African penguins are the only penguin species listed as endangered, with just 50,000 breeding pairs left from some 5 million 20 years ago.
Nearly half a month's worth of snow fell on the Russian capital over the weekend.
Firefighters in Kansas have come to the rescue of a deer that fell through the ice on Lake Olathe.
A giant panda born in a Malaysian zoo celebrated her first birthday on Monday with a cake made of ice
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The Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital is the largest institute for falcon medicine worldwide.
A snake covered with hundreds of ticks was saved by snake catchers in Australia
As part of an ambitious restoration project, an ancient species of land iguana returned to Santiago Island after 200 years.
The two men leapt off the train and carefully shovelled snow from around the chamois until it could pull itself out and make its way to a forest.
The dog, named Marci, ventured onto the frozen lake but became trapped on a patch of very thin ice.
Zoo animals welcome recycled Christmas trees
18 African penguins get a new home at Rome zoo
A group of giraffes has been brought to a park in Costa Rica in the hope of creating a genetic bank.
The aim is that they will eventually reproduce and help save the species.
However, these animals could help slow climate change in the region.
Warmer winters mean more rain, which in turn traps reindeer food under a layer of ice.
Watch: Charity shares heartbreaking video of dog being abandoned at Christmas
Heidi turned two on December 20 and spends her days exploring her habitat with her mother Sophia.
A Falklands island with five different species of penguins and a nearly six-kilometre long sandy beach is up for sale.
The temporary ban is to prevent people from spontaneously getting a pet for Christmas only to return it to the shelter afer the holidays.
A zoo in Japan gives it penguin population Christmas appeal by dressing them up as santas for a special festive parade.
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