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    Animal Tracks: April 28-May 4

    See elegant equines in the bluegrass state and 13 more of the week's best animal photos.

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    Pigeon perches -

    A boy rests his pet pigeon on his head as he plays with it in a slum in Mumbai, India on April 28.
    Danish Siddiqui / Reuters
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    Fox trot -

    A fox approaches at the summit of Broken Mountain in the Harz regions of Germany on April 30.
    Thomas Peter / Reuters
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    Steamy equine -

    A horse warms up during early morning workouts ahead of the 140th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. on May 2.
    Jamie Squire / Getty Images
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    In for the swim -

    A Humboldt penguin swims through its basin at the zoo in Krefeld, Germany on April 30.
    Roland Weihrauch / AFP - Getty Images
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    Ready for Mother's Day -

    White Bengal tiger Clara and her three cubs play at Huachipa's private zoo in Lima, Peru on April 29.
    Mariana Bazo / Reuters
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    Pelican pond -

    Great white pelicans swim on a pond at the zoo in Krefeld, Germany on April 30.
    Roland Weihrauch / AFP - Getty Images
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    Run for the roses -

    Horses round the first turn during the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. on May 3.
    Matt Slocum / AP
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    Congo gorilla -

    An endangered mountain gorilla from the Nyakamwe-Bihango family is seen within the forest in Virunga national park near Goma in Democratic Republic of Congo on May 3.
    Kenny Katombe / Reuters
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    Go, dog. Go! -

    A chihuahua runs down a stretch of grass during the Chihuahua races held for the Si Se Puede Foundation's Cinco de Mayo Festival in Chandler, Ariz. on May 3.
    Samantha Sais / Reuters
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    Snack time -

    A new born African lion cub sucking milk in Qingdao Forest Wildlife World in Qingdao, China on April 28.
    Str / AFP - Getty Images
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    Standing with mom -

    A one-week old male greater kudu calf stands next to its mother in Nyiregyhaza Animal Park in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary on April 30.
    Attila Balazs / EPA
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    Come on camel -

    Girls carrying buckets filled with water are silhouetted against the setting sun as they walk past a camel on the banks of river Yamuna in New Delhi, India on May 1.
    Anindito Mukherjee / Reuters
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    In the green -

    An egret perches on foliage in a lake at a zoo in Dehiwala, Sri Lanka on April 29.
    Lakruwan Wanniarachchi / AFP - Getty Images
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    Rainy racer -

    An exercise rider takes a horse back to the barn after a morning workout in the rain at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. on April 28.
    Morry Gash / AP