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    The Week in Pictures: Animals October 12 – October 18 2013


    A young visitor looks at two-year-old polar bear [Luka] swimming in a pool at the Zoo in Wuppertal, western Germany, on Oktober 18, 2013. Luka came to Wuppertal from the Ouwehands Dierenpark animal park in the Netherlands. (Photo by Roland Weihrauch/AFP Photo/DPA)


    A young visitor looks at two-year-old polar bear [Luka] swimming in a pool at the Zoo in Wuppertal, western Germany, on Oktober 18, 2013. Luka came to Wuppertal from the Ouwehands Dierenpark animal park in the Netherlands. (Photo by Roland Weihrauch/AFP Photo/DPA)




    A man holds the head of a goat as it is slaughtered at a sacrificial ceremony during the Dashain festival in Kathmandu, on Oktober 13, 2013. Hindus in Nepal sacrifice animals during the festival as part of commemorative events held throughout the country, to worship Goddess Durga and celebrate the victory over evil. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)


    A man holds the head of a goat as it is slaughtered at a sacrificial ceremony during the Dashain festival in Kathmandu, on Oktober 13, 2013. Hindus in Nepal sacrifice animals during the festival as part of commemorative events held throughout the country, to worship Goddess Durga and celebrate the victory over evil. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)




    Cheeky orangutan Nonja blows kisses to the camera, captured by photographer Josef Gelernte at Vienna Zoo, on Oktober 15, 2013. (Photo by HotSpot Media)


    Cheeky orangutan Nonja blows kisses to the camera, captured by photographer Josef Gelernte at Vienna Zoo, on Oktober 15, 2013. (Photo by HotSpot Media)




    Pakistani men lead a camel as they ride a vehicle after buying the animal from a livestock market in Lahore on October 13, 2013. Eid, is celebrated throughout the Muslim world as a commemoration of Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son for God, with cows, camels, goats and sheep are traditionally slaughtered on the holiest days. (Photo by Arif Ali/AFP Photo)


    Pakistani men lead a camel as they ride a vehicle after buying the animal from a livestock market in Lahore on October 13, 2013. Eid, is celebrated throughout the Muslim world as a commemoration of Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son for God, with cows, camels, goats and sheep are traditionally slaughtered on the holiest days. (Photo by Arif Ali/AFP Photo)




    Demonstrators are hit by a jet of water as they clash with riot police during a protest to demand changes to the public education system in Santiago, Chile, on Oktober 17, 2013. (Photo by Ivan Alvarado/Reuters)


    Demonstrators are hit by a jet of water as they clash with riot police during a protest to demand changes to the public education system in Santiago, Chile, on Oktober 17, 2013. (Photo by Ivan Alvarado/Reuters)




    A cute baby mountain gorilla does the splits in the trees in the Virunga National Park, Rwanda, on Oktober 16, 2013. (Photo by Peter Stanley/Barcroft Media)


    A cute baby mountain gorilla does the splits in the trees in the Virunga National Park, Rwanda, on Oktober 16, 2013. (Photo by Peter Stanley/Barcroft Media)




    Bangladeshi Muslims prepare cattle for sacrifice during Eid al-Adha festivities in Dhaka on October 16, 2013. Muslims across the world celebrated the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God.. (Photo by Munir Uz Zaman/AFP Photo)


    Bangladeshi Muslims prepare cattle for sacrifice during Eid al-Adha festivities in Dhaka on October 16, 2013. Muslims across the world celebrated the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God.. (Photo by Munir Uz Zaman/AFP Photo)




    Wildlife Victoria volunteer Ella Rountree (L) and Geoffrey Fuller pose with a rescued kangaroo named Cyrus in a shop at Melbourne airport in this October 16, 2013 handout picture. Australian police were forced to lock down part of Melbourne Airport on Wednesday morning after a kangaroo hopped through a terminal and into a pharmacy drug store. (Photo by Wildlife Victoria/Reuters)


    Wildlife Victoria volunteer Ella Rountree (L) and Geoffrey Fuller pose with a rescued kangaroo named Cyrus in a shop at Melbourne airport in this October 16, 2013 handout picture. Australian police were forced to lock down part of Melbourne Airport on Wednesday morning after a kangaroo hopped through a terminal and into a pharmacy drug store. (Photo by Wildlife Victoria/Reuters)




    An Olive Ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) arrives to spawn during a nesting at Ixtapilla beach, in Aquila municipality on the Pacific coast of Michoacan State, Mexico, on Octuber 13, 2013. According to the residents of the area, more than 1000 turtles are expected to arrive in the area daily this season. (Photo by Hector Guerrero/AFP Photo)


    An Olive Ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) arrives to spawn during a nesting at Ixtapilla beach, in Aquila municipality on the Pacific coast of Michoacan State, Mexico, on Octuber 13, 2013. According to the residents of the area, more than 1000 turtles are expected to arrive in the area daily this season. (Photo by Hector Guerrero/AFP Photo)




    Gray goose take off as a person sits on October 14, 2013 in Hamburg. (Photo by Maja Hitij/AFP Photo/DPA)


    Gray goose take off as a person sits on October 14, 2013 in Hamburg. (Photo by Maja Hitij/AFP Photo/DPA)




    Ippo, a 3-month-old zonkey, a cross between a zebra and a donkey, stands in its pen in a reserve in Florence, Italy, on October 11, 2013. (Photo by Tiziana Fabi/AFP Photo)


    Ippo, a 3-month-old zonkey, a cross between a zebra and a donkey, stands in its pen in a reserve in Florence, Italy, on October 11, 2013. (Photo by Tiziana Fabi/AFP Photo)




    Wild elephants stand at the Deepor Beel wildlife sanctuary on the outskirts of Gauhati, India, Wednesday, October 16 2013. Wild elephant herds often visit the sanctuary to swim in the waters and later return to their habitat. (Photo by Anupam Nath/AP Photo)


    Wild elephants stand at the Deepor Beel wildlife sanctuary on the outskirts of Gauhati, India, Wednesday, October 16 2013. Wild elephant herds often visit the sanctuary to swim in the waters and later return to their habitat. (Photo by Anupam Nath/AP Photo)




    These kingfishers make a splash as they show off their hunting skills to catch a fresh fish for lunch, on Oktober 13, 2013. (Photo by Max Rinaldi/Solent News & Photo Agency)


    These kingfishers make a splash as they show off their hunting skills to catch a fresh fish for lunch, on Oktober 13, 2013. (Photo by Max Rinaldi/Solent News & Photo Agency)




    Memphis Zoo lead vet, Felicia Knightly, examines the new baby snow leopard, Taza, on Oktober 13, 2013. (Photo by The Commercial Appeal/Landov)


    Memphis Zoo lead vet, Felicia Knightly, examines the new baby snow leopard, Taza, on Oktober 13, 2013. (Photo by The Commercial Appeal/Landov)




    Grumpy Cat attends the [Grumpy Cat: A Grumpy Book] Book Event at Bookends Bookstore on October 16, 2013 in Ridgewood, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael N. Todaro/WireImage)


    Grumpy Cat attends the [Grumpy Cat: A Grumpy Book] Book Event at Bookends Bookstore on October 16, 2013 in Ridgewood, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael N. Todaro/WireImage)




    An eleven day old newborn giraffe calf stands beside his mother named Mimi in their enclosure at Himeji Central Park on October 16, 2013 in Himeji, Japan. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/AFP Photo)


    An eleven day old newborn giraffe calf stands beside his mother named Mimi in their enclosure at Himeji Central Park on October 16, 2013 in Himeji, Japan. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/AFP Photo)




    Curled up tight in a little ball in a bed of autumn leaves, this adorable Dormouse has a snooze in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, on Oktober 12, 2013. (Photo by Simon Phillpotts/HotSpot Media)


    Curled up tight in a little ball in a bed of autumn leaves, this adorable Dormouse has a snooze in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, on Oktober 12, 2013. (Photo by Simon Phillpotts/HotSpot Media)




    Hunters pull a killed wild boar in a forest near the village of Barovka, on Oktober 12, 2013. Hunters in Belarus can hunt for wild boars in the country's forests by buying a license that costs from 150 to 800 thousand Belarussian roubles ($16-88). License prices for locals dropped substantially after African swine fever was found in domestic pigs in several regions of the country. (Photo by Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters)


    Hunters pull a killed wild boar in a forest near the village of Barovka, on Oktober 12, 2013. Hunters in Belarus can hunt for wild boars in the country's forests by buying a license that costs from 150 to 800 thousand Belarussian roubles ($16-88). License prices for locals dropped substantially after African swine fever was found in domestic pigs in several regions of the country. (Photo by Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters)




    A young Thai buffalo rider, center, raises his arm after winning the preliminary round race during an annual buffalo race in Chonburi province, southeastern Thailand, Friday, October 18, 2013. The annual race is a celebration among rice farmers before harvesting rice. (Photo by Apichart Weerawong/AP Photo)


    A young Thai buffalo rider, center, raises his arm after winning the preliminary round race during an annual buffalo race in Chonburi province, southeastern Thailand, Friday, October 18, 2013. The annual race is a celebration among rice farmers before harvesting rice. (Photo by Apichart Weerawong/AP Photo)




    A stork perches on a stop sign near Immerath, Germany, 15 October 2013, before continuing his journey to search for his favourite food targets – mice, frogs and other small animals. (Photo by Federico Gambarini/EPA)


    A stork perches on a stop sign near Immerath, Germany, 15 October 2013, before continuing his journey to search for his favourite food targets – mice, frogs and other small animals. (Photo by Federico Gambarini/EPA)




    A tarsier, a species among the world's smallest primates, hugs a branch after it was evacuated to a conservation center at the tourist town of Lobok, Bohol, after an earthquake struck central Philippines, on Oktober 17, 2013. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)


    A tarsier, a species among the world's smallest primates, hugs a branch after it was evacuated to a conservation center at the tourist town of Lobok, Bohol, after an earthquake struck central Philippines, on Oktober 17, 2013. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)




    A visitor looks at stuffed copulating hedgehogs displayed at the exhibition [Sex and Evolution] at the Natural History Museum in Muenster, Germany, on Oktober 17, 2013. The exhibition, which features animals mating and examines how sex in the plant and animal kingdoms plays the main role in evolution. (Photo by Ina Fassbender/Reuters)


    A visitor looks at stuffed copulating hedgehogs displayed at the exhibition [Sex and Evolution] at the Natural History Museum in Muenster, Germany, on Oktober 17, 2013. The exhibition, which features animals mating and examines how sex in the plant and animal kingdoms plays the main role in evolution. (Photo by Ina Fassbender/Reuters)




    A fisherman throws a fish during the traditional carp haul in the village of Stankov, near the south Bohemian town of Trebon, Czech Republic, on Oktober 15, 2013. (Photo by David W Cerny/Reuters)


    A fisherman throws a fish during the traditional carp haul in the village of Stankov, near the south Bohemian town of Trebon, Czech Republic, on Oktober 15, 2013. (Photo by David W Cerny/Reuters)




    A person watches a shark swim above during the grand opening of the Ripley's Aquarium of Canada in Toronto on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. After two years of construction, delays and $130 million in costs, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada opened to the public Wednesday. The aquarium, billed as the country's largest, is home to more than 13,000 aquatic animals and 450 different species held in nearly six million litres of water. (Photo by Nathan Denette/AP Photo/The Canadian Press)


    A person watches a shark swim above during the grand opening of the Ripley's Aquarium of Canada in Toronto on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. After two years of construction, delays and $130 million in costs, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada opened to the public Wednesday. The aquarium, billed as the country's largest, is home to more than 13,000 aquatic animals and 450 different species held in nearly six million litres of water. (Photo by Nathan Denette/AP Photo/The Canadian Press)




    This photo released courtesy of the Catalina Island Marine Institute taken on Sunday October 13, 2013 shows the crew of sailing school vessel Tole Mour and Catalina Island Marine Institute instructors holding an 18-foot-long oarfish that was found in the waters of Toyon Bay on Santa Catalina Island, Calif. A marine science instructor snorkeling off the Southern California coast spotted the silvery carcass of the 18-foot-long, serpent-like oarfish. (Photo by AP Photo/Catalina Island Marine Institute)


    This photo released courtesy of the Catalina Island Marine Institute taken on Sunday October 13, 2013 shows the crew of sailing school vessel Tole Mour and Catalina Island Marine Institute instructors holding an 18-foot-long oarfish that was found in the waters of Toyon Bay on Santa Catalina Island, Calif. A marine science instructor snorkeling off the Southern California coast spotted the silvery carcass of the 18-foot-long, serpent-like oarfish. (Photo by AP Photo/Catalina Island Marine Institute)




    A dog chases a mock intruder during a function to celebrate the 29th Raising Day of the Indian National Security Guard in Manesar, about 38 miles south of New Delhi, on Oktober 16, 2013. The NSG is a federal contingency force established in 1984 and a quick reaction elite force for neutralizing militants, hijackers and kidnappers in situations which are beyond the capability of local forces to handle. (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters)


    A dog chases a mock intruder during a function to celebrate the 29th Raising Day of the Indian National Security Guard in Manesar, about 38 miles south of New Delhi, on Oktober 16, 2013. The NSG is a federal contingency force established in 1984 and a quick reaction elite force for neutralizing militants, hijackers and kidnappers in situations which are beyond the capability of local forces to handle. (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters)


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The Week in Pictures: Animals October 12 – October 18 2013


A young visitor looks at two-year-old polar bear [Luka] swimming in a pool at the Zoo in Wuppertal, western Germany, on Oktober 18, 2013. Luka came to Wuppertal from the Ouwehands Dierenpark animal park in the Netherlands. (Photo by Roland Weihrauch/AFP Photo/DPA)


A young visitor looks at two-year-old polar bear [Luka] swimming in a pool at the Zoo in Wuppertal, western Germany, on Oktober 18, 2013. Luka came to Wuppertal from the Ouwehands Dierenpark animal park in the Netherlands. (Photo by Roland Weihrauch/AFP Photo/DPA)




A man holds the head of a goat as it is slaughtered at a sacrificial ceremony during the Dashain festival in Kathmandu, on Oktober 13, 2013. Hindus in Nepal sacrifice animals during the festival as part of commemorative events held throughout the country, to worship Goddess Durga and celebrate the victory over evil. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)


A man holds the head of a goat as it is slaughtered at a sacrificial ceremony during the Dashain festival in Kathmandu, on Oktober 13, 2013. Hindus in Nepal sacrifice animals during the festival as part of commemorative events held throughout the country, to worship Goddess Durga and celebrate the victory over evil. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)




Cheeky orangutan Nonja blows kisses to the camera, captured by photographer Josef Gelernte at Vienna Zoo, on Oktober 15, 2013. (Photo by HotSpot Media)


Cheeky orangutan Nonja blows kisses to the camera, captured by photographer Josef Gelernte at Vienna Zoo, on Oktober 15, 2013. (Photo by HotSpot Media)




Pakistani men lead a camel as they ride a vehicle after buying the animal from a livestock market in Lahore on October 13, 2013. Eid, is celebrated throughout the Muslim world as a commemoration of Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son for God, with cows, camels, goats and sheep are traditionally slaughtered on the holiest days. (Photo by Arif Ali/AFP Photo)


Pakistani men lead a camel as they ride a vehicle after buying the animal from a livestock market in Lahore on October 13, 2013. Eid, is celebrated throughout the Muslim world as a commemoration of Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son for God, with cows, camels, goats and sheep are traditionally slaughtered on the holiest days. (Photo by Arif Ali/AFP Photo)




Demonstrators are hit by a jet of water as they clash with riot police during a protest to demand changes to the public education system in Santiago, Chile, on Oktober 17, 2013. (Photo by Ivan Alvarado/Reuters)


Demonstrators are hit by a jet of water as they clash with riot police during a protest to demand changes to the public education system in Santiago, Chile, on Oktober 17, 2013. (Photo by Ivan Alvarado/Reuters)




A cute baby mountain gorilla does the splits in the trees in the Virunga National Park, Rwanda, on Oktober 16, 2013. (Photo by Peter Stanley/Barcroft Media)


A cute baby mountain gorilla does the splits in the trees in the Virunga National Park, Rwanda, on Oktober 16, 2013. (Photo by Peter Stanley/Barcroft Media)




Bangladeshi Muslims prepare cattle for sacrifice during Eid al-Adha festivities in Dhaka on October 16, 2013. Muslims across the world celebrated the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God.. (Photo by Munir Uz Zaman/AFP Photo)


Bangladeshi Muslims prepare cattle for sacrifice during Eid al-Adha festivities in Dhaka on October 16, 2013. Muslims across the world celebrated the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God.. (Photo by Munir Uz Zaman/AFP Photo)




Wildlife Victoria volunteer Ella Rountree (L) and Geoffrey Fuller pose with a rescued kangaroo named Cyrus in a shop at Melbourne airport in this October 16, 2013 handout picture. Australian police were forced to lock down part of Melbourne Airport on Wednesday morning after a kangaroo hopped through a terminal and into a pharmacy drug store. (Photo by Wildlife Victoria/Reuters)


Wildlife Victoria volunteer Ella Rountree (L) and Geoffrey Fuller pose with a rescued kangaroo named Cyrus in a shop at Melbourne airport in this October 16, 2013 handout picture. Australian police were forced to lock down part of Melbourne Airport on Wednesday morning after a kangaroo hopped through a terminal and into a pharmacy drug store. (Photo by Wildlife Victoria/Reuters)




An Olive Ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) arrives to spawn during a nesting at Ixtapilla beach, in Aquila municipality on the Pacific coast of Michoacan State, Mexico, on Octuber 13, 2013. According to the residents of the area, more than 1000 turtles are expected to arrive in the area daily this season. (Photo by Hector Guerrero/AFP Photo)


An Olive Ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) arrives to spawn during a nesting at Ixtapilla beach, in Aquila municipality on the Pacific coast of Michoacan State, Mexico, on Octuber 13, 2013. According to the residents of the area, more than 1000 turtles are expected to arrive in the area daily this season. (Photo by Hector Guerrero/AFP Photo)




Gray goose take off as a person sits on October 14, 2013 in Hamburg. (Photo by Maja Hitij/AFP Photo/DPA)


Gray goose take off as a person sits on October 14, 2013 in Hamburg. (Photo by Maja Hitij/AFP Photo/DPA)




Ippo, a 3-month-old zonkey, a cross between a zebra and a donkey, stands in its pen in a reserve in Florence, Italy, on October 11, 2013. (Photo by Tiziana Fabi/AFP Photo)


Ippo, a 3-month-old zonkey, a cross between a zebra and a donkey, stands in its pen in a reserve in Florence, Italy, on October 11, 2013. (Photo by Tiziana Fabi/AFP Photo)




Wild elephants stand at the Deepor Beel wildlife sanctuary on the outskirts of Gauhati, India, Wednesday, October 16 2013. Wild elephant herds often visit the sanctuary to swim in the waters and later return to their habitat. (Photo by Anupam Nath/AP Photo)


Wild elephants stand at the Deepor Beel wildlife sanctuary on the outskirts of Gauhati, India, Wednesday, October 16 2013. Wild elephant herds often visit the sanctuary to swim in the waters and later return to their habitat. (Photo by Anupam Nath/AP Photo)




These kingfishers make a splash as they show off their hunting skills to catch a fresh fish for lunch, on Oktober 13, 2013. (Photo by Max Rinaldi/Solent News & Photo Agency)


These kingfishers make a splash as they show off their hunting skills to catch a fresh fish for lunch, on Oktober 13, 2013. (Photo by Max Rinaldi/Solent News & Photo Agency)




Memphis Zoo lead vet, Felicia Knightly, examines the new baby snow leopard, Taza, on Oktober 13, 2013. (Photo by The Commercial Appeal/Landov)


Memphis Zoo lead vet, Felicia Knightly, examines the new baby snow leopard, Taza, on Oktober 13, 2013. (Photo by The Commercial Appeal/Landov)




Grumpy Cat attends the [Grumpy Cat: A Grumpy Book] Book Event at Bookends Bookstore on October 16, 2013 in Ridgewood, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael N. Todaro/WireImage)


Grumpy Cat attends the [Grumpy Cat: A Grumpy Book] Book Event at Bookends Bookstore on October 16, 2013 in Ridgewood, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael N. Todaro/WireImage)




An eleven day old newborn giraffe calf stands beside his mother named Mimi in their enclosure at Himeji Central Park on October 16, 2013 in Himeji, Japan. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/AFP Photo)


An eleven day old newborn giraffe calf stands beside his mother named Mimi in their enclosure at Himeji Central Park on October 16, 2013 in Himeji, Japan. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/AFP Photo)




Curled up tight in a little ball in a bed of autumn leaves, this adorable Dormouse has a snooze in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, on Oktober 12, 2013. (Photo by Simon Phillpotts/HotSpot Media)


Curled up tight in a little ball in a bed of autumn leaves, this adorable Dormouse has a snooze in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, on Oktober 12, 2013. (Photo by Simon Phillpotts/HotSpot Media)




Hunters pull a killed wild boar in a forest near the village of Barovka, on Oktober 12, 2013. Hunters in Belarus can hunt for wild boars in the country's forests by buying a license that costs from 150 to 800 thousand Belarussian roubles ($16-88). License prices for locals dropped substantially after African swine fever was found in domestic pigs in several regions of the country. (Photo by Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters)


Hunters pull a killed wild boar in a forest near the village of Barovka, on Oktober 12, 2013. Hunters in Belarus can hunt for wild boars in the country's forests by buying a license that costs from 150 to 800 thousand Belarussian roubles ($16-88). License prices for locals dropped substantially after African swine fever was found in domestic pigs in several regions of the country. (Photo by Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters)




A young Thai buffalo rider, center, raises his arm after winning the preliminary round race during an annual buffalo race in Chonburi province, southeastern Thailand, Friday, October 18, 2013. The annual race is a celebration among rice farmers before harvesting rice. (Photo by Apichart Weerawong/AP Photo)


A young Thai buffalo rider, center, raises his arm after winning the preliminary round race during an annual buffalo race in Chonburi province, southeastern Thailand, Friday, October 18, 2013. The annual race is a celebration among rice farmers before harvesting rice. (Photo by Apichart Weerawong/AP Photo)




A stork perches on a stop sign near Immerath, Germany, 15 October 2013, before continuing his journey to search for his favourite food targets – mice, frogs and other small animals. (Photo by Federico Gambarini/EPA)


A stork perches on a stop sign near Immerath, Germany, 15 October 2013, before continuing his journey to search for his favourite food targets – mice, frogs and other small animals. (Photo by Federico Gambarini/EPA)




A tarsier, a species among the world's smallest primates, hugs a branch after it was evacuated to a conservation center at the tourist town of Lobok, Bohol, after an earthquake struck central Philippines, on Oktober 17, 2013. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)


A tarsier, a species among the world's smallest primates, hugs a branch after it was evacuated to a conservation center at the tourist town of Lobok, Bohol, after an earthquake struck central Philippines, on Oktober 17, 2013. (Photo by Erik De Castro/Reuters)




A visitor looks at stuffed copulating hedgehogs displayed at the exhibition [Sex and Evolution] at the Natural History Museum in Muenster, Germany, on Oktober 17, 2013. The exhibition, which features animals mating and examines how sex in the plant and animal kingdoms plays the main role in evolution. (Photo by Ina Fassbender/Reuters)


A visitor looks at stuffed copulating hedgehogs displayed at the exhibition [Sex and Evolution] at the Natural History Museum in Muenster, Germany, on Oktober 17, 2013. The exhibition, which features animals mating and examines how sex in the plant and animal kingdoms plays the main role in evolution. (Photo by Ina Fassbender/Reuters)




A fisherman throws a fish during the traditional carp haul in the village of Stankov, near the south Bohemian town of Trebon, Czech Republic, on Oktober 15, 2013. (Photo by David W Cerny/Reuters)


A fisherman throws a fish during the traditional carp haul in the village of Stankov, near the south Bohemian town of Trebon, Czech Republic, on Oktober 15, 2013. (Photo by David W Cerny/Reuters)




A person watches a shark swim above during the grand opening of the Ripley's Aquarium of Canada in Toronto on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. After two years of construction, delays and $130 million in costs, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada opened to the public Wednesday. The aquarium, billed as the country's largest, is home to more than 13,000 aquatic animals and 450 different species held in nearly six million litres of water. (Photo by Nathan Denette/AP Photo/The Canadian Press)


A person watches a shark swim above during the grand opening of the Ripley's Aquarium of Canada in Toronto on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. After two years of construction, delays and $130 million in costs, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada opened to the public Wednesday. The aquarium, billed as the country's largest, is home to more than 13,000 aquatic animals and 450 different species held in nearly six million litres of water. (Photo by Nathan Denette/AP Photo/The Canadian Press)




This photo released courtesy of the Catalina Island Marine Institute taken on Sunday October 13, 2013 shows the crew of sailing school vessel Tole Mour and Catalina Island Marine Institute instructors holding an 18-foot-long oarfish that was found in the waters of Toyon Bay on Santa Catalina Island, Calif. A marine science instructor snorkeling off the Southern California coast spotted the silvery carcass of the 18-foot-long, serpent-like oarfish. (Photo by AP Photo/Catalina Island Marine Institute)


This photo released courtesy of the Catalina Island Marine Institute taken on Sunday October 13, 2013 shows the crew of sailing school vessel Tole Mour and Catalina Island Marine Institute instructors holding an 18-foot-long oarfish that was found in the waters of Toyon Bay on Santa Catalina Island, Calif. A marine science instructor snorkeling off the Southern California coast spotted the silvery carcass of the 18-foot-long, serpent-like oarfish. (Photo by AP Photo/Catalina Island Marine Institute)




A dog chases a mock intruder during a function to celebrate the 29th Raising Day of the Indian National Security Guard in Manesar, about 38 miles south of New Delhi, on Oktober 16, 2013. The NSG is a federal contingency force established in 1984 and a quick reaction elite force for neutralizing militants, hijackers and kidnappers in situations which are beyond the capability of local forces to handle. (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters)


A dog chases a mock intruder during a function to celebrate the 29th Raising Day of the Indian National Security Guard in Manesar, about 38 miles south of New Delhi, on Oktober 16, 2013. The NSG is a federal contingency force established in 1984 and a quick reaction elite force for neutralizing militants, hijackers and kidnappers in situations which are beyond the capability of local forces to handle. (Photo by Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters)


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