Pets & Animals

Magestic birds and frolicking rhinos join the ranks of this week's best animal photos

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    Image: Labrador retriever Jack licks his snout as he waits for his lasagna dish to be served at Whole Pet Kitchen, a human and pet restaurant in San Juan, Metro Manila

    Animal Tracks: A perching seagull, cute dogs and more

    A seagull finds a sunrise, swan's find a lake, a dog waits for food and more of this week's best animal photos.

  • Image: Labrador retriever Jack licks his snout as he waits for his lasagna dish to be served at Whole Pet Kitchen, a human and pet restaurant in San Juan, Metro Manila

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    Ready for dinner

    Labrador retriever, Jack, licks his snout as he waits for his lasagna dish to be served at Whole Pet Kitchen, a human and pet restaurant in San Juan, Philippines on Sept. 6.

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  • Image: A horse's eye is pictured during the jumping first round third competition at the World Equestrian Games at the d'Ornano stadium in Caen

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    Pony up

    A horse's eye is pictured at the World Equestrian Games at the d'Ornano stadium in Caen, France, on Sept. 6.

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    Swim together

    A 7-day old dolphin swims with his mother Mancha at the Zoo-Aquarium of Madrid, on Sept. 6.

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    Sunny perch

    A seagull sits on a bollard as sun rises at the port of Hamburg, Germany, on Sept. 4.

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    Swan lake

    Two swans glide on the misty waters of Lake Geneva at sunrise in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Sept. 5.

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  • Image: Three-years-old dog Hope runs using a wheelchair amongst other dogs in Vienna

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    Hope'ful pups

    Three-years-old dog Hope, center, runs using a wheelchair amongst other dogs in Vienna, Austria on Sept. 3.

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    Hitching a ride

    Vikki Yucaitis, an animal care attendant for Louisiana SPCA, loads a dog for transport in New Orleans, for a 2,458 mile drive to the Animal Humane Society in Golden Valley, Minn., on Sept. 3, 2014

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    Doe eyed

    A deer stands on a meadow near Sehnde, Germany, on Sept. 2.

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    Galloping family

    Three-week-old female White Rhinoceros runs with her mother Tanda, 21, at the Ramat Gan Safari, an open-air zoo near Tel Aviv, on Sept. 3. The new female rhino will eventually be transferred to other zoos to take part in the White Rhino reproduction project aimed at increasing the population of this species in a zoo.

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  • Image: A lunger trains with his horse just before the Pas de 2 Free final Vaulting competition at the World Equestrian Games at the Zenith in Caen

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    Round and round

    A lunger trains with his horse at the World Equestrian Games at the Zenith in Caen, France, on Sept. 5.

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    Up in the air

    A Hadeda Ibis bird flies over Soweto, South Africa, on Sept. 3.

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  • Image: Lions rest as the hot sun beats down upon them at the National Zoo in Washington

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    Relaxing in the sun

    Lions rest as the hot sun beats down upon them at the National Zoo in D.C., on Sept. 4.

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  • Image: A cheetah at the National Zoo in Washington

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    Spotted cat

    A cheetah climbs a limb in his enclosure at the National Zoo in D.C., on Sept. 4.

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  • Image: Kunming Zoo Celebrate Mid-autumn Festival

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    Snack time

    A giant panda eats moon cakes at Yunnan Wild Animal Park in Kunming, China, on Sept. 4.

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    Flying in a gaggle

    Grey geese silhouette against the evening sky as sun sets near Sehnde, Germany, on Sept. 2.

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    Yummy treat

    Monkeys eat moon cakes at Yunnan Wild Animal Park in Kunming, China, on Sept. 4.

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  • Image: One year-old female elephant Iqhwa celebrates its first birthday at Schoenbrunn zoo in Vienna

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    Birthday celebration

    One year-old female elephant, Iqhwa, celebrates its first birthday at Schoenbrunn zoo in Vienna, Austria, on Sept. 4.

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    Pup graffti

    A dog is seen in front of a graffiti featuring dogs in Frankfurt, Germany, on Sept. 1.

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