Funniest Animals 2011
We offer you a selection of the most amusing, touching and cute pictures of our brethren in 2011.
zoo attendant holds a baby orangutan named Bo, nine orphan. The kid lives in a zoo "Madrid Zoo & Aquarium" in Madrid, Spain. Bo was born on July 5, 2010, but at the age of seven months, lost his mother at Punda nickname. Now the little orangutan ten months. The attendants of the zoo trying to "throw" him of any of the female orangutan living at the zoo. The kid is very smart and friendly.
Rupert, a charming three-month baby wombat, sitting in a cup at the animal shelter Healesville Sanctuary, Victoria, Australia. His mother was hit by a car, and the animal had a cesarean section to remove the baby. Wombats live in burrows herbivores, resembling a small bear.
The young giant panda sleeping in a "nursery" of the Research Center for the study and breeding of giant pandas in Chengdu, in southwestern China's Sichuan province. In China, this year held a nationwide census of giant pandas, which traditionally takes place in the country once a decade. Its purpose is to determine how many endangered animals lives now in the wild. This year the census was conducted for the fourth time, the first time it took place in the 1970s. This time, its purpose is not only to establish the number of giant pandas, but also to identify live animals enjoy universal love in any circumstances. According to the census, which was carried out ten tapes back, the number of pandas in the wild, living in China, was in 1596 individuals, including 1206 individuals lived on the territory of Sichuan province.
Four squirrel age of five weeks are fast asleep on a bed in a Wildlife Sanctuary Wildlife Care center in Morpeth, Northumberland. Squirrels thrown out of the nest by Hurricane Katia, and now they have a help center staff.
The hospital staff for wildlife "St Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital" in Buckinghamshire tied tiny sweater to avoid freezing charming hedgehog without needles. Toddler found in Bedford Park. He received the nickname of potatoes, because it resembles the vegetable, when rolled into a ball. The kid runs a variety of tests, scientists are trying to figure out what caused the loss of needles. Potatoes every day doing massage with moisturizing lotion for babies, since, for unknown reasons, his skin is constantly dry. Doctors still have not found out the cause of loss of needles, it is also possible that hedgehog has already been born that way.
Two charming fluffy PENGUIN, emperor penguin chicks. It seems as if one of them embraces the second patronizing. Very soon the kids will begin molting period when they will lose up to 30 percent of body weight. During this period, they say goodbye to their fluffy plumage and they appear "adult" feathers, which give the opportunity to swim. Photographer David Schultz went to Antarctica aboard the icebreaker to make a selection of photographs from the life of penguins.
It seems that this Penguin couple holding hands. Touching scene captures a professional photographer Silvio Getty Port Lockroy - one of the bays of the Antarctic Peninsula.
Hugging meerkats in the national reserve "Makgadikadi Salt Pan" in Botswana. It seems that adult meerkats cub says: "One day, all this will be yours!" And shows a neighborhood kid. The scene was captured sorokavosmiletny Thomas retterath of Nurburg, Germany. Thomas works supplier of food.
A baby polar polar bear three months old the first time seeing snow. He pressed his nose and paw the glass aviary. Bear is a resident of the Zoo Aalborg Zoo, Denmark. The representative of the zoo said: "The kid has fun, he likes the snow. He mainly plays with his mother and tries to on the tooth whatever caught his eye. Most often it goes to the mother-bear paws ".
White bear cubs, a male and a female. Their bottle fed zoo employees "Dalian Laohutan Ocean Park" in Dalian, Liaoning Province, China ...
And here is another lover to eat with it. Richrd Tesoro, head of the organization to rescue and animal welfare "SOS Rescate Fauna Marina", bottle fed baby La Plata Dolphin (Pontoporia Blainvillei), off the coast of Piriapolis, 90 kilometers east of Montevideo, Uruguay. Dolphin-girl, who has not yet eliminated the umbilical cord, was found beached near Montevideo. Baby nickname gave Nipper. Unfortunately, the dolphin did not survive - he died twelve days after rescuers found him.
Pingvinenok devoid of feathers, which gave parents a few days after birth, has been accepted back into the family through the efforts of the aquarium staff in the province of Liaoning in China. Baby was born on August 17, and his parents did not take hard, refusing to take care of the baby and feed him. An employee of the aquarium Wang Dan said that parents PENGUIN refused to feed him, pinched his pecker and eventually just left to die. zoo staff came to the conclusion that the lack of plumage is due to poor diet and baby's weakness, his body is not assimilating the necessary substances. First, Wang Dan and her colleagues hoped that over time, parents will be tough kid, but when this did not happen, people have decided to bring up their own PENGUIN.
One month after keeping watch over the aquarium employees, which created a special group, which is responsible for taking care of finless penguin, baby is much stronger, and he even began to appear down to the delight of people are concerned about it. Only then will the family relented and agreed to take the baby.
Gorilla hugging duckling who sneaked into her cage from a nearby pond, Bristol Zoo. Zoo duckling ministers helped to return home safely.
Gecko licking the morning dew with their own eyeballs. This gecko found on the coastal sand dunes in Namibia. Nocturnal reptiles life usually lick dew from own eyeballs in the morning, when due to air cooling the water vapor condenses on the objects near the ground and is converted into water droplets. This dew is a source of moisture for the geckos. Photo made Isaac Pretorius. It took him three days to capture the scene. During those three days he was monitoring the gecko, resembling waiting for the moment.
The four-night monkey durukuli closely pressed against each other. They sit in a hollow tree at a height of approximately 25 feet (7, 5 meters) above the ground in the Amazon rainforest. Photographer David Hemmings saw monkeys during his journey through the rainforest on the Amazon River in Ecuador. Night monkeys are also like izvestyne durukuli or owl monkeys - the only species of monkeys, which is nocturnal. They have large eyes, due to their nocturnal and need to see in the dark.
Charming Pomeranian named Shunsuke received the official title of "the sweetest dog in Japan." Recently, the newspaper reported that the five-Pomeranian named Boo was officially recognized as "the sweetest dog in the world." Boo lives in America. Nine-year Shunsuke, who was born in 2002, however, is a serious competitor for Boo. In Japan, Spitz became one of the local attractions. He has his own page on Facebook and microblogging site Twitter, where the adventures of the little dog watched about 55 million users. In addition, he appears regularly on television, published two books and recently published the first calendar with its images.
Charming red cat named Garfield different intelligence and wit. He seems to have decided that if he closes his eyes with his paw, it becomes invisible. In the flower pot he hid from a large dog to be around. Photo made in his garden Iveta Novotna from Brno, Czech Republic.
This cute brown bear lived in the yard of a private home. Veterinarians insist on the need to transfer the animal to a shelter to help wild animals.
It seems that the polar bear conveys greetings and waving paw photographer.
Dancing on ice: it seems that polar bears make ballet pas on ice. Photographer Garigou Siddhartha took this photo during a trip to Alaska.
A giant gorilla and a tiny duckling became friends after the chick accidentally wandered into a gorilla cage at the zoo. Visitors were shocked when the duckling was in the immediate vicinity of the vast devyanostokillogramovogo primate, which is characterized by serious-minded. However, a gorilla named Fran, whose age is fifteen years old, interested in the guest, and began to study it with the twig turned up on time. It ends all that the zoo staff chick evacuated. The photo was taken by Tom Warren at the Bronx Zoo, New York.
Resting on the water sea otters off the coast of Moss Landing, California. Wildlife photographer Michael Young managed to shoot a colony of more than forty sea otters, which are lying on your back decided to relax in the water. The photographer said he was shocked how different animals folded legs while resting. Some of them crossed paws on his chest, one eye closed paws, others just pulled them along the body. Sea otters are absolutely amazing creatures behind them interesting to watch the photographer says.
kangaroo named Bernie, who had saved Lisa Milligan. She found the animal abandoned by their parents, and no signs of life at the side of the road in Melbourne, Australia.
A baby baboon (Papio hamadryas) stuck out his tongue. Zoo Cali, Colombia.