By Tom Gillespie @TomGillespie1

A RAMPAGING circus elephant lifts a car off the ground, a jaguar ambushes an unsuspecting caiman, and an 80lb dog won its weight loss battle - these are just some of the incredible moments that feature in Barcroft TV's animals and pets 2015 round-up

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Editor: Kyle Waters

Sloths Mocha and Latte were taught to climb at the Toucan Rescue Ranch in Costa Rica

In Maryland in the US a zookeeper enjoyed a hairy first day on the job -when an ill tempered llama-alpaca hybrid mounted and chased him out of her pen.

A stray dog that lived near a petrol station weighed an incredible 80lbs when it was rescued - members of the public overfed the podgy pooch and viewed it as some kind of attraction

While in in Wapakoneta, Ohio, a cute corgi was filmed making a great escape - after ripping off and jumping over gate.

Easy tiger: Indonesian Abdullah Sholeh is best friends with a big cat

Over in Indonesia Abdullah Sholeh is best friends with a 178kg tiger - which he has raised since it was three-months-old.

The pair are so inseparable, Abdullah often shuns his own bed to sleep alongside the big cat in her enclosure.

Lift-off: A circus elephant raises a car as it rampages in Denmark

In Bloemfontein, South Africa, Riana Van Nieuwenhuizen was helped through her breast cancer ordeal by her fully-grown pet cheetah.

World's biggest pit bull Hulk with his litter of puppies

Barcroft TV passed 1.7million subscribers in 2015 and reached 1.5billion total views.