Ndakasi, mountain gorilla who became selfie star, dies in the arms of her caretaker

Ndakasi, mountain gorilla who became selfie star, dies in the arms of her caretaker

A mountain gorilla whose picture went viral after she photobombed a park ranger’s selfie has died at 14.Ndakazi “took her final breath in the loving arms of her caretaker and lifelong friend, Andre Bauma,” a statement from the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo said Tuesday.

‘Lucky lad’ Walter survives 150ft fall from cliff

‘Lucky lad’ Walter survives 150ft fall from cliff

Walter suffered ‘catastrophic’ bleeding and had emergency treamtnet (Picture: Edale Mountain Rescue Team /SWNS)A lucky dog is recovering after miraculously surviving a 150ft fall in the Peak District.

121-pound St. Bernard rescued from England's tallest mountain

121-pound St. Bernard rescued from England's tallest mountain

The mountain rescue team spent nearly five hours rescuing St Bernard dog Daisy, who had collapsed displaying signs of pain in her rear legs and was refusing to move, while descending Scafell Pike.

St Bernard dog rescued from England’s highest peak

St Bernard dog rescued from England’s highest peak

After receiving a call from Cumbria Police, volunteers from Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team said they ‘didn’t need to think twice’ about saving the large dog from England’s highest peak.

St Bernard dog rescued after collapsing on Scafell Pike

St Bernard dog rescued after collapsing on Scafell Pike

A mountain rescue team has said its members “didn’t need to think twice” when they were called to help a 121lb (55kg) St Bernard dog that had collapsed while descending England’s highest peak.

'I couldn't prise its jaws open': the woman who fought a mountain lion to save her dog

'I couldn't prise its jaws open': the woman who fought a mountain lion to save her dog

Ilene Dondlinger of California says she does not want the big cat killed, despite its fatal attack on her miniature schnauzer.Dondlinger said the big cat barely responded to her desperate efforts to save her dog.

Stray dog climbs 24,000-ft mountain

Stray dog climbs 24,000-ft mountain

Don Wargowsky and the dog are reported to have become inseperable (Picture: Don Wargowsky) The experienced climbers said they had never seen a dog reach the summit before (Picture: Don Wargowsky) The dog was named Mera by Mr Wargowsky because they had just been to the top of a mountain with that name.

Research reveals the ‘naughtiest’ breeds of dog

Research reveals the ‘naughtiest’ breeds of dog

New research has revealed a list of the ‘naughtiest’ dog breeds – based on how often they bark. The company collected the figures from users of their product, and found that Samoyed dogs top the naughty list.

Town in California chooses Max the golden retriever to be its mayor

Town in California chooses Max the golden retriever to be its mayor

In 2012, the small town of Idyllwild, California elected its very first Mayor, an exceptionally good boy named Max who also happens to be a golden retriever. (Picture: Mayor Max/Facebook)Idyllwild is a non-incorporated town, meaning they aren’t eligible for ordinary municipal elections.