Seven panda cubs, all born this year, relax at the Chengdu Panda Base in Chengdu, in southwestern China’s Sichuan province, on Oct. 30, 2012. (AP Photo) (AP Photo).
A brave diver gets up close to a huge anaconda snake resting on a riverbank after gobbling up its latest prey. Wearing just a wetsuit, snake enthusiast Franco Banfi, 53, ventured near enough to touch the scary 26 foot (8 meters) beast as it lay in the sun in the Mato Grosso do Sol in Brazil.(Franco Banfi/Solent News).
A snaggletooth squirrel struggles to munch on a tasty treat. (Caters News Agency).
Rob Neil poses with the 12-foot alligator he caught Wednesday morning, Sept. 12, 2012 in the Intracoastal Waterway in Bourg, La. Neil sold the gator to Big Al’s restaurant in Houma. (Chris Heller, The Houma Daily Courier/AP Photo).
A couple of rare albino hedgehogs are photographed in a pet shop in Johannesburg, Friday, July 6, 2012. The nocturnal animals will be part of the World of Cats, Dogs and Pet Exhibition at the end of the month which will include a dogs fashion show. (Denis Farrell/ AP Photo).
Macro photographer Eco Suparman was shocked when a praying mantis he was photographing jumped up onto a curled plant and looked just like he was pedaling away on a bicycle. (Eco Suparman/Caters News).
This little blue critter is a Bururi long-fingered frog from East Africa — the first one seen in 62 years. Scientists thought it was extinct, a victim of civil war and deforestation. (David Blackburn/California Academy of Sciences).
Maine State Aquarium Director Aimee Hayden-Rodriques holds a 27 pound, nearly 40 inch long, lobster caught by Robert Malone off the coast of Maine near Rockland, Maine on Feb 17, 2012. The aquarium named the crustacean “Rocky.” (Maine State Aquarium/AP Photo).
A young member of the tiniest chameleon species ever discovered perches atop a fingertip.(Courtesy PLoS One
Photographer Adrian Tavano watched as Kala, a Malayan sun bear, woke up and opened her mouth. She usually uses her ten-inch long tongue to eat termites hidden deep inside trees at Miami Zoo in Florida, United States. (Adrian Tavano/Solent).