Delhi Zoo


A week's worth of the wild, the tame, the silly, and surprising.

From a cake-eating gorilla to toads carrying a load, here's your weekly fix from the far reaches of the animal world. (Pictured: A peacock dances inside the Delhi Zoo on April 9, 2018.)

PIGGY BACK? KLAUS-DIETMAR GABBERT/AFP/Getty Images PIGGY BACK? A common toad carries two smaller toads in Altenbrak, Germany on April 10, 2018. GOTCHA! ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images GOTCHA! An egret snacks in Dambulla, Sri Lanka on April 10, 2018. TOTE LIFE Andrew Matthews - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images TOTE LIFE Two dogs catch a lift in London on April 9, 2018. LET ME EAT CAKE JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images LET ME EAT CAKE Fatou, Europe's oldest gorilla, enjoys an entire cake during her 61st birthday party at the Zoologischer Garten Zoo in Berlin on April 13, 2018. ODD DUCK Yuri Smityuk/Yuri Smityuk/TASS ODD DUCK Mandarin ducks along the frozen banks of a river outside Vladivostok, Russia on April 11, 2018. HUMP DAY Yegor Aleyev/Yegor Aleyev/TASS HUMP DAY A cat with an identity crisis in Baku, Azerbaijan on April 8, 2018. BUZZWORTHY THOMAS WARNACK/AFP/Getty Images BUZZWORTHY A bumblebee hovers beside a blooming willow in Binzwangen, Germany on April 11, 2018. "A LITTLE TO THE LEFT" Barcroft Media/Barcroft Media via Getty Images "A LITTLE TO THE LEFT" A crow plucks a bit of backside fur for its nest in Beijing, China on April 09, 2018. RIDE ALONG Anadolu Agency/Getty Images RIDE ALONG A newborn lamb lets the donkey do the walking in Sanliurfa, Turkey on April 12, 2018. #BLESSED NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images #BLESSED Pope Francis admires a llama in the crowd at St.Peter's Square at the Vatican on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. MOMMY AND ME ROLF VENNENBERND/AFP/Getty Images MOMMY AND ME Baby polar bear Nanook and her mother in their enclosure at the Gelsenkirchen Zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany on April 13, 2018. BERRY GOOD ASIT KUMAR/AFP/Getty Images BERRY GOOD An Indian palm squirrel enjoys the fruits of its labor in a Banyan tree in Bhubaneswar, India on April 13, 2018.