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The best animal photos of October 11/1/2010

An oil-covered crab crawls on a glove worn by Plaquemines Parish coastal zone director P.J. Hahn

Photo: Patrick Semansky/AP

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Gulf spill: 6 months later

An oil-covered crab crawls on a glove worn by Plaquemines Parish coastal zone director P.J. Hahn in Bay Jimmy near the Louisiana coast on Oct. 14. Six months after the Deepwater Horizon explosion — the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history — the cleanup is far from over.