A two-week-old Malay fish owl waits to be fed at the Jurong Bird Park in Singapore on Thursday. This owl was born and bred in the park as part of its efforts in wildlife conservation.
New Zealand earthquake causes road damage in Christchurch, but no injuries reported.
New Zealand quake wakes up the South Pacific nation early in the morning. Initial reports only mention minor damage to the area.
Researchers will be gathering data during the Perseid meteor shower. August 2010 is part of a renaissance for meteor science in the US after nearly two decades of neglect.