Animal Photos of the Week (WION Edge)

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

Mother and pup Atlantic grey seals (Halichoerus grypus - in German: Kegelrobbe) frolic in the sea at the beach

Mother and pup Atlantic grey seals (Halichoerus grypus - in German: Kegelrobbe) frolic in the sea at the beach on the Duene portion of Heligoland archipelago, Germany.

A recently arrived rare breed Valais Blacknose lamb explores its new home in a paddock at the Lost Gardens

A recently arrived rare breed Valais Blacknose lamb explores its new home in a paddock at the Lost Gardens of Heligan near St Austell in Cornwall, England.

A mother Alberta with her baby in their enclosure Tiergarten Sch?nbrunn

A mother Alberta with her baby in their enclosure Tiergarten Sch?nbrunn zoo in Vienna, Austria

Dolphins jump during the new night show at the Marineland on the French

Dolphins jump during the new night show at the Marineland on the French riviera city of Antibes, southeastern France

A loose horse clears a fence at Sandown Park in Esher, England.

A loose horse clears a fence at Sandown Park in Esher, England.

Pigs.

Representative image.

This picture shows a Chinese pond heron carrying a fish at the Taipei Botanical Garden.

This picture shows a Chinese pond heron carrying a fish at the Taipei Botanical Garden.

This photo shows macaques monkeys playing on a motorbike next to a temple in Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

This photo shows macaques monkeys playing on a motorbike next to a temple in Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan.