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Pets & Animals

Animal Tracks: Feb. 8-15

Tigers feeling loved, fashionable pups and more of this week's best animal photos.

 / Updated 17 PHOTOS

Slick lick

A two-day-old baby giraffe is licked by another giraffe at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany, on Feb. 13.

Maja Hitij / DPA
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Prideful pooches

Huskies compete during the Trans-Thuringia race, one of the biggest dog-sled races with purebred dogs in central Europe, in the Thuringian Forest near Fehrenbach, Germany, on Feb. 14.

Jens Meyer / AP
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A Chimpanzee enjoys a bite while watching visitors at Sri Lanka's National Zoological Gardens at Dehiwala in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Feb. 8.

M.a.pushpa Kumara / EPA
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Heart of gold

An Alaskan sea otter swims while holding a heart-shaped block of ice, presented by his keeper in the aquarium of an amusement park in Yokohama, Japan, on Feb. 11.

Kazuhiro Nogi / AFP
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Furry fashionistas

Chihuahuas Kimba and Bogie wear doggy fashion at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts during New York Fashion Week on Feb. 14. Owner Anthony Rubio designs clothing for dogs and brought the Chihuahuas to Fashion Week.

Andrew Kelly / X02844
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Slow motion stare

A two-toed sloth named Corey during her rehabilitation at the Panamerican Conservation Association (APPC) on the outskirts of Panama City on Feb. 13.

Carlos Jasso / X03028
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Blending in

A green-and-black fruiteater perches in the San Antonio forest in Texas, on Feb. 13.

Luis Robayo / AFP
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Tall drink of water

A Thai Buddhist monk feeds water to a tiger at the "Tiger Temple," in Kanchanaburi province, west of Bangkok, on Feb. 12.

Sakchai Lalit / AP
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Wild wingspan

A Kazakh hunter releases his tamed golden eagle during an annual hunting competition outside Almaty, Kazakhstan, on Feb. 13.

Shamil Zhumatov / X00499
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Seeing double

French bulldog Gucci stands next her owner bearing a tattoo during the "Blocao" dog carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Feb. 14.

Silvia Izquierdo / AP
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One step at a time

A four-week-old male okapi calf explores his outdoor habitat for the first time at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, Calif., on Feb. 13.

Ken Bohn / San Diego Zoo Safari Park
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Family affair

Two young bucks walk with their mother at the Santa Fe Zoo, in Medellin, Colombia, on Feb. 10.

Luis Eduardo Noriega / EFE
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The deep blue

Translucent common or moon jellyfish at the zoo in Basel, Switzerland, on Feb. 11. The species, usually about 25-30cm in diameter, is found along the eastern Atlantic coast of Northern Europe and the western Atlantic coast of North America.

Georgios Kefalas / KEYSTONE
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Standing guard

An endangered African gray crowned crane and her two-month old baby stand at the Santa Fe Zoo in Medellin, Colombia, on Feb. 10.

Raul Arboleda / AFP
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Into the wild

A deer stands near the village of Perebrodye, some 170 miles north of Minsk, on Feb. 14.

Sergei Gapon / AFP
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Just married!

A hedgehog wearing a bridal veil marries another hedgehog after making a paw print on a symbolic pets wedding certificate during Valentine's Day celebrations in Lima, Peru, on Feb. 14.

Enrique Castro-mendivil / X02266
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Parading around

A dog is dressed up during the "Blocao" dog carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, on Feb. 14.

Silvia Izquierdo / AP
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