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# Animal Kingdom

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This strange new species of Octopus has been nicknamed 'Casper'
For obvious reasons.
Yes, this is a weasel 'riding' a woodpecker
We doubt they’re friends.
Ever wanted to see a python eat a wallaby? You're in luck
If not, look away now.
Elephants rescue tiny calf from being pulled away by the current
Mum to the rescue!
Think otters are cute? Here's one eating an alligator for lunch
13 animals who are just a bit fed up
They’ve had it.
President of Botswana injured by cheetah
It wasn’t an attack ‘per se’, says his spokesperson – but he did claw President Ian Khama’s face.
Video: Oh, a cheetah in (slow) motion
Scientists declare bush cricket top of the testes class
The animal kingdom has a new record holder – a cricket has the largest male organs in relation to its body mass.