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Spot the dalmatian gave his owner Heinrich Lehrer a shock when he spotted something rustling around in the bushes in Ratingen, Germany – and chased out this 50 kilo porker. Lehrer said: “I thought it was a wild pig and I know they can be really dangerous so I was terrified. A Rattingen police spokesman said: “We quickly realised this animal was a pet – it was actually a potbellied pig – not a wild boar”

A reed warbler feeds a cuckoo chick which it has raised as its own. Female cuckoos lay their eggs in another bird’s nest and then leave them to hatch and be brought up by smaller birds.

Little rhinoceros bull Jammbo keeps close to mother Numbi at the zoo in Erfurt, Germany

Laska the dog plays with two-week-old Alice, one of two abandoned baby wild boars found by the Hecker family in the forests near Hamburg, Germany

Nah Fun, a nine-month-old clouded leopard, grooms his mate Chai Li in the Asia Day Room at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma, Washington, USA

Two of the four cheetah cubs, the first to be born wild in the UAE for 38 years, are pictured at the Sir Bani Yas Island Wildlife Park near Abu Dhabi

A tiger jumps at a performer on a 130-metre-long tightrope some nine metres above the tiger enclosure at a zoo in Changzhou in east China’s Jiangsu province

A polar bear cub clings to the side of its mum like velcro as she takes a stroll across a snow-covered tundra

With a grizzly bear hot on his heels this man appears to be seconds away from becoming lunch. But he is actually a zoo keeper playing a game of chase at the Out of Africa Wildlife Park in Arizona, USA.

With a grizzly bear hot on his heels this man appears to be seconds away from becoming lunch. But he is actually a zoo keeper playing a game of chase at the Out of Africa Wildlife Park in Arizona, USA.

A seal enjoys the sun at the beach of the island Helgoland, northern Germany

A young hand-reared meerkat sniffs a Spring daffodil at Axe Valley Bird and Animal Park in Axminster, Devon

A swan walks through a field of daffodils in Schagerbrug in northwestern Netherlands

A Gentoo penguin is seemingly transfixed by his own reflection in a puddle on on Gourdin Island in the Antarctic. The image was captured by PR Consultancy Managing Director Edward Dixon in February as he toured the region with the non-profit Ocean Geographic Society

A snorkeller strokes a sperm whale off the island of Dominica in the Caribbean. The picture was taken by Dr Peter G Allinson, from Florida, who says: “When they interact with us they approach us very closely, rolling over again and again, trying to get us to rub their abdomens and bodies”

A black crowned crane from East Africa looks into the camera as it parades in the Bird Park in Walsrode, northern Germany

A pug looks up after a brief hail storm in Clarence, a suburb of Buffalo, New York

A Labrador puppy holds a rose in its mouth at the Guide Dogs Breeding and Training Centre in Brisbane. To commemorate Guide Dogs Queensland’s 50th Anniversary, a new rose, the Brindabella Gold, has been developed and will be unveiled at the Brisbane Gardening Australia Expo, with sale proceeds to help turn more puppies into guide dogs

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