Newborn cubs and more in this week's best animal pictures
This picture taken and released on June 2nd shows female Giant Panda Hao Hao holding her cub in her mouth at the Pairi Daiza zoo. A giant panda on loan to Belgium from China has given birth to a cub, a rare event for the endangered species, the Pairi Daiza zoo said on June 2, 2016. The zoo and the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda "have the great pleasure to announce the birth of a panda cub", Pairi Daiza said in a statement. "Less than 2,000 pandas can be found in the wild, making every birth a true miracle", it said.
This photo taken on June 1st shows a newly born female calf staying close to its mother at Tesso Nilo National Park on Indonesia's Sumatra island.
A white-handed gibbon with her baby
Debby, a white-handed gibbon, rests on a tree branch with her baby Bi Po at the Taipei Zoo in Taipei, Taiwan, on June 3rd. Debby, 30, gave birth to Bi Po, her third child, on May 13th. Animal keepers at the zoo have yet to find out if Bi Po is male or female.
American bison in France
A new born American bison is pictured on June 2nd at the zoological park of Amneville, western France.
Arctic white wolf cub
One of the six arctic white wolf cubs is pictured on June 2nd at the zoological park of Amneville, eastern France, after weighing, embedding of a computer chip, deworming and auscultation.
Arctic white wolf
An arctic white wolf is pictured on June 2nd at the zoological park of Amneville, eastern France.
A bumblebee flies towards a red poppy on June 2nd near Wolfsburg, central Germany.
Gorilla in Berlin
A gorilla called "Fatou" is pictured on June 3rd in Berlin's zoo.
Pelican in Berlin
A pelican is pictured on June 3rd in Berlin's zoo.