A red squirrel, with a nut in its mouth, jumps across a wall in Kielder Forest, Northumberland. Kielder Forest is England’s largest forest at 250 square miles and is home to the largest remaining red squirrel population in England Read more
Japanese Macaques groom each other in a hot spring at a snow-covered valley in Yamanouchi town, central Japan, on Monday.
A family of Asiatic wild elephants search for food in the Deepor Beel Wildlife Sanctuary on the outskirts of Guwahati, India.
Hector Guerrero / AFP
An olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys Olivacea) arrives to spawn at the start of the nesting season at Ixtapilla beach, on the Pacific coast of Michoacán state, Mexico. According to local residents, more than 1,000 turtles are expected to arrive each day during the nesting season.
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An elephant grazes at the Amboseli National Park, in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro, Kenya. The Kenyan and Tanzanian government have started a joint aerial count of elephants and other large mammals in the shared ecosystem of the Amboseli-West Kilimanjaro and Natron-Magadi landscape. The seven day survey will cost $104,000.
A stork sits in a nest in the morning sun near Lebus, eastern Germany on Friday. Many species are already on their way south for the winter.
Crows stop at an urn filled with water in a park in Tokyo, Japan.
Activists, with faces painted to resemble tigers, take part in a protest against the trade in Sumatran tigers on Global Tiger Day, in Jakarta
Professor Xie Yong works on an art installation of a beaver, which is made from plastic and about 300,000 needles, in Shenyang, China. The needles, according to Prof Xie, represent the pain felt by animals when their fur is taken to produce clothing.