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When Stephen Fry goes in search of the rare kakapo - "the old night parrot of New Zealand" - he finds himself privy to an unusual mating ritual which is "one of the funniest things he has ever seen". Fry and zoologist Mark Carwardine have been tracking down some of the most endangered animals on the planet in a six-part series. Last Chance to See goes in search of the Kakapo on Sunday 4 October at 2000BST on BBC Two. Previous episodes are available at the Last Chance to See website. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
At the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, a great deal of excitement surrounds the latest addition to the resident family of Francois' langur monkeys. A male Francois' langur named Keo-co was born Jan. 30 and ventured into an outdoor enclosure for the first time on Wednesday. Keo-co's older sister, Elke, was born in 2009 and was the first offspring for mother Saigon.
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From Chattanoogan.com's YouTube feed: "A Chattanooga Police officer, while running radar at 1410 Workman Road on Sunday night, had his patrol car attacked by a ferocious bulldog. Officer Clayton Holmes said he had stopped to work on a report when he felt his car shaking. He got out to investigate and what he found was a bulldog chewing on his patrol car. The dog chewed two tires and the entire front bumper off of the car."
By Daily Mail Reporter UPDATED: 15:51 GMT, 16 March 2010 A hibernating dormouse curls up in the palm of a hand, blissfully unaware he has just been rescued from almost certain death in sub-zero temperatures. The tiny animal can only be held for just a few seconds because its carer's warming touch would wake it prematurely.
next up Dog Paints to Help Animals Young children often mimic their parents and pets often look like their owners. But when a certain Dachshund , named Hallie, started painting pictures because that’s what her owner does for a living, news outlets took notice.
This is Shironeko. You probably have seen him somewhere – the zen master cat . Shironeko is perhaps the most content and relaxed cat on earth. His name translates literally as “White Cat.” Shironeko was born on March 8th 2002, so that makes him an 8-year-old boy.
By Daily Mail Reporter UPDATED: 22:46 GMT, 29 January 2010 Nestled under the magnificent mane of his father, the little lion cub gives a growl so gentle it would fail to startle a passing gazelle. But when he grows up he'll be able to roar just like daddy. Not that this particular parent looked in the mood for exercising his vocal cords. Or indeed any other part of his mighty frame.
By Daily Mail Reporter UPDATED: 19:36 GMT, 5 February 2010 Hello little antelope, would you like to play with us? Coming from three deadly cheetahs, it's the kind of invitation that's best refused - but amazingly, this impala escaped unscathed from its encounter.