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# Animal Kingdom

All time
# friendly ghost
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.
# Graphic
Ever wanted to see a python eat a wallaby? You're in luck
If not, look away now.
# Animal Kingdom
Elephants rescue tiny calf from being pulled away by the current
Mum to the rescue!
# See you later alligator
Think otters are cute? Here's one eating an alligator for lunch
Chomp.
# enough
13 animals who are just a bit fed up
They’ve had it.
# Botswana
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.
# Animal Kingdom
Video: Oh, a cheetah in (slow) motion
Majestic.
# King of the Swingers
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.