Saturday, October 27, 2012

Animals In News


Animals In News

Panjo the Tiger plays with Milo the Jack Russell belonging to Goosey Fernandez in Johannesburg, South Africa

Cows relax amongst pigeons during the Gaijatra parade in Kathmandu, Nepal

A penguin fights with a duck in their enclosure at the zoo in the southern German city of Landau

London Zoo's most recent arrivals, African black footed penguins: Primrose (right) and Regents, named after local landmarks Primrose Hill and Regents Park. Eight-day-old Primrose and Regents, aged five days, are being hand reared after they were rejected by their parents. In ten weeks they will be integrated back into the group

Ornithologist Brian Little checks two barn owl chicks in Kielder, Northumberland. A farm, where holiday makers can watch barn owls in their nest via CCTV, was celebrating a baby boom of chicks today following one of the harshest winters on record for the beautiful creatures

Lushui, the red panda holds her three month old panda cub in her jaws in the panda enclosure at Chester zoo

An image from a monitoring camera shows giant panda mother Yang Yang holding her newborn cub inside a birthing box at Vienna zoo

An orphaned baby rabbit seems to cry out for its mother moments after the pair were brutally attacked by a dog. At just days old this tiny cottontail rabbit wants the one thing it cannot have - a hug from its mummy. The cute creature was remarkably unscathed during the savage canine attack which took place in Connecticut, USA

A three week old hippopotamus calf swims near her mother Kathi in the zoo in Berlin

Lola, the wheely bin cat, owned by Stephanie and Darryl Mann, seems to have recovered from her ordeal of being dumped in a bin outside a house in Coventry by a woman

A long tailed macaque monkey has been spotted in a forest in the Ubud region of Bali, Indonesia, protectively nuzzling and grooming a ginger kitten

One of the four Oriental small clawed otters that have been born and successfully reared at Blackpool Zoo for the first time in its 38 year history

A Hawksbill turtle embedded with a transmitter attached to its back peers out of the crate waiting to be released off the coast of Singapore. Thirteen endangered sea turtles born and bred in Japan were released as part of efforts to conserve their species

Biologists try to save a baby pink river dolphin trapped in the drought affected Pailas river, a tributary of the Rio Grande river, north of the city of Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Pet Fashion Week in New York where, despite a challanging economy, there were expensive gowns and jewels for pets. Gowns went for over $1000 dollars and dresses were going for as much as $1500

A rescued baby sloth rests over a stuffed toy at the Sloth Sanctuary in Cahuita de Limon, Costa Rica

Scientists have discovered a frog the size of a pea, it is called Microhyla nepenthicola. It is the smallest frog found in Asia, Africa or Europe, on the Southeast Asian island of Borneo

A girl takes part in the 'Mutton Bustin' rodeo at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, California. Wearing an ice hockey helmet, face guard and a child sized protective vest, any young bronco under the age of six and weighing no more than 60 pounds can take part

Female hippopotamus, Tana, opens her mouth in front of a cameraman after she had enjoyed her birthday cake made of salad, carrots and concentrated feed at the Opel-Zoo in Kronberg near Frankfurt, Germany

Funi the panda enjoys eating her birthday cake to celebrate her first Australian birthday at Adelaide Zoo

An adult spirit bear or Kermode bear (Ursus americanus kermodei) in a stream fishing for salmon on Gribbell Island, Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia, Canada. The spirit bear is a rare genetic variant of the more common black bear and it is believed that there are only 300 in the world

A mother gorilla cradles her baby in its enclosure at Madrid Zoo

A group of otters wait for feeding time in their pen at the New Forest Wildlife Park, Hampshire

A burrowing owlet plays up for Rob Palmers' camera in Pueblo, Colorado

Zebra foal Slash (right) and its mother Sandy walk through the enclosure at the Zoom Zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany



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