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    Animal Tracks: Feb. 24 - March 3

    From a bright-eyed baby gorilla to two dogs passing time before the Iditerod, check out this week's round-up of the best animal photos from around the globe.

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    Pretty as a prairie dog -

    A pet prairie dog wears a whistle and a ribbon in Thailand's national colors in Bangkok on March 1.
    Damir Sagolj / Reuters
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    Coolest goat in town -

    A goat wearing sunglasses stands near revellers parading during a carnival in Nazare da Mata, Brazil on March 2.
    Ueslei Marcelino / Reuters
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    Working on my roar -

    A young panther named Maxxum practices his roar at the Salzburg Zoo in Austria on Feb. 25.
    Zoo Salzburg / EPA
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    Head in a hole -

    Two dogs await lineup in the musher lot before the official restart of the Iditarod dog sled race in Willow, Alaska on March 2.
    Nathaniel Wilder / Reuters
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    Rescue bear -

    Kasandra, a rescued bear in Kosovo, plays in a bear sanctuary on March 1.
    Armend Nimani / AFP - Getty Images
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    Bunnies galore -

    Rabbits look for food at the beach on Okunoshima Island in Takehara, Japan on Feb. 24. The island, often called Usagi Jima or "Rabbit Island," is famous for its rabbit population that has taken over the island.
    Chris Mcgrath / Getty Images
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    Making faces -

    A slow loris licks its fur at a sanctuary for endangered animals on Feb. 27 in Bogor, Indonesia.
    Ed Wray / Getty Images
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    Wolf of Wall Street -

    A wolf pauses in its enclosure at Wildpark Schorfheide in Germany on Feb. 24.
    Patrick Pleul / EPA
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    Seeing double -

    Two great titmouses sit on a tree with a snack at the natural reserve in Bad Wurzach, Germany on Feb. 25.
    Felix Kã¤stle / Zuma Press
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    Penguin pack -

    Young Penguins are pictured in the Szeged Zoo in Hungary on Feb. 27.
    Csaba Segesvari / AFP - Getty Images
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    Stop to smell the flowers -

    Dogs stay among blossoming crocuses in Duesseldorf, Germany on Feb. 28.
    Horst Ossinger / AFP - Getty Images
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    Good morning gorilla -

    Yengo, a baby gorilla, begins to explore his enclosure at the Leipzig Zoo in Germany on Feb. 26. The baby gorilla was born on Dec. 2, 2013.
    Hendrik Schmidt / AFP - Getty Images
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    You can't phase her -

    Asiatic lion Shiva, the mother of three cubs, looks on as one of her cubs plays with her foot in the Besancon Zoo of France on Feb. 27.
    Laurent Cipriani / AP
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    Poised pelican -

    A pelican is seen at the Tiergarten Zoo in Straubing, Germany on Feb. 25.
    Armin Weigel / AFP - Getty Images
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    Are you my mother? -

    A one-day-old giraffe nuzzles with her mother Iwana at the Zoo Artis in Amsterdam on March 2.
    Robin Van Loinkhuijsen / EPA
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    Three generations -

    A baby orangutan named Niu-fang clings to her mother as her maternal grandmother looks on at the Taipei Zoo in Taiwan on March 1.
    Taipei Zoo / Handout / EPA