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#WeaselPecker becomes online sensation


It looks like a scene from a Disney movie - but is this photo too good to be true?

Baby antelope takes to zoo's savannah

A baby nyala that was born on Valentines Night at Wellington Zoo is yet to be named.

Bright-eye bushy-tailed and stripy - a beautiful baby nyala can now be seen at Wellington Zoo.

A barking mad sheep video

Gemma Simcox a vet nurse from Otaki with her pet sheep, Richard, which thinks its a dog.

Richard the sheep has managed to pull the wool over his doggy pals' eyes.

Make your dog an Instagram star

Miss P, a 15-inch Beagle who won "Best in Show", stands near the winner's trophy at 139th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in the Manhattan borough of New York February 17, 2015. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton  

To bring in money, you need more than a random clip of your pet doing something funny. It takes an orchestrated campaign.

You can actually get your pet cloned

A CANINE COPY: The soft-toy version of this little pug has the likeness, even including that little stuck-out tongue.

Is just one of your favourite animal just not enough? Turns out you can immortalise them in soft-toy form (to the tune of $265).

New rhino at zoo

The new rhinoceros at Orana Park in Christchurch squeals, jumps and has loads of personality

A newborn rhinoceros captured a Christchurch zoo's hearts on Valentine’s night.

Baby chicks in class

LITTLE BUDDIES: Jennifer Duggan and Aqa Siale of TImaru's Mountainview High School with the baby chicks they care for.

Mountainview High School has an additional 12 students - chicks - in its agriculture classes.

New help for water-loving pooches

Water works: Canine therapist Sarah Apperley working with Chessie on the aqua treadmill at Aqua Hounds.

Dogs exercising on an underwater treadmill is one of the therapies on offer at new Wellington business Aqua Hounds.

Dogs also celebrate Carnival

It's a match, as this carnival reveller and her dogs pose for pictures as they take part in the "Blocao" or dog carnival parade.

At one Carnival street party in Rio de Janeiro, the revelers weren't as skilled at dancing samba as they were at wagging their tails.

Romance at the zoo

Pygmy marmosets Wicket and Cuzco with their twins at Wellington Zoo.

For Valentines Day, Wellington zoo goes "adults only" with a live band, bar and, er, 'unique' animal talks.

Lulu's a youtube star

FAMILY PHOTO: Micki Fox with Lulu, left, and Meeko.

Super cute shiba inu Lulu is a natural in front of the camera and she's gaining fans by the day.

What does the sloth say? video

ADORABLE: These baby sloths, filmed at sanctuaries in Colombia and Costa Rica, make the cutest little squeaks.

Prepare yourself for one minute of high-pitched, fuzzy cuteness.

There is such a thing as a 'sausagebull'

THIS IS A REAL DOG: Rami, the pitbull-dachshund cross.

What do you get when you cross a pitbull with a dachshund? Something that looks very Photoshopped.

Brutus the Rottweiler's tears for Hank

Brutus the dog grieves

Brutus the Rottweiler grieves for his brother, Hank.

Newest fashion star? Toast the dog

WINDBLOWN: Toast, the new face of Karen Walker sunglasses.

Kiwi designer Karen Walker taps four-legged Instagram sensation for her spring 2015 campaign.

Feline friendship on paws video

ROOM TO GROW: Daniel Lynch and his mum, Stephanie, say Tiger and Captain Puffleface aren't as close as they used to be, but they are 'definitely still friends'.

Such a troublesome teen is Tiger that mother hen has flown the coop, though she checks in on her only hatch now and again.

Hilarious love notes from kids gallery

love notes

An 11-year-old girl sent this letter to a boy she liked and his incredibly mature reply can only mean kids really do listen their parents.

Toddler gets stage-fright meeting Kate


An adorable two-year-old has suffered from an acute bout of stage-fright after being selected to present flowers to the Duchess.

An unlikely friendship

WOOLLY JUMPER: Midnight the rabbit and Sissy the sheep have formed an unlikely friendship on the property of their owners in Golden Bay.

An orphan lamb found on a Takaka beach has shocked his new owners by forming a close bond with the family rabbit, Midnight.

Honey scoops a real treat

Honey the golden possum chills out with a caramel swirl icecream.

It's not just humans who enjoy icecream on a hot day - this possum is a big fan of a caramel swirl.

Cool cat goes with the Flo

CHUMS: Yoyo makes sure his new mate Flo is nice and clean.

Flo the bunny and Yoyo the cat have developed an unusual ritual.

This cool cat goes with the Flo

CHUMS: Yoyo makes sure his new mate Flo is nice and clean.

Flo the bunny and Yoyo the cat have developed an unusual ritual.

Every dog has its day

This photo from Kaponga's Sandra Banks of her border collie Grace was shared by Ellen DeGeneres.

A Taranaki dog has become a social media sensation after capturing the attention of a TV star.

Dog woos rest-home residents

Mr Popular: Waimate Lister Home resident Elizabeth Sinclair cuddles Smudge the bichon shih tzu cross, a regular visitor to the home.

Smudge, a bichon and shih tzu cross, has proved to be a popular addition to Lister Home.

Baby news - in a photobomb video

Parents-to-be: Jessica Devins and her husband Michael.

Photographer surprises her husband with some happy news – just as they’re in a photobooth.

Bao Bao's snow day video

COLD OUT: Bao Bao and her mother Mei Xiang.

Bao Bao, a year-old panda cub, has discovered snow. She loves it.

Zoo welcomes marmoset twins

CROWDED HOUSE: Pygymy marmoset parents Wicket and Cuzco with their new twins.

Wellington Zoo got a little cuter over the holiday break, with the birth of two new baby pygmy marmosets.

Baby raves adorably to Frozen video

Baby dancing to Frozen Let It Go

Sometimes, dancing really is the only appropriate way to express an unparallel level of joy.

Baby gorilla needs love of her own kind

Human surrogates wore furry vests for Kamina to cling to.

Kamina the gorilla is having a difficult start in life.

Rare baby rhino dies video

The baby rhino born at the Werribee Open Range Zoo.

Staff at an Australian zoo are mourning the death of a rare rhino calf.

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