Best Wildlife Photos of the Week
Tree sparrows at the Leas and Whitburn coastal park in South Tyneside, UK, where the National Trust has said that the birds have bounced back from the brink at the nature reserve created on the site of an abandoned colliery.
Photograph: Douglas Holden/National Trust/PA
A thirsty timber wolf, Lithuania.
Photograph: Erikas Plucas/Alamy
A family of capybaras in the Pantanal wetlands, in Mato Grosso state, Brazil.
Photograph: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images
A golden poison frog at the Santa Fe zoo, in Medellin, Colombia where scientists at the city’s Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) meeting have warned that protecting biodiversity is ‘ as important as fighting climate change’.
Photograph: Joaquin Sarmiento/AFP/Getty Images