Pictures of the Year:AnimalsPresentation Transcript
A man shaves his monkey with a razor before it performs tricks for money in Lahore, October 7, 2013.
Dan McManus and his service dog Shadow hang glide together outside Salt Lake City, Utah, July 22, 2013. McManus suffers
from anxiety and Shadow's presence and companionship help him to manage the symptoms. The two have been flying
together for about nine years with a specially made harness for Shadow.
Dogs look out from a canine car in Mexico City, July 18, 2013.
Grey seals play underwater by the Farne Islands off the Northumberland coast, near Seahouses, northern England,
November 17 2013. The Farne Islands, which lie off the coast of northeast England, are home to a huge array of wildlife.
Stella Ferruzola, 3, poses with a Blue Morpho butterfly on her nose at the Sensational Butterflies Exhibition at the Natural
History Museum in London, March 25, 2013.
Miniature poodle Kobe poses for a picture at the grooming salon of owner Catherine Opson in Capistrano Beach, Calif., June
25, 2013. Opson, a professional dog groomer, has won multiple awards for her creative approach to dog grooming.
A baby capuchin monkey hangs upside down from its mother at the Parque del Este in Caracas, August 9, 2013.
A waxy monkey tree frog is weighed in a measuring device during a photocall to publicize the annual measuring of all the
animals at the London Zoo, in central London August 21, 2013.
REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN - Tags: SOCIETY ANIMALS ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Zebras leap after drinking from a water source in Nairobi national park September 15, 2013.
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (KENYA - Tags: ANIMALS TRAVEL TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
A flock of starlings fly over an agricultural field near the southern Israeli city of Netivot January 24, 2013.
A Free Syrian Army fighter feeds a cat in the old city of Aleppo January 6, 2013.
REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman (SYRIA - Tags: CONFLICT ANIMALS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Patient Isabelle Stadella hughs Joca, a therapeutically trained dog, during a therapy session at Hospital Infantil Sabara in Sao
Paulo October 18, 2013. A therapy dog is a dog trained to provide affection and comfort to patients in hospitals. Picture
taken October 18, 2013.
REUTERS/Nacho Doce (BRAZIL - Tags: ANIMALS HEALTH SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
A rabbit hops to avoid a five-month-old leopard cub during a test of cubs' wild natural instincts at a wildlife park in Qingdao,
Shandong province, September 10, 2013. The test is part of the park's body examination procedure on recent born tigers,
lions and leopards, according to local media. Picture taken September 10, 2013.
Veterinarian Gila Tzur examines Pedang, a 14-year-old male Sumatran tiger suffering from a chronic ear infection, at the
Ramat Gan Safari near Tel Aviv, June 9, 2013.
Roosters participate in a traditional Malagasy cockfighting contest in Ambohimangakely near Madagascar's capital of
Antananarivo, October 27, 2013. Hundreds of participants with their roosters took part in the contentious practice of
cockfighting, which is tremendously popular on the island-nation of Madagascar. Locals make a living by breeding roosters
as well as placing bets in weekly tournaments, said the local organizers.
Giant panda cubs lie in a crib at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, Sichuan province, September
Alexander Hysek trims Yorkshire Terrier "Puppi" in his dog grooming salon in Vienna, April 17, 2013. Hysek offered free
services to treat dogs in cooperation with Vienna's "neunerhaus", a charity organization that helps homeless people
improve their situation.
Gorilla mother N'Gayla holds her twins (a boy and a girl) at the Burgers' Zoo in Arnhem, June 15, 2013. The twins were born
on June 13.
REUTERS/Cris Toala Olivares
The piglet known across the internet as Chris P. Bacon examines his new wheelchair on the office floor of veterinarian and owner Len Lucerno in Clermont,
Fla., February 13, 2013. The piglet's hind legs are deformed and Dr. Lucero had fashioned a wheelchair out of K'nex toys to help the piglet walk. Chris has
outgrown his second wheelchair, and will soon grow into his new, more permanent and rugged model.
Anfisa, an 8-year-old female chimpanzee, washes a window in her enclosure where she lives with a male chimpanzee named Tikhon, at the
Royev Ruchey zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, January 29, 2013.
Gophers line the city sidewalks after their homes were flooded in the East Village area of Calgary, Alberta, June 22, 2013. The flooding Bow River shut down
all of the centre of Calgary, Canada's oil capital, and forced tens of thousands of residents to leave their soggy homes. Heavy rain also closed roads and
brought down bridges elsewhere in the province of Alberta.
Poodle dogs and their tamer perform during a show at the National circus in Kiev, Ukraine, January 24, 2013.
A Crowned Crane
grazes at a hotel
Nairobi, April 18,
A lion stretches early morning at Nairobi's National Park, March 11, 2013. The park is
located just 4 miles from the Kenya's capital city center.
A veterinarian holds Kabang, a
mongrel dog, during a news
conference, after her return to
the Philippines after eight
months of surgery and
treatment in the U.S., in Makati,
Metro Manila, June 8, 2013.
Kabang was hailed as a hero in
the Philippines after her snout
was ripped off while saving the
lives of her owner Rudy
Bunggal's daughter and niece in
2011. The dog leaped in front of
a motorcycle on the verge of
hitting them. She underwent
surgery to partially reconstruct
her face at the University of
California's Davis Veterinary
Hospital, as well as treatment
for heartworm and cancer
— all funded through an
REUTERS/Erik De Castro
A performer inserts a live snake through his nose and mouth during a performance at the Ditan Temple Fair celebrating the Chinese Lunar New
Year in Beijing, February 11, 2013. The Lunar New Year marked the start of the Year of the Snake, according to the Chinese zodiac.
A member of the "Ranetka" private family club takes a medical-cosmetic massage using the Achatina fulica snail, also known as the Giant African
land snail, at the club in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, November 19, 2013. The snail massage method is believed to speed up the
regeneration of the skin and to eliminate wrinkles and scars. The treatment has become popular amongst beauty salons and female health clubs
in the city, according to the "Ranetka" club owner Yelena Baranchukova.
Zoo owner Emmanuel Tangco reads a book to his snakes in his bedroom in Malabon, Metro Manila, February 3, 2013.
REUTERS/Erik De Castro
Shirwane, an Indian Lion, growls as her six-week-old cubs are approached at the Budapest Zoo, March 28, 2013.
Flamingos stand in their enclosure during snowfall in winter in Jerusalem's Biblical Zoo, December 12, 2013.
A tortoise makes its way through mud in Kfar Kila village near the Lebanese-Israeli border, in south Lebanon, July 29, 2013.
A dog prepares to compete in the Surf City surf dog competition in Huntington Beach, Calif., September 29, 2013.
Recaptured crocodiles lie in pens after about 15,000 of the animals escaped from a crocodile farm during flooding near Mussina, on South
Africa's nothern border with Zimbabwe, January 26, 2013.
An Afghan man washes his horse in Kabul, August 4, 2013.
A female Rothschild giraffe, named Sandy Hope, stands next to its mother at the LEO Zoological Conservation Center in Greenwich, Connecticut, April 2, 2013.
The calf of this endangered subspecies was born on March 22 at the private preserve and breeding ground for wild animals. The giraffe was named Sandy
Hope in remembrance of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 20 students and six staff members died.
Cows lie in grass in front of Hafelekar mountain on a hot summer day in Innsbruck, Austria, July 25, 2013.
Genetically engineered Pterophyllum Scalara fish glow in a tank under a blacklight while on
display at the 2013 Bio Expo in Taipei, July 18, 2013.
Cory Solomon of Prairie View, Texas, flips a calf in the tie-down roping event during the finals of the 101st Calgary Stampede rodeo in Calgary,
Alberta, July 14, 2013.
A mouse climbs onto the back of a snake as it bites another mouse during the snake's feeding time at a zoo in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province,
China, March 5, 2013. The mouse failed to stop the snake and was swallowed by another snake soon after.
A leopard yawns inside its enclosure at the Madrid Zoo, July 23, 2013.