A giant panda in China’s Wolong Nature Reserve shows off its acrobatic skills with a somersault ... sort of.
Photograph by Katherine Feng, Globio, Getty Images
Time for a dip! Searching for a snack, a mallard pokes its head into the water.
Photograph by Gallo Images (Pty) Ltd, Getty Images
Opossum babies can dangle by their tails—but their bodies are too heavy when they're adults. Look out below!
Photograph by Frank Lukasseck, Corbis
Nope, this isn't a giant snowball—just a giant ball of fur. A harp seal pup has thick, fluffy hair that helps keep it warm in its Arctic home.
Photograph by Muriel Duhau, Minden Pictures
Chimpanzees do most of their eating and sleeping in trees—and for younger chimps, the branches also make a great jungle gym.
Photograph by Anup Shah, Minden Pictures
Humpback whales sometimes swim stomach-up. Wonder if the diver’s going to give it a belly rub?
Photograph by Yves Lefevre, Minden Pictures
Owls can't move their eyes, so they twist their heads almost completely upside down to see their surroundings better. What a hoot!
Photograph by Loic Poidevin, Nature Picture Library
Need a hand? Long, curved claws help sloths dangle from tree limbs in the forests of Central and South America.
Photograph by Daniel Heuclin, Minden Pictures
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