Photographer Ronald Wittek watched from close range as a bear cleans himself in a pool before falling asleep under a tree in the Bavarian Forest, Germany
Picture: Ronald Wittek/Arco Images/Solent News (via Pictures of the day: 23 May 2013 - Telegraph)
For all the lunars out there, we have a Penumbral Eclipse tonight! If you look closely, you can also see Mars peeking out. Enjoy!
(My apologies for the grain, this was just a quick shot around midnight.)
(by Quentin de Briey)
Salcombe 1 (by James F Shaw)
A red-necked Ostrich at Al Bustan zoo
Photograph: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters (via 24 hours in pictures | News | guardian.co.uk)
Mohawk This is a very special photo to me…if you are curious how I came to be a wildlife photographer, this photo is the beginning of that story. Check out Mohawk: Finding Delight in a Dazzle of Zebra
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When construction workers building a new habitat at the Seattle Aquarium break for a group portrait, a resident tries to sneak into the picture.
PHOTO BY ALAN BERNER/ASSOCIATED PRESS (via SFGate)
Ryton, England (by Neil Aiston)