Afghan men tend their animals at a livestock market set up for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or “feast of sacrifice”, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Muslims all over the world celebrate the three-day Eid al-Adha, which starts on Monday, by sacrificing sheep, goats, cows and camels, to commemorate the Prophet Abraham’s readiness to sacrifice his son, Ismail, on God’s command. Read more
A young calf stands next to a full grown giraffe while trying to reach food at the zoo in Dortmund, Germany Read more
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An African bullfrog is weighed on a scale during a photocall to publicize the annual measuring of all the animals at the London Zoo.
Fare game: Gray geese go for a wander in Dusseldorf, Germany
Two Ankole-Watusi bulls lock horns in their enclosure at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany.
Hamadryas baboons at the Emmen Zoo in Emmen, in the Netherlands, on Wednesday. The baboons have not eaten and sit close together in the trees and in a small corner of their island. A few years ago the same group of baboons showed a similar behaviour of mass apathy that could not be explained by their keepers.
Vendors show their animals at a camel market in Birqash, 40km north of Cairo, Egypt, on Friday. Hundreds of camels are brought in from Sudan and Somalia to be sold at the market every week. Depending on its age and health, a camel can be sold for up to 1,500 euros Read more
A peacock spreads its colourful feathers at Duisburg zoo, Germany on Friday.