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The Week in Animals, Jan. 29-Feb. 4

Newborns, rescues and fun in freezing temperatures highlight the week in animal photos.

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The Week in Animals, Jan. 29-Feb. 4
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    Hello, World!

    Hello, World!

    Two young China leopards look out of a wicker basket in Cottbus Zoo in Cottbus, Germany, on Jan. 28. The zoo has achieved an important breeding success with the China leopards.

    Rescue Mission

    Rescue Mission

    A volunteer gets ready to feed one of the 1,200 rescued Cape Cormorant chicks being taken care of at the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds in Cape Town, South Africa, on Jan. 28. The chick's parents abandoned them, it is thought, for a lack of food, which is mostly anchovies.

    Traffic Issues

    Traffic Issues

    Visitors attend tours in a caged land vehicle to visit Ranch de Bandia Lion and Nature Park in Nguekhokhe, Senegal, on Jan. 24.

    Baller

    Baller

    A giant panda cub plays at the Qinling breeding and research center on Jan. 22 in China's Shaanxi Province.

    Rare Breed

    Rare Breed

    A newborn Nubian giraffe named Christine stands in her indoor enclosure at the Safaripark Beekse Bergen in Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands, on Jan. 27. Nubian giraffes are rare in the wild due to deforestation and hunting.

    War and Peace

    War and Peace

    Border Security Force camel contingent stands guard at Raisina Hills during rehearsals for Beating Retreat 2021, in New Delhi, India, on Jan. 21.

    Keeping Them Busy

    Keeping Them Busy

    Aerial artist Vivian Freiwald from the Cirkus Alexander in Delitzsch, Germany, worries a lot about her animals, which include the rare white camel brothers Massai and Simba. For almost a year now, she has been unable to perform with the circus she founded nine years ago.

    Play Time

    Play Time

    Sheela plays with one of her 5-month old male cubs in an enclosure at the Bengal Safari wildlife park in Siliguri, India, on Jan. 21.

    Tough Guy

    Tough Guy

    A black rhino walks through the outdoor enclosure at Magdeburg Zoo in Magdeburg, Germany, on Jan. 21.

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