Week in Animal Photos: A Wood-Eating Fish, an Ultra-Rare Zedonk, and More (Slideshow)


Photo via Global Change Blog

As part of the CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year competition, Florian Schulz took home first prize for this shot of a group of devil rays congregating off the shore of Baja California Sur.

This is just one amazing photo in our roundup of the best animal photos of the week: We've also got news on the surprise birth of an endangered baby langur, animal bodyguards keeping wild monkeys in line at the Commonwealth Games, and the answer to one unusual question (for those who did not catch our breaking story back in July): What is a zedonk?

Tags: Animals | Biodiversity | Conservation | Endangered Species

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