A week after twin giant panda cubs were born in the US National Zoo, one cub has died but the other is growing healthily. Researchers believe his birth will help the future insemination of giant pandas.
A 23-day-old hamadryas baboon plays with a stuffed toy at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens in the southern Indian city of Mysuru on Thursday. According to a zoo doctor, the baboon was abandoned by its mother after its birth.
Kepler 452b: NASA first announced the discovery of Kepler 452b, the most Earth-like planet discovered to date, on Thursday. But scientists believe there could be many more planets similar to Earth out there.