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Pets & Animals

Animal Tracks: Feb. 22 - March 1, 2010

Find a little white lion, a giant Great Dane, a colorful elephant and a resourceful pooch, plus more images of animals great and small.


Swan's way

A swan swims at the river mouth between the River Drim and Ohrid Lake in Struga in the Republic of Macedonia.

Ognen Teofilovski | X01157
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Slip sliding away

A family sleds down the slope of Camp Dawson Park in Montville Township, N.J., as their dog Trixie leaps alongside.

Elbaliz Mendez | The Daily Record
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Snail's pace

A large snail slowly crosses a rain wet country road near Elkton, Ore.

Robin Loznak
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Going swimmingly

Stingrays swim in the aquarium in Dubai Mall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Jumana El Heloueh | X90121
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Lilly, a white lion, explores her surroundings at the Mystic Monkeys & Feathers Wildlife Park in Pretoria, South Africa.

Gallo Images | Getty Images Europe
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Taking the lead

Mark Austin leads his camels, Luke and baby April, through Melbourne, Australia, to the Immigration Museum in celebration of the new exhibition "Australia’s Muslim Cameleers: Pioneers of the Inland 1860s to 1930s."

William West | AFP
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A new leaf

A wet beetle climbs on rain spotted clover leaf at River Forks Park near Roseburg, Ore.

Robin Loznak
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Give a hoot

Three inquisitive young barn owls perch in this lofty window for an early evening surveillance mission in a Norfolk churchyard, Fulmodeston, U.K.

Richard Brooks | Whitehotpix
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Going to great lengths

Giant George, a Great Dane from Tucson, Ariz., stands 3 feet, 7 inches tall from paw to shoulder, which is three-quarters of an inch taller than his closest rival, Titan, a white Great Dane from San Diego.

Jacob Chinn | Guinness World Records
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Oh, deer

Reindeer stand in a holding pen at a farm in Lovozero, a village in Murmansk Oblast, Russia.

Alissa De Carbonnel | AFP
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True colors

An Indian family puts some colors on an elephant as a ritual on the occasion of the Holi festival, also called Festival of Colors, in Guwahati, India.

Str | EPA
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Down to the wire

A trio of ibis balance on a utility line in Surfside, Fla.

Wilfredo Lee | AP
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Doggone proud

Treo, an arms and explosives search dog, and his handler Sergeant Dave Heyhoe pose with the Peoples Dispensary for Sick Animals Dickin Medal, the animal equivalent of a Victoria Cross, before the official presentation ceremony at the Imperial War Museum, in London. The dog and his handler will be presented with a medal for life-saving skills sniffing out roadside bombs in Afghanistan.

Carl Court | AFP
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Tiny football fan

A mouse runs onto the pitch during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England.

Andrew Yates | AFP
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High and dry

A frog tries to crawl out of a dried-up and cracked pond during a severe drought in Yiliang county, Kunming city, southwest China's Yunnan province.

Zhao Wei Km | Imaginechina
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Air guitar

Zebra finches perch on an electric guitar at an art installation in the Barbican's Curve Gallery, London.

Carl De Souza | AFP
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Wheels and deals

Hoppa, a 4-year-old mixed-breed dog born without front legs, uses a prosthetic device to walk outside in the central Israeli city of Tel Aviv.

Amir Cohen | X02077
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Moooving right along

A Myanmar migrant worker takes an afternoon break after herding his employer's cows through a rice field in Ayutthaya province, central Thailand.

Apichart Weerawong | AP
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Road to recovery

Veterinarians treat an injured rare species of king cobra at Van Vihar National Park in Bhopal, India.

Sanjeev Gupta | EPA
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Along for the ride

A boy rides a horse near the pyramids in the Giza neighbourhood on the outskirts of Cairo.

Tarek Mostafa | X02588
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