This photo shows Mama Cass, a tank born female Octopus briareus, 8 months old, displaying the magnificent web of this species. Denise Whatley of Atlanta, Georgia, teaches her octopuses that if they come to one corner of the tank, they’ll get attention, and if they go to another spot, she’ll take her hand out of the tank.
Sasha Foster, rehabilitation therapist, works with a great dane named Claire who receives electrical stimulation for pain management and therapeutic exercise for hind limb weakness due to a congenital neck injury commonly known as "Wobbler`s Syndrome" at the Small Animal Orthopaedics at the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, in Fort Collins, Colo.
The entrance of a building is damaged after an earthquake in Lixouri on the island of Kefalonia, western Greece. A strong earthquake hit the western Greek island of Kefalonia before dawn Monday, sending scared residents into the streets just over a week after a similar quake damaged hundreds of buildings.
Members of the media march with black tape across their mouths, signifying the silencing of the media, and wearing tee-shirts showing detained Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste, at a demonstration by Kenyan and Nairobi-based foreign media calling for the release of Greste and his colleagues, outside the Egyptian embassy in Nairobi, Kenya.