German engineering company Festo has created robotic birds capable of amazingly realistic flight.
An Australian trucker managed to fight off a highly venomous snake while doing 70mph along a busy road.
An exotic frog has been discovered in a bunch of bananas after making a 5,000-mile journey from Colombia to south Wales.
Allotment holders in South Wales got the shock of their life when they discovered a 6ft (1.8-metre) boa constrictor among their vegetables.
A nine-month-old puppy had an emergency operation after swallowing a 10-inch stick half the length of its body.