Monkey guards, playing with crocodiles, flying with Orcas, saving a Bronx hawk. You get the pick of the litter. We've selected the best critters videos from the past week.
Our top video has us thinking Planet of the Apes.
Watch raw video of security officials at the Commonwealth Games deploying langur monkeys in New Delhi to keep smaller simians from causing trouble. Click here.
Released into the wilds … of New York City
A juvenile red-tailed male hawk is released in New York City. Earlier, he was rescued from the streets of the Bronx by caring residents, and then nursed back to health. Click here.
Flying with Orcas
Whale researchers in the Pacific Northwest take to the air in the Zeppelin Eureka airship for a unique perspective on resident killer whales. An AP video essay by Ted S. Warren. Click here.
Police leave note for family: We killed your dog
A California family comes home to find a note from police saying their dog was dead, shot by an officer responding to an alarm call. Click here.
Don't try this at home
Chito, a Costa Rican fisherman, found a crocodile near death 20 years ago. He nursed him back to health and now the pair performs shows for tourists. Click here.