We round up the week in good news stories, featuring baby meerkats on their first outdoor adventure, a tea-serving robot, a hot air balloon festival, a record-breaking sandwich and a donkey beauty contest.
What would David Attenborough say?
In the last decade, meerkats have seen a public relations revival, appearing in adverts, films and not to mention a starring
What I dislike is the lack of regulation, and the rise of start-up companies with neither the knowledge nor experience to share such specialist animals with the public. The problem with animal encounter companies can be split broadly into two main areas: animal welfare, and, public safety.
Zoos are usually associated with family days out and opportunities to observe exotic animals without travelling too far from home. Yet if you are into photography you might also regard a zoo as a playground in which you can put your kit through its paces.
Wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas got a little more than he bargained for on his recent trip to the Makgadikgadi region
Compare the Market, if you’re reading you can clock this up as a massive PR win. A driver who was pulled over by police in
Because the only thing cuter than a meerkat is a sleepy meerkat. In Dortmund Zoo. Strangely, though, his meerkat chums are
A fierce fire that tore through a zoo in Scotland has killed every animal in the tropical house, including an otter, meerkats
Ladies and gentlemen, meet Soori. Soori - or should that be Snorey?! Geddit?! - is a meerkat who, as you can see, has a little