In Photo: Animals who grabbed headlines this week
From Winsol, an aardvark born in December to polar bear cub Nanook and rhinocerouses in Africa, here are animals who were in news. (Photos: AP)
Winsol, an aardvark born in December, above, rests alongside his mother Ali at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden in Cincinnati. The zoo has been collecting and sending milk samples from Ali to the Smithsonian's National Zoo and the Smithsonian's Exotic Animal Milk Repository for study.
A critically endangered radiated tortoise is recovering from capture by wildlife traffickers in Madagascar at feeding time at a wildlife facility where it is being taken care of by international conservationists.
Five months old ice bear baby Nanook shakes the water off in the zoo of Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
An Amur leopard, born on March 27, 2018, explores its enclosure at the Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria.
A rhino is seen in a cage in the Addo Elephant Park, near Port Elizabeth, South Africa, to be transported to Zakouma National Park in Chad. Six critically endangered black rhinos are being sent from South Africa to Chad, restoring the species to the country in north-central Africa nearly half a century after it was wiped out there.
A horse works on the track during morning training at Churchill Downs.
An alligator sunbathes in the water treatment area of the Taino Aqua Farm fish plant, next to Lake Azuei in Fond Parisien, Haiti.