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14 don't-miss animal photos from October

By: Catie Leary on Oct. 29, 2012, 9:47 a.m.
Dama gazelle calf

Photo: Gil Myers/Smithsonian's National Zoo

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Newborn Dama Gazelle

A newborn female dama gazelle calf is nuzzled by her 3-year-old mother Zafirah on Oct. 13 at Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C.


The birth of the female calf comes 5 weeks after another gazelle mother, Fahima, gave birth to a male calf.