A dog in a fur coat and 26 more of this week's best animal photos

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    Image: Three Kings Procession In Prague

    Animal Tracks: Jan. 1 - 8

    From a snowy owl spotting in Fla. to a white fox posing in China, check out this week's round-up of the cutest animals around the globe.

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    Parade pooch -

    A dog dressed in a fur stands before the traditional Three Kings Procession on Jan. 5 in Prague, Czech Republic.
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    Trunks up! -

    Asian elephants lift their trunks during ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's annual inventory check in Bedfordshire, England on Jan. 7.
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    Lovable lemurs -

    A ring-tailed lemur looks around during ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's annual inventory check in Bedfordshire, England on Jan. 7.
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    Hungry seal -

    A sea lion waits to be fed by a zookeeper during ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's annual inventory check in Bedfordshire, England on Jan. 7.
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    Buzzing bee -

    A bee sits on a blossom in Cologne, Germany, on Jan. 7.
    Henning Kaiser / AP
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    Chilly walk -

    Amber Brown walks her dog, Fozzie, around Lake Harriet in south Minneapolis on Jan. 6.
    Eric Miller / Reuters
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    Foxy photo -

    A woman poses with a white fox during the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in Harbin, China, on Jan. 5.
    Kim Kyung-hoon / Reuters
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    Hang in there -

    Yuan Zai , the first Taiwan-born baby panda, climbs at the Taipei Zoo on Jan. 6.
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    Blending in -

    A polar bear at Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill. strolls in the snow on Jan. 5.
    Jim Schulz / Chicago Zoological Society via AP
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    Balmy bison -

    Ron, a bison at Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill., rests in the snow on Jan. 5.
    Jim Schulz / AP
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    Kitty comb -

    Lena Voerster grooms her Persian cat, named Little Red Corvette, at the Houston Cat Club's 61st Annual Charity Cat Show in Houston, Texas on Jan. 4.
    Johnny Hanson / AP
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    Let the eagle soar -

    A bald eagle soars through Lucas Oil Stadium during the national anthem before an NFL wild-card playoff football game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Kansas City Chiefs in Indianapolis on Jan. 4.
    Michael Conroy / AP
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    Staying close -

    A baby elephant, not yet named, walks next to his mother, named Manari, at the zoo in Hanover, central Germany, on Jan. 3.
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    Staying alert -

    Backdropped by the Cadiz Bay, a cat stretches in front of the Atlantic ocean in Cadiz, Spain. on Jan. 3.
    Emilio Morenatti / AP
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    New baby -

    A new baby male giraffe born on New Year's Day at the Birmingham Zoo makes his debut on Jan. 3. The baby was born to Willow, his 5-year-old mother and Jalil, his 7-year-old father.
    Joe Songer / The Birmingham News via AP
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    Rare sighting -

    A rare 9-month-old albino kangaroo hops around at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany, on Jan. 2.
    Roland Weihrauch / EPA
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    Snow bird -

    A snowy owl sits on a dune at Little Talbot Island State Park on Jan. 2 in Jacksonville, Fla. This is only the third confirmed report of a snowy owl spotted in Florida.
    Will Dickey / The Florida Times-Union via AP
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    Beautiful butterfly -

    A butterfly sits on a leaf during an animal inventory at the Biosphere Potsdam, a tropical plants and animal park, in Potsdam, Germany, on Jan 2.
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    Leaping lizards -

    Keeper Ben Baker looks at a Bell's anglehead lizard as it sits on the end of his pencil during the annual inventory at Chester Zoo in England on Jan. 2.
    Phil Noble / Reuters
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    Counting the animals -

    Kumbuka, a western lowland gorilla, looks at a sign during ZSL London Zoo's annual inventory of animals on Jan. 2.
    Oli Scarff / Getty Images
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    Pretty pelicans -

    Pelicans are counted during ZSL London Zoo's annual inventory of animals on Jan. 2.
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    Peek-a-boo -

    A meerkat peers out from beneath a rock during ZSL London Zoo's annual inventory of animals on Jan. 2.
    Andy Rain / EPA
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    Animal census -

    Humboldt penguins swim in a pool during ZSL London Zoo's annual inventory of animals on Jan. 2.
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    La Cucaracha -

    A keeper holds a hissing cockroach during ZSL London Zoo's annual inventory of animals on Jan. 2.
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    Marine wonder -

    A barrel jellyfish floats in a blue-lit aquarium at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany, on Jan. 2.
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    Adopted hopper -

    Six-year old Lina Ismer, daughter of the Tierpark Stroehen animal park director, holds baby kangaroo "Karl Friedelich" in a woolen cap on Jan. 2 in Strohen, Germany. Since the little kangaroo's mother died, Friedelich has been raised by the animal park director's family.
    Ingo Wagner / AFP - Getty Images
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