Pets & Animals

A cute caiman and more of this week's best animal photos

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    From a tiny crocodilian to a rare rhino calf, get your cuteness fix with irresistible photos of creatures great and small.

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    Beautiful butterfly -

    A zebra swallowtail butterfly gathers pollen in Fredericksburg, Va., on Sept. 3.

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    A British vet, volunteering at the Asha Foundation Animal Shelter and Hospital, examines a rescued young cattle egret on arrival at the shelter in India on Sept. 3.

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    Lazy lion -

    A lion yawns at the zoo in Berlin, Germany, on Sept. 3.

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    Bright eyes -

    A small Bolivian night monkey eats in the zoo in Berlin, Germany, on Sept. 3.

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    Fancy fish -

    A goldfish swims in an aquarium at a market in Kuwait City on Sept. 2.

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    Game stopper -

    A hummingbird flies on the field during the game between the Minnesota Twins and the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on Sept. 2 in Houston, Texas.

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    Up close -

    A 1-week old giraffe stands in the zoo in Wroclaw, Poland, on Sept. 2.

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    Geese fly above a field near Riedstadt, Germany, on Sept. 2.

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    Sprinting pugs -

    Pugs compete in a pug and bulldog race in Wernau, Germany, on Sept. 1.

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    Bunny hop -

    A rabbit jumps during the kaninhop (rabbit-jumping) competition in Weissenbrunn vorm Wald, Germany, on Sept. 1.

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    Puffy pups -

    Breeders keep their bichon frisé dogs in a line at the Seoul FCI International Dog Show on Sept. 1.

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    Monkey in a tree -

    A baby vervet monkey sits on a tree branch in Pristina, Kosovo, on August 31.

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    Petite panda -

    Giant panda mom Hua Zui Ba holds her newborn cub at the zoo in Madrid on August 30.

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    Unlikely friends -

    Christie Carr attempts to hold Irwin the kangaroo (right) and Larsen, a baby tiger, in their new home at the Garold Wayne Interactive Zoological Park in Wynnewood, Okla., on August 28.

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    The lion sleeps -

    Young lion cubs sleep as temperatures hit the high 90s at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Neb., on August 30.

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    Cute caiman -

    A smooth-fronted caiman sits in a terrarium at the zoo in Dortmund, Germany, on August 29.

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    Quirky quadruplets -

    Four desert lynx cubs sit in a basket as they are presented to the media for the first time at the Berlin Animal Park on August 30.

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    Aurora, a 3-year-old female polar bear, eats a carrot in a pool at its new open air cage at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in Russia on August 30.

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    What a face -

    A panda cub opens her eyes at the Taipei City Zoo on August 30.

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    The Washington, D.C., police department's first bloodhound, Sam, a dog trained to track human scent, appears during a press conference introducing him at police headquarters on August 29.

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    Rare rhino -

    An Eastern black rhinoceros calf and his mother, Kapuki, walk around at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, Illinois, on August 28. He is the first black rhino to be born at the zoo since 1989. The rare rhino was born to 8-year-old mother Kapuki and 27-year-old father Maku.

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    A Thai mahout feeds 7-year-old female elephant Mocha after it received a temporary artificial leg at the Friends of the Asian Elephant Hospital in Thailand, on August 29. Mocha lost a foot after stepping on a land mine on the Thai-Myanmar border in 2006.

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