Second whale dies on north coast
Published: Tuesday, 17 September 2013
A second whale has died on the north coast after it became stranded near Portballintrae.
Beached whale dies on Co Antrim beach
Published: Saturday, 14 September 2013
A 25-foot whale has died after becoming stranded on a beach in Co Antrim on Saturday morning.
Name picked for ‘miracle’ gorilla baby
Published: Tuesday, 03 September 2013
Hundreds of visitors to Belfast Zoo have helped pick a name for the first Western lowland gorilla born there in 16 years.
'Big cat' sightings reported in Co Down
Published: Monday, 02 September 2013
Police are investigating a number of alleged 'big cat' sightings in the Hillsborough and Dromora areas of Co Down following several animal attacks on sheep.
Award for Ballintoy dolphin photo
Published: Monday, 02 September 2013
A picture of a dolphin swimming at Ballintoy, Co Antrim, has scooped the top prize in the British Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.
Belfast Zoo saddened by elephant's death
Published: Thursday, 29 August 2013
Staff at Belfast Zoo have spoken about their sadness over the loss of their oldest Asian elephant Jenny, who died last Friday.
Dramatic rescue bid to save baby calf
Published: Tuesday, 27 August 2013
A baby calf has been rescued from an underground pipe in Co Tyrone.
Starlings in captivating Belfast flight
Published: Tuesday, 27 August 2013
A stunning glimpse of nature in action has been captured even in the bustling city of Belfast, with a flock of hundreds of starlings caught on camera swooping and swarming in the dusk skies.
Zoo 'on alert' for panda birth
Published: Monday, 26 August 2013
Edinburgh Zoo is on high alert over the possibility of an imminent birth of a cub to the UK's only female giant panda, with Tian Tian under round-the-clock surveillance.
One man and his goose in Moneymore
Published: Thursday, 22 August 2013
One man and his constant companion are becoming a bit of a tourist attraction in a Co Londonderry village.
Baby gorilla arrives after 16 year wait
Published: Thursday, 22 August 2013
The birth of the first Western lowland gorilla to be delivered at Belfast Zoo in 16 years is being celebrated.
Fourth red kite death in NI
Published: Tuesday, 20 August 2013
A leading nature charity is appealing for information after the death of another red kite in Northern Ireland.
Cows blocked motorway near Dungannon
Published: Sunday, 18 August 2013
Police say a number of cows which were blocking the M1 carriageway in Co Tyrone have now been 'moo'-ved.
Kittens 'tied up and beaten' in Belfast
Published: Friday, 16 August 2013
A local animal trust has appealed for help in finding feral cats in north Belfast after reports that a number of kittens have been attacked.
Police dog among riot casualties
Published: Tuesday, 13 August 2013
A police dog was among the casualties of efforts to restore order during serious rioting in Belfast city centre on Friday, the PSNI has confirmed.
Footage shows Dusty the Dolphin 'attack'
Published: Friday, 09 August 2013
Swimming with dolphins is often perceived as a tranquil experience, but footage of an "attack" on a swimmer off the Co Clare coast in the Republic of Ireland shows that is not always the case.
Pet theft suspect 'robbed homeless man'
Published: Friday, 09 August 2013
A man has appeared before separate courts accused of stealing a tortoise and a homeless man's mobile phone.
Tapir mauls girl and mum at Dublin Zoo
Published: Friday, 09 August 2013
A mum and her two-year-old daughter have received hospital treatment after being attacked by Brazilian tapir at Dublin Zoo.
Sharks swim with Donegal kayaker
Published: Tuesday, 23 July 2013
A Co Donegal man was in for a shock as he fished from his kayak off Tullagh Bay, Inishowen - spotting not just one dorsal fin in the water, but five ...
Co Londonderry lorry crash victim named
Published: Thursday, 11 July 2013
A man who died after the articulated livestock lorry he was driving crashed in Co Londonderry has been named by police.
Camel enjoys heatwave on Irish beach
Published: Wednesday, 10 July 2013
A camel has been spotted soaking up the sun on a beach in Co Donegal and no, it isn't a mirage.
Owls 'could die' after cages ripped open
Published: Tuesday, 09 July 2013
Police are investigating after a number of owls were "maliciously" released from their cages at an animal centre in Co Antrim.
New zoo babies cause a splash
Published: Monday, 08 July 2013
Belfast Zoo is celebrating the arrival of two California sea lion pups and six gentoo penguin chicks.
No mail after dog bites postman
Published: Wednesday, 03 July 2013
Royal Mail has refused to deliver post to residents in a Co Down housing estate, after a postman was bitten by a dog.
RSPB urges public to help boost wildlife
Published: Thursday, 20 June 2013
Northern Ireland's wildlife is in serious decline with one in ten species on the verge of extinction, according to conservationists.
Fire devastates Cave Hill lizard numbers
Published: Wednesday, 12 June 2013
A newly discovered population of lizards has been devastated in a fire at Cave Hill in Belfast, an environmental group has claimed.
Lost parakeet ruffles PSNI feathers
Published: Thursday, 06 June 2013
A lost parakeet has handed itself in to police in Belfast.
Stranded baby porpoise rescued in Dublin
Published: Wednesday, 05 June 2013
A baby porpoise has been rescued and returned to the sea after being stranded at Portmarnock beach in Co Dublin.
NI trains 100 guide dogs
Published: Thursday, 30 May 2013
One hundred puppies have been trained to become guide dogs by volunteers in Northern Ireland.
Sheep herding highlight of Mayor's year
Published: Thursday, 30 May 2013
Belfast Lord Mayor Gavin Robinson says herding sheep through the city with Olympic legend Dame Mary Peters was a highlight of his year in office.
Leaping lemurs born at Belfast Zoo
Published: Monday, 27 May 2013
Two little baby lemurs have leapt onto the scene at Belfast Zoo.
Teen meets 'life saving' police dog
Published: Thursday, 09 May 2013
Teenager Scott Vineer, who was beaten and left for dead in Lisburn last year, has been reunited with the dog handler who found him after a vicious attack.
Mournes' pine marten facing extinction
Published: Thursday, 09 May 2013
One of the rarest wildlife species in Northern Ireland, the pine marten, may be facing extinction in the Mourne Mountains of Co Down.
Baby chimp born at Belfast Zoo
Published: Friday, 03 May 2013
Belfast Zoo has a new arrival, with the birth of a chimpanzee.
Labrador killed in Lisburn crash
Published: Monday, 29 April 2013
A dog has died after being struck by a car in Lisburn, Co Antrim.

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