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Animal Photos Of The Week: Search And Rescue Dogs Aid Ongoing Mudslide Recovery

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This week has been an interesting one in the weird, wild world of animal news:

Take a look at some of this week's most stunning animal photos below, and check back next week for more news about the Animal Kingdom.

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    OSO, WA - MARCH 29: A search and rescue dog works at the Oso mudslide site on March 29, 2014 in Oso, Washington. A massive mudslide on March 22 in Oso, Washington killed at least 21 and left many missing. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
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    A wild elephant bathes near the boundary of a wildlife sanctuary in Udawalawe National Park on March 29, 2014. Elephants are also protected by law and there were fears that their numbers were falling, but a survey in 2011 found that Sri Lanka's elephant population remained healthy with 7,379 in the wild. (LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A dog slobbers on the third day of an international dog show at the fair ground in Berlin March 30, 2014 in Berlin. (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A cat sits in the Miagola Cafe in Turin, on March 22, 2014. The newly opened Miagola Cafe is a concept bar where cats and humans can have a drink and relax. The first cat café was opened in Taiwan in 1998, others cat cafe opened in European cities like Budapest, Berlin, Munich, Paris or Madrid. (MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A six-month old Indian white tiger cub yawns at its enclosure at the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad on March 29, 2014. The three cubs, which have yet to be named, were presented for their first public viewing at the zoo. (NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A rabbit is pictured on March 28, 2014 in Berlin's Tiergarten park. (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)
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    ASCOT, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Sheep race in the Lamb National at Ascot Country Fair Raceday at Ascot Racecourse on March 30, 2014 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse)
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    Activists of World Wide Fund (WWF) have set up pandas figures near St Peter's square as part of the Earth Hour campaign on March 29, 2014 at the Vatican. Lights went off in thousands of cities and towns across the world on today for the annual Earth Hour campaign, which is aiming to raise money via the Internet for local environmental projects. (TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A bird sits on a branch of a blooming cherry tree at a park in Tokyo on March 25, 2014. Spring officially arrived in Tokyo on March 25 when Japan's weather agency announced the start of the cherry blossom season. (YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Israeli Bedouins walk next to their sheep near rally commemorating Land Day on March 30, 2014 in the Abu Quedar village, currently unrecognized by Israeli authorities, near the southern city of Beersheva. The annual Land Day demonstrations are held to remember six Arab Israeli protesters who were shot dead by Israeli police and troops during mass demonstrations in 1976 against plans to confiscate Arab land in the Galilee. There are about 260,000 Bedouin in Israel, mostly living in and around the Negev in the aria south. More than half live in unrecognized villages without utilities and many also live in extreme poverty. (MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Pigeons fly as Pro-Russian activists hold a rally in front of Lenin memorial in Donetsk on March 29, 2014. Russia pledged it would not invade mainland Ukraine following its seizure of Crimea, favouring a federal solution for the ex-Soviet state as diplomacy with the West gathered momentum. (Alexander KHUDOTEPLY/AFP/Getty Images)
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    ROME, ITALY - MARCH 28: An Orangutan stands in the new area dedicated to orangutans at the Bioparco zoo on March 28, 2014 in Rome, Italy. The new area just opened at the Bioparco, houses three female Orangutans, Petrolina and her two daughters Martina and Zoe, and has an extension of approximately 500 square meters and a height of 5 meters. (Photo by Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images)
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    Caribbean flamingos are reflected in a pond as they feed in their enclosure at Berlin's Tierpark zoo on March 27, 2014. (JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A squirrel sits on March 28, 2014 in Berlin's Tiergarten park. (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A Siberian tiger lies on its back in its enclosure at Berlin's Tierpark zoo on March 27, 2014. (JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A Nile crocodile eats fish on March 26, 2014 at the park 'La planete des crocodiles' in Civaux, near the French western city of Poitiers. (GUILLAUME SOUVANT/AFP/Getty Images)
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    CHENGDU, CHINA - MARCH 26: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (L) watches as her mother Marian Robinson (R) feeds apples to giant pandas during their visit at Giant Panda Research Base March 26, 2014 in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China. Michelle Obama's one-week-long visit in China will be focused on educational and cultural exchanges. (Photo by Petar Kujundzic-Pool/Getty Images)
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    OSO, WA - MARCH 29: A search and rescue dog works at the Oso mudslide site on March 29, 2014 in Oso, Washington. A massive mudslide on March 22 in Oso, Washington killed at least 25 and left many missing. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

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