A black bear was "happily sleeping and apparently not too concerned about his 'cave mate,'" according to a Tennessee fire department.
The large female, now called Henrietta, will live out her days at the Wild Animal Refuge in Colorado.
747, named after the jumbo jet, weighs an estimated 1,400 pounds — but fraud nearly cost him the annual competition.
Katmai National Park's annual competition is on and it's bigger than ever.
Once a year people vote for the fattest bear in Katmai National Park and Preserve.
It’s not just us humans who are feeling the effects of the summer heatwave - the animal kingdom has been having fun keeping cool, from bears taking a swim to tigers munching on some icy treats. With temperatures this year set to be record-breaking, the RSPCA has urged pet owners to take extra care in the heat to make sure their furry friends have plenty of water and shade.
We have rounded up the week's best news stories, from the birth of the royal baby to happy cows jumping around in the sun after a long, dark winter.
2000 people have already visited the sanctuary since it opened in October.