Best Wildlife Photos of the Week
Beautiful birds, a Balkan lynx, a moose, a bee, a baby mountain gorilla are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world. From Penn Woods, Buckinghamshire, England to a successful reintroduction of a herd of wild European bison on to the dunes of the Dutch coast, all these photos will amaze you.
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Penn Woods, Buckinghamshire, England.
Photograph: Christopher Hall/Alamy
Velvet covers the growing antlers of a bull moose feeding at the Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge in New Hampshire.
Photograph: Robert F. Bukaty/AP
A bee on a poppy flower in a meadow near the small Bavarian village of Alling, southern Germany.
Photograph: Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images
A jungle myna ( Acridotheres fuscus) in Nepal.
Photograph: Kumud Parajuli/Alamy Stock Photo
A baby mountain gorilla ( Gorilla beringei beringei) in Virunga national park, Rwanda. A new census has revealed that the mountain gorilla population is now over 1,000.
Photograph: Dennis Stogsdill/WWF
A fruitbat being treated after suffering from dehydration amid rising temperatures in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The Indian state is experiencing high temperatures.
Photograph: Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images
A Balkan lynx walking on the mountain of Munella, near the city of Puka, Albania. Sightings of the endangered species have become so rare that conservationists have raised a red flag about its future.
Photograph: PPNEA/AFP/Getty Images
An endangered Abbott’s booby on Christmas Island. The bird had a reprieve after the Turnbull government knocked back a controversial phosphate exploration proposal on the island.
Photograph: Ian Montgomery/Christmas Island Tourism Council/AAP
Eighty years after they were hunted to extinction, the successful reintroduction of a herd of wild European bison on to the dunes of the Dutch coast is paving the way for their return across the continent.
Photograph: Ruud Maaskant/Courtesy of Wisentproject