Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Impressive Weekly Animal Pictures: August 1, 2011

There are plenty of animal pictures released every day. Here, we opt for some of the most impressive animal picture of the week from July 22 to 29. They are the photos of the fattest orangutan in Britain, a cute panda biting a board in South China, three cottontop tamarins playing at a zoopark in Germany, two rufous hummingbirds confronting each other in Oregon and so on.

At 100kg, this orangutan is known as the fastest one in Britain. After switching to a new regime of fruit, vegetables and plenty of exercise, this orangutan has lost 20kg in the previous 11 months. The 14-year-old ape Tubby Oshine has been kept as a pet for 13 years from Johannesburg city in South Africa. The animal is currently raised at Monkey World.

Britain's fattest orangutan

A cute panda is biting a board after completing a birthday cake in Macao, South China

A cute tiger cub is being bottle-fed by a chimpanzee at Samut Prakan Crocodile Farm and Zoo in Samut Prakan province, Thailand

These three cottontop tamarins have been photographed playing at the Thurinigian Zoopark in Erfurt, Germany

This six-week-old abandoned cat has been named “Kitler” because she has a remarkable resemblance to the Nazi leader Hitler. Staffs at Wood Green animal shelter in Godmanchester, Cambridge are trying to find this kitten a loving home.

Kitler has a distinctive black moustache

A polar bear takes hold of an ice cube containing apples at Tennoji Zoo in Osaka, western Japan on Saturday, July 23

It seems to be so hot that this six-year-old male panda Weiwei steps onto an ice cube at a zoo in Wuhan, Hubei province in order to cool himself down

Two rufous hummingbirds have been captured confronting each other in rural Douglas County near Roseburg, Oregon. These small rufous hummingbirds are known to travel more than 2,000 miles on its yearly migration from Mexico to the western United States.

Two rufous hummingbirds have been captured confronting each other

This North African Cheetah cub looks very happy as it steps outside for the first time since being born at Chester Zoo on July 21


Britain's fattest orang-utan put on strict diet


Related links:

Impressive Weekly Animal Pictures : 22July 2011

Impressive Weekly Animal Pictures : July 16, 2011

Impressive Weekly Animal Pictures : 4 July 2011

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