Animals in Photos, December 2013

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Animals in Photos, December 2013.
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Animals in Photos, December 2013:

Leisurely

Sloth hanging from a tree in Panama. Sloth can neither defend themselves or escape from a predator. Nevertheless, thanks very numerous sloths color and slow movements, making them virtually invisible. (Photo by Carlos Jasso | Reuters):

Animals in Photos, December 2013

Shy handsome

Arabian horse beauty contest in Benghazi. (Photo by Esam Omran Al-fetori | Reuters):

Animals in Photos, December 2013

The Three Little Pigs

3 Pigs unwittingly participated in a protest at the walls of the Italian Parliament in the center of Rome. (Photo by Stringer | italy | Reuters):

Animals in Photos, December 2013

Mom?

Small Andean condor communicates with his fellow-puppet in the Buenos Aires Zoo. Chicks are bred and then released after 3 years in their natural habitat. According to scientists, this communication of small birds with the doll will help prevent habituation to humans. (Photo by Enrique Marcarian | Reuters):

Animals in Photos, December 2013

To take off

Heron takes off from the beach in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Photo Dinuka Liyanawatte | Reuters):

Animals in Photos, December 2013

Newborn

Newborn crocodile Wildlife Center in Karachi. Its length is 8.6 cm and weighs about 60 g.

There is an ancient legend that the crocodile eating prey, crying “crocodile tears.” In fact, crocodiles “Cry” is not out of pity. All the matter in excess of salts in the body, to remove the crocodile which has special glands that open outward at the very eyes. Thus, the “crocodile tears” – a protective reaction of the body, aimed at removing excess salts. (Photo by Rizwan Tabassum | AFP | Getty Images):

Animals in Photos, December 2013

Polecat

Somewhere in the forests of southern Germany. Ferrets are very clever move in heaps of fallen trees and between rocks, aggressive and fearless kind of enemies, even exceeding them in size and weight. Polecat hunts, usually at night, the same day it may be forced to leave shelter only a strong hunger. (Photo by Felix Kaestle | AFP | Getty Images):

Animals in Photos, December 2013

With a golden crown

Crane at the Zoo Berlin. It is a large bird, height about 115 cm, wingspan 180-200 cm The population of gray crane is slowly declining. The main reason for the reduction of gray crane is considered to decrease the area of ​​land suitable for nesting. Particularly acute problem in Europe, European part of Russia and Central Asia, where the marshes drained and dry. (Photo by Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images):

Animals in Photos, December 2013

Orca

Family of killer whales in the park in Antibes on the French Riviera. This mighty animals, males reach a length of 9-10 m with weight up to 7.5 tons. (Photo by Valery Hache | AFP | Getty Images):

Animals in Photos, December 2013

Long braid

City of Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Carolyn Van Houten | Zuma Press):

Animals in Photos, December 2013

Eve

6-month liliger Eve novosibisrkom zoo. Liligry as Ligers do not occur in nature. First liligr born in early September 2012 at Novosibirsk Zoo. (Photo Ilnar Salakhiev | AP):

Animals in Photos, December 2013

Pilferer

Hedgehog tries dog food, Lengenfeld, Germany. (Photo by Nicolas Armer / AFP | Getty Images):

Animals in Photos, December 2013

Going in the wrong place

Triton crossing the road in Oregon. In its rough skin is poison, so Newt is one of the most toxic animals known to science. Study says one newt toxin is enough to kill 25,000 mice. (Photo by Robin Loznak | Zuma Press):

Animals in Photos, December 2013

Hornless

Moose on a ranch in Utah. Elk in appearance is markedly different from other deer. Torso and his neck was short, high withers, in the form of a hump. The males are huge (the largest in modern mammals) spade horns, their scope reaches 180 cm and weight of 20-30 kg. Elk antlers resets every November – December and walks without them until April – May. Females generally hornless. (Photo by Jim Urquhart | Reuters):

Animals in Photos, December 2013

New Year’s Eve fun

Big panda enjoys the snow in the urban district of Kunming, China. First Giant Panda has become known in the West in 1869, thanks to the French missionary Armand David (1826-1900). Pandas soon became popular with the public because of their similarity with teddy bears. By the way, the genomes of human and panda match by 68%. (Photo by China Daily | Reuters):

Animals in Photos, December 2013

Brother and sister

Ten-cubs at the zoo in San Diego. The lion is the second largest after the tiger of the living cats – some males can weight up to 250 kg. Until the late Pleistocene, about 10,000 years ago, lions were the most widespread large mammals on Earth after man. (Photo by Handout | Reuters):

Animals in Photos, December 2013

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