Saturday, March 29, 2008

Its the weekend - time for some R & R

Sydney, Australia: veterinarian Sam Gilchrist gives 13-year-old koala Petra an oral medication at Wildlife World. Photograph: Anoek De Groot/AFP/Getty Images

Rhenen, Netherlands: Polar bear 'Freedom' swims with her child for the first time outside in Ouwehands zoo. Photograph: Olaf Kraak/EPA

Moscow, Russia: Two polar bear cubs and their mother in Moscow zoo. Photograph: Yuri Kochetkov/EPA

Yokohama, Japan: a nine-month-old female golden snub-nosed monkey called Mei Mei relaxes at the zoological gardens. Photograph: Itsuo Inouye/AP

Emmen, The Netherlands: a newborn Asian elephant next to his mother. Photograph: Harm Meter/EPA

Valencia, Spain: a pair of suricatos sunbathe during the inauguration of Bioparc, the new city zoo. Photograph: Juan Carlos Cardenas/EPA

Heidelberg, Germany: a Geoffroy's tufted-ear marmoset carries its offspring at the zoo. Photograph: Ronald Wittek/EPA

AmsterDam, Netherlands: Baby giraffe Niek makes its first public appearance at the Artis animal park. Photograph: Koen Van Weel/EPA

Hamburg, Germany: Kumbuko, a baby giraffe, strolls around in its enclosure at the Hagenbecks Tierpark zoo. Photograph: Maurizio Gambarini/EPA

Leiferde, Germany: Three brown owl siblings in the Nabu-Artenschutzzentrum. Photograph: Nabu-Artenschutzzentrum/EPA

New York, US: Tundra, a male polar bear, breaks the ice prior to going for a swim in the Bronx zoo's outdoor pool. Photograph: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS/AP

Budapest, Hungary: Jorek, a one-year-old, 150kg polar bear cub, stands on his hind legs after a swim in his new home in Animal Park. Photograph: Istvan Kiss/EPA


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