Week in Animal Photos: Curious Bugs, Bomb-Sniffing Rats and More

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What's going on in the animal world this week? From bugs with personalities and 50,000 minks set free in Greece to baby pandas, baby rhinos, and a newly-discovered chameleon, find out in our Week in Animal Photos slideshow.

Bug Close-Ups by Jimmy Hoffman


This stunning close-up of a mantis insect, taken by Jimmy Hoffman, shows "the contents of this mantis' stomach as they expose the fluid to air to aid digestion," according to The Daily Mail. Hoffman's other photos capture the insects hunting, feeding, and even hatching.

Photo via The Daily Mail