In Photos: Animals who grabbed headlines this week
From a rare baby snow leopard playing with its mum, to zookeeper feeding giraffes, here a animlas who were in news. (Photos: AP)
Wheel tackles a feather toy in her home in Larchmont, N.Y. To protect bird populations, as well as the cats that prey on them, both bird and cat experts urge cat owners to keep their felines indoors, on leashes or in "catios."
Three-month old baby snow leopard cubs wrestle in their exhibit at the Stone Zoo.
Loki, a Gentoo penguin, floats on the water at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium in Draper on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. The aquarium announced that their penguins are the focus of the first-ever study to test the paternity of the Gentoo penguin. The results show penguins aren't as monogamous as is widely believed. The Aquarium partnered with Utah Valley University researchers to test penguins' DNA to determine paternity.
Zoo Keeper Mariano Narvaez trains Pupy, and African elephant at the "eco-park" in Buenos Aires.
Zoo keeper Nick entices giraffes at London zoo with vegetables in London.
Mishka is the only known sea otter to be diagnosed with asthma and has been taught to use an inhaler at the Seattle Aquarium.
Zoo keeper Mariano Narvaez is touched by the trunk of Pupy, and African elephant at an eco-park in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
An owl perches on the shoulder of the employee of animal cafe "Forest of owl" Asuka Kitamura, drawing attention of passersby, at Asakusa district in Tokyo.