In Photos: Animals who grabbed headlines this week
From wild horses in Australia to lions licking ice in Pakistan and one-horned rhinos in India, here are animals who were in news. (Photos: AP)
Two wild horses stand in an open field in Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales, Australia. An Australian state government has decided to legally protect rather than kill thousands of wild horses, infuriating scientists who argue the feral species is doing severe environmental damage to the country's iconic Snowy Mountains alpine region.
Newborn California sea lion, gender not yet known, lying next to its mother, 4-year-old Pebbles, at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, Calif.
A one-horned rhinoceros grazes in a field at Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, about 60 kilometers east of Gauhati.
Asiatic water buffaloes graze at Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, about 60 kilometers east of Gauhati.
This photo provided by the Los Angeles Zoo shows a Southern mountain yellow-legged frog at the Los Angeles Zoo Wednesday, May 23, 2018. The zoo says it has successfully bred more than 2,000 frogs from the endangered species native to Southern California, and create a so-called "insurance colony" after learning the Southern mountain yellow-legged frog was near extinction. The species live in streams in portions of the San Gabriel, San Bernardino and San Jacinto Mountains.
A lion cools off sitting next to a slab of ice provided by staff at the Lahore Zoo during hot weather in Lahore, Pakistan.
Brown bear cubs Gianni, left, and Sam, play in an area of Rome's Bioparco, Thursday, May 24, 2018. The two 18-month old cubs, exploited for photo opportunities in a hotel of northern Albania, were taken to Italy after been recovered by some animals rights associations.
A baby white-headed capuchin (Cebus capucinus) is held by its keeper at the Zoo of Debrecen, east of Budapest, Hungary.
Female sea lion 'Holly' jumps out of the water in its enclosure in Hannover, Germany.