At the zoo in Duisburg, Germany, a male koala joey sits next to a toy koala in an attempt to make taking his weight easier. The little guy left his mother's pouch after six months for the first time, and is one of two newborn koala joeys. So cute!
A young Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus) is seen in the 'Gondwanaland' enclosure at the zoo in Leipzig, Germany, 27 March on which the little tapir was given the name 'Baru'. It is the first tapir that was born at the zoo in Leipzig since EPA/JAN WOITAS
Freshly shorn alpacas gather on a meadow in the village of Winklarn near Regensburg, Germany. The alpacas are always shorn in spring, to make the animals more comfortable for the hot summer months and to collect the expensive and well known alpaca wool.