Animal pictures from around the world
50 best photos from The Natural World - Photos - The Big Picture - Boston.com
A newly born panda cub at the zoo in Taipei on August 11. The public will have to wait three months to catch a glimpse of the first panda born in Taiwan, officials said in July, after she was successfully delivered by parents who were gifted from China. (Taipei City Zoo/AFP/Getty Images)
A pair of Indian parrot hatchlings embrace in Dimapur on July 24 after being caught in a forest by a local hunter and offered for sale in the north-eastern Indian state of Nagaland. Wildlife of all types is frequently hunted either for consumption or for sale to residents. Despite a ban since 1990-91 on trade in all India bird species, hundreds of parrots are collected and traded annually in India. (AFP/Getty Images)
50 best photos from The Natural World - The Big Picture - Boston.com
1st Prize Sports - Sports Action Single - Wei Seng Chen/Malaysia - Pacu Jawi Bull Race, Indonesia - Feb. 12, 2012, Batu Sangkar, West Sumatra, Indonesia. A jockey, his feet stepped into a harness strapped to the bulls and clutching their tails, shows relief and joy at the end of a dangerous run across rice fields. The Pacu Jawi (bull race) is a popular competition at the end of harvest season keenly contested between villages.#
Dog sledding pup.