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The Week in Wildlife - in Pictures

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, photos, pictures )

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The new species of cocoa frog, a wildebeest attacking a leopard and a hippopotamus fiercely defending its territory from an elephant are among the pick of this week's images from the natural world

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Ruth C (87)
Friday October 4, 2013, 9:42 am
The picture of the carcass of an elephant, which was killed after drinking from a poisoned water hole in Zimbabwe's Hwange national park, broke my heart.

Sheila D (194)
Friday October 4, 2013, 12:55 pm
Thanks fo r saring thes great photos. Loved the elephant and rhino face-off - and the mist on the moors photo, it will be what I imagine when reading some of my gothic historicals - they always have scenes of misty, foggy moors. The dead elephant was sad - it could be a poster pic against the poison poachers.

Christeen A (368)
Friday October 4, 2013, 1:03 pm
Sensational. Thank you.

Mary Alexander (23)
Friday October 4, 2013, 1:04 pm
I have to agree with Ruth it did break my heart too. The other pictures were very good as always.

Dianne D (490)
Friday October 4, 2013, 1:48 pm
Love the animals. Many serious curses on the person or people that poisoned the watering hole and all those elephants died. What is wrong with people. We need less humans in this world and more animals.

Birgit W (160)
Friday October 4, 2013, 2:48 pm
Beautiful, thank you.

Friday October 4, 2013, 4:55 pm

aj E (164)
Friday October 4, 2013, 5:21 pm

Connie O (44)
Friday October 4, 2013, 8:13 pm
I always enjoy these pictures. TY

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Friday October 4, 2013, 8:23 pm
Splendid photography. Poachers are the lowest of the low.

lori c (29)
Saturday October 5, 2013, 3:46 am
Thank you, hard looking at that elephant...... those that poisoned the water are monsters!!!

Shawna S (45)
Saturday October 5, 2013, 8:47 am
The guineafowl looks like it has a pumpkin stem on it's head, lol.

Very sad about poisoned water in Zimbabwe. Makes me sick with anger.

Thanks Cher :)

Karen C (112)
Saturday October 5, 2013, 7:07 pm
Thanks for the great pictures !!!

Past Member (0)
Sunday October 6, 2013, 6:17 am
great pictures sad one about the elephant being poisoned

Isabelle J (81)
Sunday October 6, 2013, 11:26 am
Thanks !

Michela M (3964)
Tuesday October 8, 2013, 3:58 pm

Jav R (0)
Monday November 4, 2013, 7:00 am
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