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    Find a yawning hippo, a leaping Labrador, a misplaced kitty and a caffeinated palm civet – plus more eye candy for animal lovers.

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    Gasping for breath

    Sacramento Metro firefighter Matt Randazzo tries to resusitate a cat outside the Twin Gardens Apartments which were heavily damaged by fire on Fair Oaks Boulevard in Fair Oaks, Calif. The cat was not able to be revived.

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    This little piggy ...

    Piglets suckle during an agricultural fair in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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    Lady in red

    Ladybirds crawl on a yellow Bulbinella flower in the Namaqualand plains of Nieuwoudtville, Northern Cape, South Africa.

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    Crying out

    A newborn rabbit cries for its mother, who died after the pair were brutally attacked by a dog in Connecticut.

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    Winging it

    A caracara flies over a street in downtown Buenos Aires.

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    Do the sprinkler

    A horse grazes in a pasture as a sprinkler rains down overhead outside Parma, Idaho.

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    Shooting Star

    Star, a 6-year-old yellow lab, takes a dive off the board during Dog Swim Day before Fossil Park Pool closes for the season and for maintenance, in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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    It's a wash

    A mahout (that's a person who drives an elephant) washes his elephant near a fountain ahead of a festival in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

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    Caffeinated critter

    A palm civet eats Arabica coffee cherries in a coffee plantation in Indonesia's East Java province.

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    Avian smackdown

    A penguin fights with a duck in their enclosure at the zoo in the southern German city of Landau.

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    We're surrounded

    Cows rest among pigeons during the Gaijatra parade in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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    A cat without a catwalk

    This 2009 photo provided by Joann Biondi and taken in Miami shows her 2-year-old Maine coon cat, Lorenzo, in an image named South Beach. Lorenzo happens to like fashionable shirts and having his picture taken, Biondi says.

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    Raining cats and dogs?

    A dog plays on a street under a heavy tropical shower in Havana, Cuba.

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    Daddy day care

    A one-day old flamingo chick and its father are shown at the San Francisco Zoo.

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    Barely bigger than a tadpole

    Asia's smallest frog, known as Microhyla nepenthicola, sits on the edge of an American penny in Kuching, Sarawak state, Malaysia.

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    Bear neccessities

    A polar bear is seen near the shore of Hudson Bay outside Churchill, Manitoba.

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  • Image: A hippopotamus opens its mouth as wildebeests cross the Mara river during a migration in the Masaai Mara game reserve Kenya

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    Rollin' on a river

    A hippopotamus opens its mouth as wildebeests cross the Mara river during a migration in the Masai Mara National Reserve in southwestern Kenya.

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    Getting carried away

    A white tiger cub is carried by its mother, Bianca, at the Serengeti Safari Park in Hodenhagen, central Germany.

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    Not enough RAM?

    Rams wait to be examined by the judges in Husum, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, during the nation's largest ram auction.

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    Yin and Yang

    A female giant panda named Yang Yang holds her newborn cub in her mouth in an enclosed compound in Vienna, Austria.

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    Kitty trespasser

    Sibir player Joseph-Reinette Steev, right, chases after a cat that ran on the field during the Europa League qualifying round soccer match in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

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    Motherly love

    Zebra foal Slash, right, and its mother, Sandy, walk through their enclosure at the Zoom Zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

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