Ring-tailed lemurs nibble dried fruits out of a Santa Claus boot at the animal park Hagenbeck in Hamburg, Germany...



....We're not sure if Santa wants his boot back



A jaguar named Antonia looks after her baby called Bonita at the zoo in Saarbruecken, Germany



Cheetah mother, Msichanga with her young at Switzerland's Zoo Basel


A yet unnamed female Amur leopard cub is shown in the Serengeti Park in Hodenhagen, northern Germany


A five-year old Indian Bengal tiger yawns inside its enclosure at the Kamla Nehru Zoological Garden in Ahmedabad


Giant pandas Wang Wang and Funi arrive in a crate at Adelaide Airport in Australia...


...The three-year-old female giant panda Funi is seen in the quarantine section of a 25-acre (10-hectare) natural enclosure at the Adelaide Zoo


A chimpanzee eats a slice of watermelon in its new home at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia


A long tail macaque monkey looks through a stolen pair of glasses at the Monkey Festival in Lopburi, Thailand


An albino porcupine eats a corn cob in its enclosure at the Kamla Nehru Zoological Garden in Ahmedabad


Britain's only polar bear Mercedes drinks from her frozen pool at the Highland Wildlife Park in Kincraig, Scotland


Prancer (centre) with father Randalph (left) and mother Ruby (right). Prancer is one of two joeys to join the kangaroo mob at Belfast Zoo


Baby Elephant Rani having fun at the Hagenbeck Zoo in Hamburg, Germany


Lion cubs roar in their enclosure at visitors at the Ghamadan zoo near Amman

Animal pictures of the week: 4 December 2009 - Telegraph