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Wild geese fly over a field at the Oderbruch near Wriezen, eastern Germany, on November 12, 2012. The Oderbruch, a region with wide fields and proximity to the Oder River, is a popular resting place for migratory birds on their way to the hibernation areas of the south.
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Nepalese police dogs look on after being smeared with vermillion on their foreheads and marigold garlands placed around their necks on the occasion of the Tihar festival in Kathmandu on November 13, 2012. On Tihar, as the Hindu festival of Diwali is locally known, it is customary in Nepal for people offer blessings to dogs, which are according to Hindu tradition, the messengers of Yamaraj, the god of death.
A tamed wolf is seen in the remote village of Sosnovy Bor, some 270 km (168 miles) northeast of MInsk November 8, 2012.
Ecologist Dmitry Shamovich plays with a tamed wolf at his house.
One of the wolves play growls with Ecologist Dmitry Shamovich.
Ecologist Dmitry Shamovich gets a big kiss from one of the wolves.
On of Dmitry Shamovich's tamed wolve plays in the water near his house.