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Bear survives for three weeks with jar stuck on its head
The black bear roamed around the foothills of the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee without food after getting a plastic container stuck over its face.
7 unwanted animal invaders you might find in Ireland
Raccoons! Wild boar! Ladybirds? Asian clams?… Yup, all of the above are deemed ‘invasive species’ in Ireland.
Reeling in the Years: Dublin Zoo celebrates 180 years
The zoo first opened its gates in 1840 when entry cost just a penny on Sundays.
Gallery: 615 new species discovered in Madagascar since 1999
Look through some of the World Wildlife Fund’s photos of new lemurs, chameleons and snakes discovered on the fourth-largest island in the world.
US farmers fear plague of 'stink bugs'
The voracious insects have already decimated millions of dollars of crops in the States – and show no signs of stopping.
Bugging out: hundreds join hunt for Ireland's natural riches
Teams of volunteers are gearing up for the BioBlitz, whose organisers say biodiversity is worth €2.6billion a year to our economy.
Penguins kidnapped from Australian island
Population of penguins on Granite Island has dropped from over 1,500 to less than 150 in only a decade.
Man takes walk on the wild side by living with lions
Florida animal lover wants to raise funds for sanctuary by bunking down in lion’s den