Animal Tracks: Jan. 8 - 15
From a confident koala to a race between a tortoise and hare, check out this week's round-up of the cutest animals around the globe.
On the mooooove
Two men walk past cows in Minkaman, South Sudan on Jan. 13.
A frosty treat
A visitor feeds a snowball to a giant panda at a zoo in Kunming, China on Jan. 13.
Taking the scenic route
An ostrich strays into the empty streets of Bentiu, South Sudan on Jan. 12.
Nothing to see here
A squirrel holding a nut sits on a branch in Sottrum, Germany on Jan. 12.
Who will win?
A pet rabbit and a tortoise race in a competition in Sanmenxia in China's Henan province on Jan. 12. Cats and dogs faced off against a menagerie including a rooster and a yellow duck in a race to the finish line on snowy slopes.
Grrrrrreat playing with you
An Indian worker holds two lion cubs at Patna Zoo in India on Jan. 10.
Does this branch make me look fat?
A koala named Vobara sits on a scale at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany during the zoo's annual inventory on Jan. 10.
A tree kingfisher perches on a branch in Tel Aviv, Israel on Jan. 10.
Chimmi the Dalmatian looks at his own reflection before a pedigree dog exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany. More than 3,500 dogs competed during the show on Jan. 11 and 12.
Lost in thought
A Barbary macaque sits on a wooden railing on Jan. 8 at the Affenberg animal park in Salem, Germany.
Beating the Brazilian heat
A bear eats frozen fruits to cool off in Rio de Janeiro's Zoo on Jan. 8.
Collector of nectar
A bee sits on a flower in the Palm Garden in Frankfurt, Germany on Jan. 8.