A raccoon climbs a building in St. Paul, Minnesota. | (Evan Frost/MPR News/via REUTERS)

Kenya Wildlife Service rangers load a tranquilized elephant onto a truck during a translocation exercise. | (REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya)

A keeper looks inside the mouth of a sea lion at Tiergarten Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria. | (EPA-EFE/LISI NIESNER)

A butterfly flies into the jaws of a crocodile in Tarcoles, Costa Rica. | (EPA-EFE/JEFFREY ARGUEDAS)

A display of stuffed frogs at the Frog Museum in Estavayer-le-Lac, Switzerland. | (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse)

Mini-pigs perform in Balashikha, Russia. | (REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov)

A woman dresses her cat before an Orthodox Easter celebration in central Kiev, Ukraine. | (REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko)

A circus monkey plays the drums in Kiev, Ukraine. | (REUTERS/Gleb Garanich)

A monkey gets bathed by its handler in Kolkata, India. | (EPA-EFE/PIYAL ADHIKARY)

Oil is cleaned off swans near Hoek van Holland, The Netherlands. | (EPA-EFE/ALEXANDER SCHIPPERS)

A young owl is measured, weighed, and ringed at the zoo in Arnhem, The Netherlands. | (EPA-EFE/PIROSCHKA OF THE WOUW)

A secretary bird rolls back its eyes in Cape Town, South Africa. | (EPA-EFE/NIC BOTHMA)

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