Animals in the News

It’s time once more for a look at the animal kingdom and our interactions with the countless species that share our planet. Today’s photos include a new Penguin Conservation Center in Detroit, cattle herded from floods in Texas, an escaped chimp in Japan, grazing cows in the Golan Heights, kangaroos on an Australian beach, a deer with its head trapped in a light globe, a drone-attacking eagle, 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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