Animals

Bengal tigers play in a pool of water at the zoo in Malabon, Metro Manila...Bengal tigers play in a pool of water at the zoo in Malabon, Metro Manila, July 11, 2014.   REUTERS/Erik De Castro (PHILIPPINES - Tags: SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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Bengal tigers play in a pool of water at the zoo in Malabon, Manila Read more

Lemur offspring at Eberswalder Zoo...epa04139812 A photo made available on 25 March 2014 shows a female ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) carrying her twin offspring at their enclosure at the zoo in Eberswalde, Germany, 24 March 2014. Several monkeys were reported to have given birth to their offspring at the zoo in the past weeks.

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A female ring-tailed lemur carrying her twin offspring at their enclosure at the zoo in Eberswalde, Germany. Several monkeys were reported to have given birth to their offspring at the zoo in the past weeks. Read more

Twin polar bear cubs stand with their mother Giovanna in their enclosure at Tierpark Hellabrunn in Munich...Twin polar bear cubs stand with their mother Giovanna in their enclosure at Tierpark Hellabrunn in Munich, March 19, 2014.  The 14 week-old cubs, who made their first public appearance on Wednesday, have yet to be named.      REUTERS/Michael Dalder (GERMANY  - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY)

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Twin polar bear cubs stand with their mother Giovanna in their enclosure at Tierpark Hellabrunn in Munich. The 14-week-old cubs, who made their first public appearance on Wednesday, have yet to be named.

A shepherd walks along with his flock of goats at the banks of Mahanadi River in Cuttack district, near the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar

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A shepherd with his flock of goats at the banks of Mahanadi River in Cuttack district, near the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar.

A cat hisses at a Great Dane dog in the queue while waiting to be anointed outside the Saint Anton church in Madrid, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. It is the animal's patron saint day in which thousands of people all over Spain bring their pets to churches to be blessed.

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A cat hisses at a Great Dane dog while waiting to be anointed outside the San Anton church in Madrid on Friday. It is the animal’s patron saint day in which thousands of people all over Spain bring their pets to churches to be blessed.

Zookeeper, Carl Ashworth, counts the number of penguins in his enclosure during London Zoo's annual stocktake.

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Zookeeper Carl Ashworth counts the number of penguins in his enclosure during London Zoo’s annual stock take

Afghan men tend their animals at a livestock market set up for the upcoming Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or "feast of sacrifice," in the center of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 Muslims all over the world celebrate the three-day Eid al-Adha, by sacrificing sheep, goats, cows and camels, to commemorate the Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son, Ismail, on God's command. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

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Afghan men tend their animals at a livestock market set up for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or “feast of sacrifice”, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Muslims all over the world celebrate the three-day Eid al-Adha, which starts on Monday, by sacrificing sheep, goats, cows and camels, to commemorate the Prophet Abraham’s readiness to sacrifice his son, Ismail, on God’s command. Read more

Giraffes at the Dortmund zoo...epa03841925 A young giraffe tries to reach food with its tongue at the zoo in Dortmund, Germany, 29 August 2013. A second full grown giraffe stands next to it.  EPA/Jan-Philipp Strobel

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A young calf stands next to a full grown giraffe while trying to reach food at the zoo in Dortmund, Germany Read more

An African bullfrog is weighed on a scale during a photocall to publicize the annual measuring of all the animals at the London Zoo.

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An African bullfrog is weighed on a scale during a photocall to publicize the annual measuring of all the animals at the London Zoo.

Gray geese go for a wander in Dusseldorf, Germany.

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Fare game: Gray geese go for a wander in Dusseldorf, Germany