ANIMAL PHOTOS WEEKLY: Leopard Cub, Horned Frog, More

ANIMAL PHOTOS WEEKLY: Leopard Cub, Horned Frog, More
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Jurong, Singapore, October 21, 2008--A veterinarian clears mucus from the beak of a sedated white-headed vulture on the operating table at the Singapore Bird Park for treatment of bumble foot, a bacterial infection that leads to pus-filled lesions on the feet and digits.

White headed vultures are native to sub-Saharan Africa and are listed as vulnerable to extinction by the IUCN. Singapore's wildlife reserves are active in the conservation of birds facing worldwide threats, the Associated Press reports.
—Photograph by Wong Maye-E/AP
 
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