13 March 2009
A squirrel is photographed nibbling Walkers' new Cajun Squirrel flavoured crisps on a bird table in Milton Keynes
Kevin Richardson swims with Meg the lion in the Crocodile River just south of the Magaliesburg mountains, near Johannesburg, South Africa
Aurica, a lioness, grabs the jacket of a vet at the zoo in Tecuci, Romania
Three baby Siberian tigers, also known as Amur tigers, are seen at the zoo in Leipzig. They were born on March 2
A tiny otter cub found alone and wandering the roads of Exmoor near Winsford has a teddy for a friend at Secret World Animal Rescue Centre
A young kangaroo investigates the world from its mother's pouch at the zoo in Basel, Switzerland...
...The mother carries her joey around in her pouch
A baby gibbon, which was born on 8 February, is wrapped in a towel at the zoo in Schwerin, Germany. The female gibbon, which weighed 450 grams at birth, was abandoned by his mother and has to be raised by hand
A crab-eating macaque baby looks at its mother flossing to clean teeth by using human hairs in Lopburi, Thailand. A research team from Japan's Kyoto University found that some mother monkeys teach their infants how to floss with human hair
June, a three-month-old female orangutan, is fed milk by her caretaker at Orang Utan Island, Malaysia
A two-month-old elephant enjoys a block of ice containing fruit...
...during Thailand's National Elephant Day at Ayutthaya Elephant Palace & Royal Kraal
Kes, a Palomino pony, with a lamb he adopted on Fentongollan Farm near Truro, Cornwall
Max, a Chesapeake Bay dog, leaps in the air, biting at flying snow thrown from a snow blower operated by his owner in Jamestown, North Dakota
Animal pictures of the week: 13 March 2009 - Telegraph