‘We had too much to do to be scared’: the couple who fled Irpin with 19 dogs | Ukraine

The image of a windswept young woman holding tight to the leads of nine dogs under an ominously dark sky spread far and wide at the time of the Battle of Kyiv. The apparent bravery of the woman, who was attempting an audacious evacuation across a broken bridge targeted by Russian fire, and the vulnerability … Read more

Flamingo that fled US zoo 17 years ago spotted alive and well after 700-mile trip | Birds

It’s been 17 years since Pink Floyd made a daring escape from a zoo in Kansas. Now the African flamingo – who also goes by No 492 – has been seen living the life of a fugitive 700 miles to the south, in Texas. The bird fled the Sedgwick county zoo in 2005 after keepers … Read more