Pets & Animals

A little lion cub soaks up the sun in this week's roundup of best animal photos

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    Image: A lion cub is seen in the Naboisho Conservancy adjacent to the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya

    Animal Tracks: Oct. 6 - 13

    A lion cub sits in the grass, an ostrich cools down with a sprinkler, sheep get their wool dyed and more in this week's Animal Tracks.

  • Image: Horse riders dressed in traditional costumes participate in the annual Libyan equestrian festival, in Benghazi

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    Golden ride -

    Horse riders dressed in traditional costumes participate in the annual Libyan Equestrian Festival, in Benghazi, Libya, on Oct. 10.

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  • Image: An employee feeds a one-week-old coati cub with a bottle of milk at the Royev Ruchey zoo in the suburbs of Krasnoyarsk

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    Feeding time -

    An employee feeds a one-week-old coati cub with a bottle of milk at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in the suburbs of Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, on Oct. 10.

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  • Image: A piglet sleeps as it lays between the legs of its mother at the agriculture and food fairin St. Gallen

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    This little piggie -

    A piglet sleeps as it lays between the legs of its mother at the agriculture and food fair on its opening day in St. Gallen, Switzerland, on Oct. 9.

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  • Image: A hippopotamus is pictured in Mara river in Masai Mara National Reserve

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    Hip hip hippo -

    A hippopotamus is pictured in the Mara River in Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya, on Oct. 8.

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  • Image: Crowned Cranes are seen in Masai Mara National Reserve

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    Royal birds -

    Crowned cranes are seen in Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya, on Oct. 8.

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    Head's up -

    An ostrich cools down beside a sprinkler at the Los Angeles Zoo as another heat wave hits, on Oct. 6.

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  • Image: Elephants are seen in Masai Mara National Reserve

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    Grey beasts -

    Elephants are seen in the Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya, on Oct. 8.

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  • Image: One of the two hyenas who were rescued by animals right group Animals Lebanon, is seen inside a cage in Aley

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    Saved -

    One of the two hyenas who were rescued by the animal rights group Animals Lebanon, is seen inside a cage in Aley, eastern Lebanon, on Oct. 8.

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    It's not easy being green -

    A frog is pictured on October 6, 2014 in the park of Wiligrad castle in Mecklenburg, Germany, on Oct. 6.

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  • Image: International Year Of The Family Farm In Adelaide

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    Counting sheep -

    Surrealist artist Andrew Baines collaborated with the United Nations Organization to organize 40 coloured sheep to be walked around Victoria Square in Adelaide, Australia, on Oct. 8.

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  • Image: Deer graze on a harvested corn field in the Catskills region town of Roscoe, New York

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    Bambi's pals -

    Deer graze on a harvested corn field in the Catskills region town of Roscoe, N.Y., on Oct. 7.

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    Over the water -

    A swan flies over the Main-Donau canal in Bamberg, Germany, on Oct. 6.

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  • Image: A lion cub is seen in the Naboisho Conservancy adjacent to the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya

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    Cute kitty -

    A lion cub is seen in the Naboisho Conservancy adjacent to the Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya, on Oct. 6.

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  • Image: A Lilac-breasted roller is seen in the Naboisho Conservancy adjacent to the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya

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    Colorful perch -

    A Lilac-breasted roller is seen in the Naboisho Conservancy adjacent to the Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya, on Oct. 7.

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    King of the hill -

    A Meerkat keeps watch at the Los Angeles Zoo as another heat wave hits, on Oct. 6.

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  • Image: A yellow-billed stork is seen in the Naboisho Conservancy adjacent to the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya

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    Long face -

    A yellow-billed stork is seen in the Naboisho Conservancy adjacent to the Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya, on Oct. 6.

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    Black and white -

    A zebra stands in the shade at the Los Angeles Zoo as another heat wave hits, on Oct. 6.

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    Licking lips -

    A young giraffe pokes out its tongue at the Los Angeles Zoo as another heat wave hits, on Oct. 6.

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    Colorful king -

    A King Vulture which is native to the jungles of Central and South America on display at the Los Angeles Zoo, on Oct. 6.

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  • Image: A cow stands on the shore before being loaded to a boat to be transported over the picturesque Lake Koenigssee

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    Moooo-ving time -

    A cow stands on the shore before being loaded to a boat to be transported over the picturesque Lake Koenigssee, Germany on Oct. 6.

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