Small Chihuahua puppy
A three-week-old Chihuahua puppy named Tom Thumb in a tea cup. The dog, which measures eight inches long, is thought to be one of the smallest dogs born in the UK and is just two inches short of a world record for a small dog.
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Animals - Spitfire the Polar Bear - London Airport - 1956
Spitfire, the polar bear cub enjoys a drink of water by Norah Standerwick, a receptionist at London Airport, before commencing the next stage of her journey. Spitfire, born at Nuremberg Zoo, was flown into London Airport from Frankfurt. The first baby polar bear in Britain since the birth of Brumas at London Zoo, weighs 60 pounds, she is going to Whipsnade Zoo children's corner.
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National Hedgehog Survey
A hedgehog crosses a road at the launch of the National Hedgehog survey in Battersea, south London. Throughout the summer thousands of volunteers will be taking part in the new survey to find out what is happening to Britain's hedghogs. * The National Hedgehog Survey, co-ordinated by Mammals Trust UK and Royal Holloway, University of London, aims to produce the first accurate estimate of hedgehog populations across the UK and help ecologists create a conservation plan for them.