Valuable cuddle time in this week's best animal pictures
Valuable cuddle time
A baby macaque rests in mother's lap at the Tbilisi Zoo in Tbilisi, Georgia, on Nov. 15. Nine monkeys that France's Auvergne Zoo has given to the Tbilisi Zoo have become a local attraction after the zoo lost all of its monkeys in devastating floods in 2015. The Tbilisi Zoo has received more than 70 new animals this year from zoos around the world.
Valuable scruffing time
A Siberian tiger carries its cub at the Besancon zoo on Nov. 14. Three Siberian tigers were born there on Sept. 29!
"What are you looking at?!"
A pigeon looks in the photographer's camera in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, on Nov. 17.
Squirrel in Italy
A squirrel hopping in Valentino Park in Turin, Italy, on Nov. 18.
Geese are seen silhouetted against the setting sun at a lake in the village of Peremoha near Berdichev city, Ukraine, on Nov. 15.
Swam swims near Steingaden
A swan swims on a pond near Steingaden, Germany, on Nov. 18.
Turtle in Indonesia
This picture shows young sea turtles at a sanctuary in Air Kantung on Indonesia's Bangka island. Six of seven sea turtle species are found in the waters of Indonesia. Although protected by law, the threat to the animals remain as poaching and sea pollutants threaten conservation efforts.