A macaque monkey in Indonesia took a camera from a wildlife photographer before snapping himself in a variety of poses. The macaque monkey is extremely rare and critically endangered making these pictures all the more special. Jorge Silva / Reuters A boy plays with a cat while his father works on their shack at the slum of Las Mayas in Caracas, Venezuela on May 31. Researchers dressed in panda costumes put a panda cub into a basket before transferring it to a new living environment at the Hetaoping Research and Conservation Center on February 20. The panda costumes are part of a new plan to reintroduce captive giant pandas back into the wild.