Check out a tiny tapir and more of the week's best animal photos

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    Image: Baby tapir is given the name Baru

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    From a tiny tapir to a lazy walrus, get your cuteness fix from creatures great and small.

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    Water fight -

    Two Kamchatka brown bears fight in the water at the Hagenbeck Zoo in Hamburg, Germany, on April 2.

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    Baby bump -

    A 2-day-old camel stands next to its mother at the Attica Zoological Park in Athens on April 2.

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    Valentina, a 2-month-old puma cub, bites the nose of a keeper at the Attica Zoological Park in Athens on April 2.

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    Soaking up the sun -

    A lizard basks in the sunshine while sitting on a rock at the Wildlife Sydney Zoo on April 2.

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    Tiny turtles -

    Pig-nosed turtles, confiscated from a cargo package that was shipped from the Papua province of Indonesia, are put inside a bucket during a press conference at the quarantine facility of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport on the outskirts of Jakarta on April 1.

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    Sheep stampede -

    Sheep rush to eat as farmer Dai Brute offers them feed at Gwndwnwal Farm on March 31 in Brecon, Wales.

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    Fang flaunting -

    A baboon yawns at the Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich, Germany, on March 31.

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    Big and bored -

    Female walrus Dyana swims in the Polar Sea enclosure at the Hagenbeck Zoo in Hamburg, Germany, on March 31.

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    Caught 'ya! -

    A seagull grabs a piece of bread from the Baltic Sea port of Travemuende in Germany on March 31.

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    On the dogwalk -

    Mercy, a Bichon-Shih Tzu, attends the Woofin' Paws Pet Fashion Show at Carey Field on March 30 in Ocean City, New Jersey.

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    Window sleeping -

    A dog sleeps in the sun along the old canals of Bruges, Belgium, on March 29.

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    Lion love -

    A 3-month-old lion cub snuggles up to its mother at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Neb., on March 29. The Omaha Zoo has announced the names of five African lion cubs selected through a contest on the group's Facebook page.

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    Feline fauna -

    Cats sit on the branch of a cherry tree with blossoms in full bloom at a park in Tokyo on March 29.

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    Don't mess with mom -

    Shirwane, an Indian lion, growls while guarding her 6-week-old cubs at the Budapest Zoo on March 28.

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    Swoop -

    A toucan flies in its exhibit at the Madrid Zoo on March 28.

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    Crowd of cranes -

    Sandhill cranes take off flying to roost overnight along the Platte River near Gibbon, Nebraska, on March 27.

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    Nimble nose -

    A male Asiatic elephant calf poses under his mother Sammy at the Madrid Zoo on March 28.

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    Swimming seal -

    An 8-month-old female harbor seal, known as Pup 49, swims in a pool at the Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, Conn., on March 27.

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    Blending in -

    Kali, an orphaned male polar bear cub from Point Lay, Alaska, plays in the snow on March 27.

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    Mindful mother -

    On March 27, Olivia, a 5-year-old Angolan colobus monkey, clutches her baby on March 27 at the Brookfield Zoo in Illinois. The baby was born on March 9.

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    Fast friends -

    A male koala joey sits next to a toy koala, meant to make weighing him easier, at the zoo in Duisburg, western Germany, on March 27.

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    Tiny tapir -

    A young Malayan tapir walks around the 'Gondwanaland' enclosure at the zoo in Leipzig, Germany, on March 27.

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From a tiny tapir to a lazy walrus, get your cuteness fix from creatures great and small.

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