5 fun or strange videos and images of the animal world

Sometimes we can totally relate to our close cousins, the gorillas. [Image euronews (in English)/YouTube]
Sometimes we can totally relate to our close cousins, the gorillas. [Image euronews (in English)/YouTube]

From battling bears, funny gorillas, cats winning dog awards and greedy mutts, to what is probably the world's biggest bee.

1

Man decides to stop filming two bears fighting in his front yard

A man in New Jersey, USA, was fascinated to see two rather large bears fighting in his front yard. Naturally, he started filming the fight, but eventually decided it might be better (and safer) to head inside for safety!

2

Adopted cat wins hero dog award

Tara is an adopted cat, who won an Annual National Hero Dog Award in Los Angeles some time ago. The seven-year-old cat got the award for fighting off a dog that was attacking her six-year-old owner while he was out riding his bicycle.

3

Gorillas also dislike the rain, just like us!

Let’s face it, most of us hate going out in the rain. Well, it turns out our reasonably close relatives, gorillas, hate it too! This video was taken by zookeeper Brooke Hunsinger at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia, South Carolina, USA. Hunsinger observed that gorillas are “magnificent, majestic creatures” full of beauty and grace ... except when it rains!

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