Animal Photos of the Week (WION Edge)

The most interesting and powerful photo stories of animals this week.

A White Crested Poland at the National Poultry Show in Telford

A White Crested Poland at the National Poultry Show in Telford, England. The annual event continues to grow with around 7000 entries this year from all around the world

Alice Wyllie views a Proboscis monkey during a press preview for a new taxidermy

Alice Wyllie views a Proboscis monkey during a press preview for a new taxidermy exhibition in Edinburgh, Scotland

Max is seen after walking the red carpet for the Doggie and Deck Chair

Max is seen after walking the red carpet for the Doggie and Deck Chair charity premiere in Melbourne, Australia

Horses are involved in celebrations today to mark 50 years of Independence

Horses are involved in celebrations today to mark 50 years of Independence in Bridgetown, Barbados. Prince Harry is visiting the Caribbean marking the 35th Anniversary of Independence in Antigua and Barbuda and the 50th Anniversary of Independence in Barbados and Guyana.

A Hippopotamus spotted during the final round of The Alfred Dunhill

A Hippopotamus spotted during the final round of The Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek Country Golf Club in Malelane, South Africa

An older gray seal pup lays on the beach near the Lincolnshire Wildlife

An older gray seal pup lays on the beach near the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust's Donna Nook Nature Reserve in Louth, England.

A flock of starlings at Lumine Golf & Beach Resort in Tarragona, Spain

A flock of starlings at Lumine Golf & Beach Resort in Tarragona, Spain

Free range bronze turkeys gather in a fruit orchard at Lydiard Turkeys

Free range bronze turkeys gather in a fruit orchard at Lydiard Turkeys, a week ahead of their slaughter for Christmas, near Swindon in Wiltshire, England.

Sheep graze in the snow at the highest village in Wanlockhead

Sheep graze in the snow at the highest village in Wanlockhead,Scotland. Widespread hard frost and patchy fog continues across many parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland

An eagle flies before the Serie A match between SS Lazio and AS Roma at Stadio

An eagle flies before the Serie A match between SS Lazio and AS Roma at Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy.

Rons Dream is hosed down at Warwick racecourse in Warwick, England

Rons Dream is hosed down at Warwick racecourse in Warwick, England