My favorite animal: Giraffes. A new born giraffe is surrounded by its family. The photograph was taken at Kariega Game Reserve in South Africa, just 45 minutes after the mother gave birth Picture: BRENDON JENNINGS / CATERS NEWS
This is a Manul. About 12 million years ago the Manul was one of the first two modern cats to evolve and it hasn’t changed since. It's a small wild cat having a broad but patchy distribution in the grasslands and montane steppe of Central Asia.