30 May 2014 17:15 | By Maureen O'Hare
Animals in the news: May 2014

From a disabled piglet to "panda dogs", here are the animals that made headlines in May.

Disabled piglet gets a wheelchair (© REX/Hamish Blair/Newspix)
  • Disabled piglet gets a wheelchair (© REX/Hamish Blair/Newspix)
  • Cannes Film Festival (© REUTERS/Regis Duvignau)
  • Hero cat 'pitches' at baseball game (© REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian)
  • Preparation for the Belmont Stakes, New York (© Al Bello/Getty Images)
  • Floods in the Balkans (© REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic)
  • Pro-Russian protester in Ukraine (© REUTERS/Marko Djurica)
  • Endangered mountain pygmy possums (© REX/Robert Leeson/Newspix)
  • 'Frognight' in Croatia (© REUTERS/Antonio Bronic)
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Disabled after an accident, piglet 'Leon Trotsky' is able to walk again, after being fitted with a custom-made wheelchair. The one-month-old was taken in by animal sanctuary Edgar's Mission in Victoria, Australia. Click or swipe for more animals in the news this month.

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