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    Image: Bugs Life

    Animal Tracks: Aug. 15 - 22

    Find a begging penguin, a ladylike polar bear, a slow-moving slow loris, a misplaced kitten and more eye candy for animal lovers.

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    Leaf me alone -

    A beetle hides in the folded leaf of a blooming artichoke plant in a garden near Kellogg, Ore.

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    Daily bread -

    A man feeds a piece of bread to catfish in the Gadisar Lake at Jaisalmer in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan.

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    Might as well jump -

    A silvery gibbon jumps through its enclosure at the zoo Hellabrunn in Munich, southern Germany.

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    Not so ladylike -

    Budapest Zoo's polar bear, Lady, arrives on the surface in her pool in Budapest, Hungary.

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  • Image: Camels rest on sand dunes over the Thar Desert at Sam village

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    We're duned! -

    Camels rest on sand dunes over the Thar Desert at Sam village on the outskirts of Jaisalmer in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan.

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  • Image: A goat looks down from the roof of Bakerview EcoDairy in Abbotsford

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    Got your goat -

    A goat looks down from a roof at the Bakerview EcoDairy in Abbotsford, B.C.

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    Doggie paddle -

    A dog named Mas, who is being trained as a lifeguard, jumps from a helicopter ahead of Ferruccio Pilenga, founder of Scuola Italiana Cani Salvataggio-Italian School of Canine Lifeguards during during a test at Lago D'Iseo in Italy. Hundreds of specially trained dogs form Italy's corps of canine lifeguards and are deployed each summer to help swimmers. Unlike their human counterparts, these lifedogs can easily jump from helicopters and speeding boats to reach swimmers in need of a rescue.

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    Cat-astrophe! -

    A cat tries to jump from a pile of crates in an alley in Jerusalem's Old City.

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    Favorite hangout -

    A squirrel hangs upside down as it eats an acorn in Potomac, Md.

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    Food for thought -

    A young girl feeds a stray cat in the courtyard of a mosque in Istanbul, Turkey.

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    Ain't too proud to beg -

    A month-old Genntoo penguin chick begs for food from its mother in the Zoo of Frankfurt in Germany.

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    Fear factor -

    An Indian student of the Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology holds a snake during a show in Bhopal, India.

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    Eye on the ball -

    Two dogs play with a ball on the beach close to the rebuilt Weston Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare, England.

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  • Image: Animal trainer Amir Rahbari trains his Iranian desert eagle called Parnaz on a housing complex rooftop in northern Tehran

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    Taking flight -

    Animal trainer Amir Rahbari trains his Iranian desert eagle called Parnaz on a housing complex rooftop in northern Tehran.

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    Dog is my co-pilot -

    Rambo, a 3-year-old pit bull, sports a pair of sunglasses as he rests his head on the window of his owner Hector Juarez's car as they wait at a stop light in Cheyenne, Wyo.

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  • Image: Shepherd Felipa Rojo lifts an alpaca for a routine check-up at their stable in the Andean community of Upis at the highlands of Cuzco

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    Checking out -

    Shepherd Felipa Rojo lifts an alpaca for a routine check-up at their stable in the Andean community of Upis at the highlands of Cuzco.

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    Over the moon -

    A bird soars in front of a half moon near Glencoe, Ky.

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    Monkey business -

    A long tailed-macaque monkey runs along the arm of a tourist at the Batu Caves, the sacred place for Hindus in Malaysia.

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  • Image: A German shepherd dog leaps into the air to bite a water balloon thrown her way while playing on a hot summer day in Encinitas, California

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    Making a splash -

    A German Shepherd leaps into the air to bite a water balloon thrown her way while playing on a hot summer day in Encinitas, Calif.

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    Think pink -

    After being rescued, a pink dolphin (Inia Boliviensis) is transported by rescue workers and biologists on the shore of the Pailas river in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

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  • Image: Kitten strays onto the pitch during the Super Cup final between Birkirkara and Valletta at Ta' Qali National Stadium outside Valletta

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    Just for kicks -

    A kitten strays onto the pitch during the Super Cup final between Birkirkara and Valletta at Ta' Qali National Stadium outside Valletta.

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    Dress for success -

    Hillary, a border collie, herds ducks dressed for the occasion during a demonstration inside the new Purina Event Center, as Nestle Purina rolled out the red carpet for the grand opening of the Purina Event Center in Gray Summit, Mo.

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  • Image: A Malaysian albino slow loris called Farzin climbs decorative trees made from styrofoam at a nursery in northern Tehran

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    Slow and steady -

    A Malaysian albino slow loris called Farzin climbs decorative trees made from styrofoam at a nursery in northern Tehran.

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    Petal to the metal -

    A blister beetle eats the petals of a garden flower in Gurgaon, India.

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    I haven't the foggiest -

    A horse grazes in a foggy field at sunrise near Lone Jack, Mo.

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