A baby long-eared bat is hand-reared at Secret Animal Rescue in Somerset. Its ears – not fully formed yet – will eventually sit on the top of its head, not the sides
Blue Reef Aquarium in Portsmouth has adopted four albino Chinese soft-shelled turtles that were donated to them by a student when she left university. The turtles have extremely long necks and tube-like nostrils which they use like a snorkel
A goat with a monkey on its back act at a zoo in Fuzhou, Fujian province, China
This is the appropriately-named blobfish, which can grow up to 12 inches long and lives at depths of up to 900m, making it rarely seen by humans
A pink-eyed Caedicia, discovered in the Muller Range mountains in the Pacific highlands of Papua New Guinea by scientists Piotr Naskrecki and David Rentz
A tube-nosed fruit bat of the Nyctimene species, discovered by experts from Conservation International on a trip to Papua New Guinea
Mischievous squirrel monkeys appear to be enjoying the free transport as they ride around on the back of a capybara.
A baby Yemen chameleon, which has been bred for the first time at the Cotswold Wildlife Park near Burford, Oxfordshire and is on show at their Reptile and Amphibian nursery
A baby monkey named Miwa hangs on to a baby boar named Uribo while they run around in the Fukuchiyama City Zoo, Kyoto
Can you see the caterpillar on this leaf? Conny Sandland was puzzled when evidence suggested leaves on the mango tree in her garden in Kuala Lumpur were being eaten. She said: “The mystery went on for a number of days before I spotted a flicker of movement on a leaf. I was startled when I looked closer as there was a caterpillar almost completely blending into the pattern of the leaf. I believe it is the caterpillar of the Common Baron butterfly”
A lazy monkey hitches a ride to the top of a tree – sitting on the back of a parrot. The squirrel monkey hopped onto the bird and wrapped his arms around its neck to avoid the 26ft climb. He lives with a male and female blue and gold macaw at a countryside hotel, where they always eat and play together.