Three month old hyena Kai with mum Ngozi from the Denver Zoo.
A trio of male Australian big-bellied seahorses vie for the attention of a female seahorse at Living Coasts, Torquay, Devon. In a move that gives hope to overweight men everywhere, the female seahorse picks the male with the biggest belly.
A hungry praying mantis carefully edges its way up a twig before pouncing on a tree frog. Fortunately (for the frog) the mantis stayed hungry.
A Sambar, an Asian deer, is chased by a tiger at the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger reserve near Nagpur in the Indian State of Maharashtra. The battle went on for 24 hours, with the deer escaping three times before finally falling prey to the tiger.
This is the first outing for Perth Zoo’s latest arrival: a baby Sumatran Orangutan born to 39-year-old mother, Puteri.The infant weighed just under two kilograms at birth.