A lion managed to go hungry after the waterbuck it had cornered managed to give it the slip. The missed opportunity can be blamed on the lion's scaredy-cat attitude. After stumbling across the male waterbuck knee-deep in a lake in the Maasai Mara National
, the lion spent a few perplexed moments studying its potential prey. Finally deciding to make a move, the lion extended a tentative paw towards the large horned creature... Reserve, Kenya
Ray says: "I am lucky because the Nooksack is a river local to me. A run of chum salmon come to spawn and eagles feed on the spawned out salmon, which makes for an amazing spectacle. When the eagles come to feed it can be a very frenzied scene. They will fight with the other birds, feed, take off and then return for more. It can be very hard to keep up with the action."
Staff at a nature reserve in
are hand-rearing two newborn black bear cubs after they were abandoned by their mother. Director Yang Jingyuan said: "Mother bears usually have a strong protection sense and they don't abandon their babies. It's possible that the mother bear was scared away or abandoned the two cubs as they are too weak." China
Four white Bengal tiger cubs are held by zoo keepers at the Safari-Park Stukenbrock in
. The rare cubs were born on Valentine's day. Schloss Holte-Stukenbrock, Germany