The BBC documentary was narrated by Kate Winslet and followed the early stages of an Emperor penguin's life
Graduate insists: 'It is possible to live in London based on their expenses without coming from a wealthy background'
Westlake hit Ms Sanders in the face with a wine glass
Caroline Westlake's lawyer said they would appeal the conviction
London Zoo must immediately stop sending me emails inviting me to get up close and personal with eight-legged freaks. Otherwise known as spiders.
My book on migration, The Mara Crossing, took seven years. I put the birds and animals first, so their dangerous journeys could show that the drive to find better living conditions is universal and that human migration, a burning political topic everywhere today, is as natural as that of animals. Both are done to survive, both are part of the self-renewing nature of all life.
Conservationists encourage animals to mate by supplying the fishy couples with their own private tanks
Richard Clayderman, who has been called the 'Prince of Romance', has likely had many odd requests during his successful career as a musician, but surely none as strange as this.
Zoo experts stumped after woman hands in mystery spider species
A Scottish zoo is planning to start a new breeding programme for chimpanzees, in the wake of recent research suggesting that captivity drives chimps mad.
As two new films explore the human-like behaviour of chimpanzees, Steve Connor explains the fascination – and fear – we have about our closest living relatives
Barratt's break – from Mighty Boosh to nightly boards
Plans to put the dead polar bear's carcass on display have angered followers worldwide
The highly strung citizens of New York have yet another reason to feel on edge this morning: one of the world's most venomous creatures has escaped from its secure enclosure at The Bronx Zoo.
Animal rights groups have sharply criticised Berlin's zoo, saying that the way the polar bear Knut was raised and held in captivity could have led to his death at such a young age.