Brummie of the Year Babu remains the most legendary red panda of Birmingham

Brummie of the Year Babu remains the most legendary red panda of Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM's own Wildlife Conservation Park still remembers how one escape from red panda Babu turned into a regional search for the lost animal and turned it into a star.

Escaped dogs put down after mauling great-grandmother to death in her garden

Escaped dogs put down after mauling great-grandmother to death in her garden

Lucille Downer, 85, who had dementia, was pronounced dead at the scene (Picture: West Midlands Police)Two dogs who killed a great-grandmother in a vicious attack in her own garden have been ‘humanely destroyed’.

Where's the beef? This runaway steer has been roaming free for a month

Where's the beef? This runaway steer has been roaming free for a month

In a statement to TODAY, a Farm Sanctuary spokesperson said that many times when a farm animal is found roaming the streets, the animal has "likely escaped a traumatic situation propelled by their strong desire to live.".

Homesick doggy daycare escapee Daisy treks seven miles to get home

Homesick doggy daycare escapee Daisy treks seven miles to get home

Charlotte said: ‘Never in a million years did I think she would be able to find her way home’ (Picture: BPM MEDIA)Phil and Charlotte don’t blame the day care for ‘headstrong’ Daisy’s daring escape.

Escaped guard dog attacks two little girls in street

Escaped guard dog attacks two little girls in street

The huge dog attacks the two toddlers after escaping from a nearby business (Picture: Facebook/Mohammed Hussain)Two young children were rushed to hospital after being mauled by an escaped guard dog.

Florida man saves his puppy dragged into pond by alligator

Florida man saves his puppy dragged into pond by alligator

Wilbanks, an avid hunter, reacted quickly, jumping into the pond, grabbing the small alligator and pulling its jaw open, so Gunner, a three-month-old Cavalier King Charles spaniel, could escape, surveillance video of the rescue shows.

Small dog surrounded by six police officers and tasered but it still escapes

Small dog surrounded by six police officers and tasered but it still escapes

This is the shocking moment half a dozen police officers surround a dog in the street before attempting to taser it.A taser is fired but the dog gets away (Picture: SWNS)An eyewitness said: ‘It’s crazy how many police cars and vans were there.

Homeward bound: One dog's accidental escape from Canada and back

Homeward bound: One dog's accidental escape from Canada and back

Diamond, a German shepherd, escaped from her home in New Brunswick on Saturday and crossed a border bridge into Fort Kent, Maine, where coronavirus restrictions prevented her caretakers from following, the Bangor Daily News reported.

Puppy escapes unharmed from drain pipe after dramatic late night rescue

Puppy escapes unharmed from drain pipe after dramatic late night rescue

Joseph Egan finally rescued Troopie at around midnight last Saturday (Picture: Caters)A tiny puppy had to be rescued from a drain pipe in a delicate operation by an after-hours plumber.Troopie managed to get wedged inside a bathroom pipe before his fearful owner called for help at around 11pm on Saturday, March 7.

Jogger desperately scales fence to escape aggressive pitbull

Jogger desperately scales fence to escape aggressive pitbull

He could then be seen sat on top of the gate on his phone as the owner still frantically chased the dog on the ground.The jogger, who had jumped down from the other side of the gate, could be seen pacing inside the garden while on the phone.

Naughty dog Hugo escapes from his family home over 270 times

Naughty dog Hugo escapes from his family home over 270 times

Kelly, who now works from home most of the time to keep tabs on Hugo, says that not only has he become a master escape artist but he has also eaten £300 cash, chewed several items of clothing, cupboards, skirting boards, pens and homework.

Pet snake cut free after getting trapped under car’s gearstick

Pet snake cut free after getting trapped under car’s gearstick

A 1.5 metre (5ft) snake named Allan had to be rescued from inside a car after escaping while travelling with its owners over Christmas.A fire crew cutting the snake free after he became trapped in the gearstick casing of his owners’ car.

Missing dog reunited with owner after escaping to busy motorway

Missing dog reunited with owner after escaping to busy motorway

Maisie is now safe (Picture: SWNS)A missing dog was reunited with her owner after escaping on to a busy motorway where she was rescued by a delivery driver and taken on a 110 mile road trip.

Gary the wolf dog found on roof of his home by neighbour

Gary the wolf dog found on roof of his home by neighbour

Gary had escaped onto the three-foot high tiled roof (Picture: NNP) He made his way out of Scott’s bedroom window (Picture: NNP)‘I told her to ask her son, Ben Rowbotham, to do what he could, jump over the fence and let himself in.

Loyal labrador waits for owner outside hospital not knowing he is dead

Loyal labrador waits for owner outside hospital not knowing he is dead

Fatima Rodriguez, a member of a local animal protection organisation, said they are looking for a new owner for Toto and said ‘the person who adopts him should have a closed house’ as there is a risk the dog will escape to go back to the hospital to wait for his owner.

Hair-of-the-dog? Close escape after dog gets DRUNK on homebrew beer - 'He wolfed it down!'

Hair-of-the-dog? Close escape after dog gets DRUNK on homebrew beer - 'He wolfed it down!'

It’s great to hear he’s back to full fitness but his case shows just how dangerous hops can be to dogs.” Bruno the dog has a reputation for guzzling anything including home-brew (Image: Vets Now) Bruno’s owners Kerri and Frank, who live in Buckinghamshire and have asked not to have their surnames revealed, say they always have to be on watch because the dog eats anything the moment their backs are turned.

A MIRACLE! Lucky duck takes to water after surviving HORRIFIC blowdart attack

A MIRACLE! Lucky duck takes to water after surviving HORRIFIC blowdart attack

Blow dart went straight through duck's neck (Image: RSPCA) Duck was lucky to survive being shot in neck with four inch metal blowdart (Image: RSPCA) Inspector Sara Jordan said: “Almost every RSPCA officer in our area had a go at catching him but as he was still very active, and able to fly and swim, every time we tried, he managed to escape.

Heinous act! Wildlife rescuers save terrified leopard from 'jaws of death' poachers’ trap

Heinous act! Wildlife rescuers save terrified leopard from 'jaws of death' poachers’ trap

Leopard in long grass after being darted (Image: Wildlife SOS) "Jaw traps are lethal hunting devices which can cause severe lacerations, joint dislocations, fractures and even death in most cases.” It took several hours to complete the rescue operation but, after being sedated, the leopard was given a thorough examination and treatment, having fortunately escaped breaking its leg.

Tuesday’s best TV: Britain’s Top 100 Dogs Live; Winterwatch; Escape at Dannemora

Tuesday’s best TV: Britain’s Top 100 Dogs Live; Winterwatch; Escape at Dannemora

Chris Packham and co throw down the gauntlet to ITV’s pampered pooch countdown with the first in a new run of the wildlife series, this time from a location in the Cairngorms, where they hope to capture red squirrels and crested tits.

Dogstars … is it time canine actors had their own Academy Award?

Dogstars … is it time canine actors had their own Academy Award?

From Dogs – a new Netflix series about our relationships with canines – to Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs via Italy’s Oscar-nominated drama Dogman, shaggy-dog stories have been inescapable on-screen in 2018.

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