Here are animals who grabbed headlines this week
Published : Oct 27, 2018, 10:46 am IST
Updated : Dec 24, 2018, 12:24 pm IST
From a lion cub born in a garage to a baby octopus, returning bighorn sheep and lemurs, here are animals who grabbed eyeballs this week. (Photos: AP)
Photo from a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service motion-activated camera shows a bighorn sheep at the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge in Arizona. State wildlife officials say an effort to reintroduce bighorn sheep between 2013 and 2016 in the Tucson area is paying off. The Arizona Game and Fish Department says the population of the animals in the Santa Catalina Mountains has stabilized and hikers are spotting more of them.
A shepherd leads a flock of sheep through central Madrid, Spain. Shepherds guided sheep through the Madrid streets in defence of ancient grazing and migration rights increasingly threatened by urban sprawl and modern agricultural practices.
Photo provided by the National Park Service shows a baby octopus inside a plastic container at Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park in waters off Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Hawaii scientists found two tiny, baby octopuses floating on plastic trash they were cleaning up while monitoring coral reefs.
A squirrel monkey searches for a Halloween treats hidden inside a pumpkin, during a photo call ahead of Halloween, at London Zoo, in London.
Photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Patti Bridges shows her dog, Cousin Itt, during the Fantasy Fest Pet Masquerade in Key West, Fla. The competition was a facet of events during the island city's 10-day Fantasy Fest costuming and masking celebration.
A ring-tailed lemur stands on a table of fruits at Bali Zoo to celebrate World Lemur Day in Bali.
Orangutan from Java, 30-year-old Theodora and her newborn daughter Java are seen at the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes in Paris, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. A baby Bornean orangutan has been born in a downtown Paris zoo, the first to be born there since 2005.
This image released on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 by the Douane Francaise (French Customs) shows a female lion cub found in a garage in Marseille, southern France. Marseille's customs brigade found a small female lioness inside a cage on Wednesday weighing just "a few kilos." Experts say she's one to two months old and has not been weened.