Escaped deadly cobra still on the loose in German town

Escaped deadly cobra still on the loose in German town

A cobra was still on the loose in the western German town of Herne on Wednesday, with local residents told to keep their windows closed and steer clear of long grass.

German fire department frees chubby rat from manhole cover

German fire department frees chubby rat from manhole cover

Train near Swiss border rams into herd of sheep, killing 50 animals

Train near Swiss border rams into herd of sheep, killing 50 animals

Police save ducklings from busy Autobahn using officer’s hat

Police save ducklings from busy Autobahn using officer’s hat

How this frozen fox became a grim winter warning

How this frozen fox became a grim winter warning

Berlin Zoo to have a pair of pandas by next summer

Berlin Zoo to have a pair of pandas by next summer

Nation joins hunt after micro-pig Rudi disappears in Hesse

Nation joins hunt after micro-pig Rudi disappears in Hesse

Missing Swiss cat turns up 600km away in Germany

Missing Swiss cat turns up 600km away in Germany

Genetic testing on animals in Germany tripled over decade

Genetic testing on animals in Germany tripled over decade

Renegade horse herd runs amok in small Saxon town

Renegade horse herd runs amok in small Saxon town

Lidl’s cows are going on a GM-free diet

Lidl’s cows are going on a GM-free diet

Farmers crack own record with ‘world’s biggest egg’

Farmers crack own record with ‘world’s biggest egg’

Germany’s last travelling circus bear seized by police

Germany’s last travelling circus bear seized by police

Bremerhaven zoo greets baby polar bear

Bremerhaven zoo greets baby polar bear

Bavarian boy is Europe rabbit breeding champ

Bavarian boy is Europe rabbit breeding champ

Cat hungover after seven week boozing session

Cat hungover after seven week boozing session

Firefighters rescue pet fish from aquarium blaze

Firefighters rescue pet fish from aquarium blaze

Knut autopsy could help human disease sufferers

Knut autopsy could help human disease sufferers

Three tiny monkeys stolen from German zoo

Three tiny monkeys stolen from German zoo

Woman tries to take pony abroad in a car boot

Woman tries to take pony abroad in a car boot

Wallaby goes walkabout in Berlin outback

Wallaby goes walkabout in Berlin outback

Fleeing cow gores jogger at Oktoberfest venue

Fleeing cow gores jogger at Oktoberfest venue

Elk freed from Dresden office building

Elk freed from Dresden office building

Newborn white lion cubs are pride of the circus

Newborn white lion cubs are pride of the circus

Police free hedgehog, natural order restored

Police free hedgehog, natural order restored

Cows kill German dog walker in Austria

Cows kill German dog walker in Austria

Is this expat cat the world’s oldest?

Is this expat cat the world’s oldest?

Horse caught on speed camera saves driver

Horse caught on speed camera saves driver

Cat checks himself into animal home

Cat checks himself into animal home

Bull bolts from abattoir, runs into butcher’s shop

Bull bolts from abattoir, runs into butcher’s shop

German drones save Bambis from farmers

German drones save Bambis from farmers

Horse moves into home and won’t leave

Horse moves into home and won’t leave

Escaped crabs cause train commotion

Escaped crabs cause train commotion

Villagers kill marten after attack spree

Villagers kill marten after attack spree

Berlin zoo head cagey over sexism allegations

Berlin zoo head cagey over sexism allegations

Baby boar with broken leg saved

Baby boar with broken leg saved

Munich baby elephant dies before operation

Munich baby elephant dies before operation