Pauline Wallace, 64, also admitted cruelty charges in relation to her pet dog Alf
Undercover investigation finds he is still smuggling endangered animals despite his licences being revoked
In Neil Bartlett’s staging of Great Expectations at Bristol Old Vic, you hear the story more than watch it. The chains of the convict, the hammering of the blacksmith, the unhinged humming of Miss Havisham are as much a part of the characters as the costume, expression and lines.
Mandarin rat snake found in the doorwell of a plane
Alligator snapping turtle is believed to be exotic pet released into wild in Bavaria
Who knew that a survey of Europe's fridges would be so fascinating? As well as shedding light on our eating habits, it also revealed the inedible things we stash in there. Medicines, nail varnish, batteries, sun lotion and glue were items that those surveyed admitted to having in their doors and drawers.
Photos have emerged of Noah and Connor Barthe cleaning out a snake cage
Snake got out of enclosure at a pet store before slithering through a ventilation system and into an upstairs apartment
If you spend a lot of time on your bike, you might have already spotted the latest audio-cycling craze: cyclists jerry-rig a speaker system to their handlebars and take their tunes with them.
Golfers and caddies were left stunned when they were joined on the 14th hole by an unexpected visitor - a huge alligator.
Yoann Galeran left with puncture wounds to the head and neck after being attacked by a saltwater crocodile
A group of tourists on a boat ride through the Florida Everglades were left shocked after their tour guide leapt into the water to wrestle a ten-foot long python.
Museums at night have a certain romance and none more so than London's Natural History Museum, though romance may not be the most appropriate word when you are standing next to the gigantic dinosaur in the main hall. A drink next to the dinosaur is just the prologue to an imaginative bi-monthly evening that the museum has started. Called Night Safari, it involves small groups going to several rooms where they meet scientists who introduce them to the institution's most cherished animals, from Guy the Gorilla to a killer shark.
A remote southern Philippine town has gone into mourning over the death of the world's largest saltwater crocodile in captivity, even though it was blamed for the deaths of several villagers.
Spanish solo sailor Javier Sanso was in his liferaft and waiting to be rescued hundreds of miles south-east of the Azores after his yacht Acciona capsized in the in the Vendée Globe round the world race. He had taken to his liferaft mid-morning on Sunday.
Around 15,000 crocodiles have escaped from a farm in South Africa.