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    Image: A newly hatched wild Canada goose gosling yawns while snuggling in the feathers of its parent

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    Hugging brown bears, guzzling tiger cubs, an apple-snatching deer, a mohawk-sporting dog and a hula-hooping elephant make up this week’s assortment of amazing animal shots.

  • Image: A newly hatched wild Canada goose gosling yawns while snuggling in the feathers of its parent

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    Cozy in a feather bed

    A newly hatched wild Canada goose gosling yawns while snuggling in the feathers of its parent near a pond in Roseburg, Ore.

    Robin Loznak for msnbc.com / Robin Loznak for msnbc.com
  • Image: Newly born pigmy hippopotamus calf in Colomdo

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    Stand by me

    A pigmy hippopotamus stands over her newly born calf at the National Zoological Gardens at Dehiwala outside Colombo, Sri Lanka.

    EPA / EPA
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    Air supply

    Firefighter Mike Hayes gives oxygen to a pair of cats rescued from a burning house in Woodland Hills, Calif.

    Los Angeles Daily News via Zuma Press / Los Angeles Daily News via Zuma Press
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    What an egghead

    Meerkats at Blair Drummond Safari Park, near Glasgow, Scotland, get an early Easter treat of Ostrich and Rheas eggs filled with mealworms.

    Press Association Images via Abaca / Press Association Images via Abaca
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    Mohawk mutt

    Tina Feasel gives Isabella a purple mohawk at the Graffiti Dog salon in Clintonville, Ohio.

    Columbus Dispatch via AP / Columbus Dispatch via AP
  • Image: Indira, a white Bengal tiger, is seen inside a cage at Cali Zoo

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    Say "cheese"

    Indira, a white Bengal tiger, is seen inside a cage at Cali Zoo in Colombia.

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    Apple snatcher

    A tame deer helps himself and takes an apple piece from a picnic table at the deer park in Landsberg am Lech, southern Germany.

    AFP - Getty Images / AFP - Getty Images
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    Bears hug

    Two burly brown bears show amazing lightness of feet as they "tango" in their enclosure at the Bear Forest in Stuer, Germany.

    EPA / EPA
  • Image: Physiotherapist Uses Pig To Offer Emotional Therapy

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    Piggy back ride

    An elderly woman encounters a pig named 'Felix' in a lift at a senior care facility in Essen, Germany. Felix has been trained to provide emotional therapy for the elderly and for handicapped children.
    See more pictures of Felix on PhotoBlog

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  • Image: Wikie a killer whale swims with her calf in Marineland aquatic park in Antibes

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    Shades of whale

    Wikie (right) a killer whale, swims with her calf in Marineland aquatic park in Antibes, southeastern France.

    Reuters / Reuters
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    That's a handful

    Baby raccoons are pictured at a breeding station in Frankfurt, Germany.

    Reuters / Reuters
  • Image: One of eight penguin chicks makes its way to the ocean after being released by Taronga Zoo staff at Long Reef, Sydney

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    Going home again

    One of eight penguin chicks makes its way to the ocean after being released by Taronga Zoo staff at Long Reef, Sydney, Australia.

    Reuters / Reuters
  • Image: A labourer feeds his donkey, dyed in henna, while waiting for shops to open at a market in Karachi

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    Donkey strong

    A laborer feeds his donkey, dyed in henna, while waiting for shops to open at a market in Karachi, Pakistan.

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    Seeing green

    A swan walks through a green field in Kamp-Lintfort, western Germany.

    AFP - Getty Images / AFP - Getty Images
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    Rest stop

    A cricket rests on the head on an albino bullfrog near Roseburg, Ore. The pet frog normally feeds on crickets, but in this case it seemed content to let the insect sit on its head.

    Robin Loznak for msnbc.com / Robin Loznak for msnbc.com
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    Easy rider

    Duke hangs his head out the of a hearse while riding with his owner Neal Hager in Charlotte, N.C. Hager bought the car three years ago to transport his aging half St. Bernard, half Newfoundland dog.

    The Charlotte Observer via AP / The Charlotte Observer via AP
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    Love lick

    An hours-old calf gets a lick from its mother in a pasture on a ranch near Oakland, Ore.

    Zuma Press / Zuma Press
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    Bird's eye view

    A seagull flies above the central court of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament during the third round match of Roger Federer of Switzerland against Marin Cilic of Croatia, in Monaco.

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    Following the leader

    Sheppard Christian Florack walks in front of three lambs at a meadow near the small village Utting, southern Germany.

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    Up for air

    A polar bear goes out of the water at the Amneville zoo in eastern France.

    AFP - Getty Images / AFP - Getty Images
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    Trunk tricks

    An elephant plays with a hula hoop at the zoo in Hanover, Germany.

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    Tipping the bottles

    Employees feed three new born Siberian tiger cubs at "Skazka" Zoo in the Crimean resort of Yalta. The tigress Zara mated with the tiger Bengal and gave birth to one female and two male tiger cubs last week.

    AFP - Getty Images / AFP - Getty Images
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    Seeing red

    A cardinal perches on a fence in Salina, Kan.

    Salina Journal via AP / Salina Journal via AP
  • Image: A tiger shark swims in an enlarged aquarium as a Filipino worker prepares an underwater cage for divers

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    Shark bait

    A tiger shark swims in an enlarged aquarium as a worker prepares an underwater cage for divers at a marine park facility in Manila, Philippines.

    EPA / EPA
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    Caterpillar convention

    Caterpillars crawl over a leaf in Denpasar, on the Indonesian resort island of Bali. Swarms of caterpillars have invaded the Indonesian holiday island of Bali.

    AFP - Getty Images / AFP - Getty Images
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    Band of bulldogs

    A dog walker takes four bulldogs for a stroll down the Promenade at Carl Schurz Park on the Upper East Side in New York.

    AFP - Getty Images / AFP - Getty Images