence is being threatened again.
There are a number of big cats around the world that inspire awe and fear, but if you’re after the deadliest you’ll need to look a little closer.
There’s an animal out there that just got treated to a bath for the first time in his life – and all because the Royal family are coming to visit.
We know the Ozzies are prone to a bit of exaggeration after a couple of Fosters’ but it does seem like there’s a monster on the loose off the coast of Newcastle.
A horse decided that his reins can’t hold him and went walkabout in New York City, but it didn’t take long until the boys in blue were on his tail.
In an unusual sight, a rare beaked whale washed up on an Australian beach. Check out the photos of the ocean-dweller after the jump…
Scientists at the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH) have designed a working robot which can swim and crawl just like an octopus.
A bunch of frogs are instantly captivated by a video of an earthworm playing on an iPhone. Check out these crazy, yet impressionable, little amphibians in action…
These German cat-breeding websites are the strangest and most amazing thing on the internet. Check them out here.
In what’s probably one of the most shocking stories of the week, especially for animal lovers, the fate of the Giraffe who knocked it’s head while being transported via truck is out.
A vet who appeared in a disgusting video having sex with a horse and a dog has been banned from practicing in Britain.
Ivory poachers have killed one of the biggest and most well-known elephants in the world, leaving the death of Satao as a real loss to the wildlife world.
Surely not? Back in the swinging 60’s when all things “free” and “wild” were accepted, Margaret Howe Lovatt had some sexual relations with a dolphin. She seemed to have enjoyed every minute of it, and speaks openly about it now.
Caught on camera by a Mr. Ricky Forbes, while driving through Kootenay National Park on Saturday afternoon, here we see the incredible rescue of baby bear by mama bear.
Remember when we last posted a story about an exploding whale? Well get out your sick-bags ‘cos we’ve got another one for you.
A black bear walked into a bar in Estes Park, Colorado. The strange thing is though that none of the patrons inside noticed the 158kg and 1,8m tall bear. Fortunately he was caught on a security camera.
A turtle hatched with two heads at the San Antonio Zoo on 18 June 2013 and has been appropriately named Thelma and Louise by zoo staff members.
Buttercup the duck was born with a backwards left foot. His owner Mike Garey made the decision to amputate it due to complications that may arise. Working together with 3D printing company NovaCopy they designed and developed a mould for the foot.