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    Animal Tracks: Feb. 1 - 7, 2009

    A pretty poodle, some hustling huskies, a scaredy cat, two bubbly belugas – plus more eye candy for animal lovers.

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    Eye of the tiger

    Students from Boroughmuir High School in Edinburgh, Scotland, come face to face with a Sumatran tiger through the glass during a visit to the Edinburgh Zoo.

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    Taking flight

    Baikal teals, a type of duck, fly over the Geumgang Lake in Gunsan, South Korea.

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    On the run

    Canadian Inuit dogs pull a sled in Iqaluit, Canada.

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    Train game

    Mountain rescue dogs train in Vallee d'Ossau, south of France.

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    Flying leap

    One of three newborn golden takins plays in the snow at the Liberec Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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    New leash on life

    A woman walks with her pets in a deep snow in Minsk, Belarus.

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    A whale of a time

    A fisherman sits in his wooden boat as he tries to get close to a whale shark near Bentar Beach in Indonesia.

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    Shadow of a doubt

    It may have been Groundhog Day on Feb. 2, but in Roseburg, Ore., this nutria living in the Stewart Park duck pond showed no interest in his shadow.

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    Our daily bread

    A wild duck catches bread thrown by a local resident on the Yenisei River near the town of Divnogorsk, Russia.

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    Driving forces

    A Chinese man drives a homemade cart powered by two huskies in Suixi county, Huaibei city, in east China's Anhui province.

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    Have you herd?

    A herd of camels walks in the desert as part of the Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi.

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    Drink it in

    A giraffe drinks water at Al Ain Zoo in the United Arab Emirates.

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    Catch me if you can

    Safety workers chase after a cat on the track before the start of the Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway.

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    Over the rainbow

    Rainbow trout surge upstream to spawn in little Cottonwood Creek, a tributary of the Grand Ronde River in Oregon.

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    Dressed to the (ca)nines

    Two miniature schnauzers, Sunny and Nala, wear coats with a fur collar during the pet trade fair in Hannover, northern Germany.

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    Beluga bubbles

    A white Beluga whale blows a heart-shaped bubble to visitors at Harbin Polarland in Harbin, China.

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    In the mood for food

    Rhinos forage for food at the Nyiregyhaza Animal Park in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary.

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    Sitting pretty

    A poodle is groomed at a dog fair in Winterthur, Switzerland.

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    Donkey see, donkey do

    Birds flock around a donkey on the roadside of Islamabad, Pakistan.

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    Big whoop

    Whooper swans rest at the Yellow River wetland in Pinglu County, in north China's Shanxi Province.

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