Archaeologist John Gonzalez explains to the media their findings in an area for a new archaeology project named "Nueva Esperanza" (New Hope) near the town of Soacha, Colombia on December 5. Condensa and EPM, energy companies who are exploring the area to build power plants, are advanc
An Andean baby condor chick named Raiman Noe, a name in the Mapuche language, nuzzles up to a latex puppet that is a surrogate adult Condor bird at the Buenos Aires Zoo on December 5. The puppet is designed to prevent the baby bird from becoming attached to humans.
Chicks bred this way
A soldier mans a machine gun along a road leading to the Defence Ministry's compound after an attack in Sanaa on December 5. The Yemeni Defence Ministry said on Thursday an attack on its compound had targeted a hospital inside the complex and the situation was now under control. Reu
College students wearing masks cover themselves with plastic bags as they participate in a performance art to raise awareness of air pollution, in Xi'an, Shaanxi province of China on December 5.
China's stability-obsessed leadership has become increasingly concerned by the abys
Wen Changlin and Zhang Feng pose for a picture with their son at home in Ningxiang county of Changsha, Hunan province, on December 2. According to local media, 27-year-old Zhang, married 72-year-old Wen after she carried Wen's baby earlier this year. The couple met and generated affection t
A tamarin monkey is fed by a zoo keeper at the family-owned Palmyre Zoo in the 18 hectares (44 acres) pine forest of Les Mathes, in the Charente Maritime region, western France.
The private zoo which opened in 1966 greets up to 800,000 visitors a year and is home to around 1,700 animal