Animals in the News

It's time once again for a look at the animal kingdom and our interactions with the countless species that share our planet. Today's photos include falcons catching bait dangled from drones in Abu Dhabi, bats in the Czech Republic, monarch butterflies in Mexico, a Florida dog rescued from being tied to a railroad track, cageless shark diving in Hawaii, chimps watching the BBC in China, several animal interactions in Ukraine, and much more. These images and many others are part of this roundup of animals in the news from recent months, seen from the perspectives of their human observers, companions, captors, and caretakers, as part of an ongoing series on animals in the news.

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