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A seal pup adventures above water, a baby tiger plays ball and more of the week's best animal photos

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    A seal pup stays above water, a cool dog has a fashion statement, a tiger plays ball and more of this week's best animal photos.

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    Busy bee

    A honey bee gathers pollen from flowers in St. Andrews State Park in Panama City Beach, Florida, on Sept. 22.

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    One cool pooch

    A dog wearing sunglasses is walked by its owner in the historic centre of Mexico City during the "World Day Without Cars," on Sept. 22.

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    Out for a walk

    A ranger walks behind a pair of black rhinoceros at the Imire Rhino and Wildlife Conservation Park near Marondera, Zimbabwe, on Sept. 22.

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    Head above water

    A seal pup swims in the water after being released by the Vancouver Aquarium into Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, Canada, on Sept. 24.

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    Misty morning

    A red deer is seen through the morning mist in Richmond Park on September 23, 2014 in London.

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    Wild call

    A rutting stag stands in its compound at the deer park Alte Fasanerie in Hanau, Germany, on Sept. 25.

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    Slithering beast

    A Palestinian young man shows his pet python in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, on Sept. 27.

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    Any cavities?

    A man checks the teeth of a camel at an animal market ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Sept. 27.

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  • Image: Bartek, a 2-year-old Amur tiger, approaches a slab of meat inside his open-air cage at the Royev Ruchey zoo in the suburbs of Krasnoyarsk

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    A snack for a tiger

    Bartek, a 2-year-old Amur tiger, approaches a slab of meat inside his open-air cage as zoo keepers mark the upcoming Day of the Amur Tiger and the Far Eastern Leopard at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in the suburbs of Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, on Sept. 26.

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  • Image: Chilean Pink Flamingo Chicks Make Debut At San Francisco Zoo

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    Sip, sip

    A Chilean Pink Flamingo stands in its enclosure at the San Francisco Zoo in San Francisco, on Sept. 25.

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    Learning to swim

    A crocodile swims in its pen three days after the birth of African dwarf crocodiles at the zoological centre La Ferme aux Crocodiles in Pierrelate, France, on Sept. 22.

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    Play ball

    A white tiger Ambra plays at the football stadium of Dresden, Germany, on Sept. 22.

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    First steps

    A newborn Chilean Pink Flamingo chick stands its enclosure at the San Francisco Zoo in San Francisco, on Sept. 25.

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  • Image: Alaa, an ambulance driver, carries a cat in Masaken Hanano in Aleppo

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    Kitty helper

    Alaa, an ambulance driver, carries a cat in Masaken Hanano in Aleppo, on Sept. 24. Alaa buys about $4 of meat everyday to feed about 150 abandoned cats in Masaken Hanano, a neigbourhood in Aleppo that has been abandoned because of shelling from forces loyal to Syria's president Bashar Al-Assad.

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    Galloping along

    A runner eases down after finishing at Newmarket racecourse in Newmarket, England, on Sept. 25.

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    Fishy waters

    Koi carp fishes are seen inside an aquarium at the exhibition "Aquaforum" in Minsk, Belarus, on Sept. 27.

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    A newly tagged Monarch butterfly enjoys its first taste of wildflowers at the Conservation Park on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Panama City Beach, Fla. Monarchs were tagged and released from the park Saturday to track their movements as they migrate south. (AP Photo/The News Herald, Heather Leiphart)

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  • Image: Guinness World Record Attempt For The Largest Dog Obedience Training Lesson

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    In it to win it

    Dogs and owners at the Guinness World Record attempt for the largest dog obedience training lesson at the Phoenix Park in Dublin, Ireland, on Sept. 27.

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