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    Image: Bianca wins Doggie Gras Parade and Fat Cat Tuesday Celebration in Rancho Santa Fe

    Animal Tracks: March 3 - 9

    The Doggie Gras queen and 16 more of this week's best animal photos

  • Image: A woman sits with a Great Dane during the first day of the Crufts dog show in Birmingham

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    Dog face -

    A woman sits with a Great Dane during the first day of the Crufts dog show in Birmingham, England on March 6.

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  • Image: Dasa Sil Matha Kelaniya Silavathi plays with a cat in her temple in Colombo

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    Dasa Sil Matha Kelaniya Silavathi, 90, sits with a cat in her temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka on March 7.

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  • Image: Iraqi children herd water buffaloes in the Euphrates river in Najaf

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    Iraqi children herd water buffaloes in the Euphrates river in Najaf, Iraq on March 6.

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  • Image: Bianca arrives in a baby carriage to compete in Doggie Gras Parade and Fat Cat Tuesday Celebration in Rancho Santa Fe

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    Doggie queen -

    Bianca, center, a chihuahua, arrives in a baby carriage to compete in the second annual Doggie Gras Parade and Fat Cat Tuesday Celebration at the Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., on March 4. Bianca won the contest and was named queen of the Doggie Gras parade.

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  • Image: Pet cafe in Hanoi

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    A customer plays with a porcupine at a pet cafe in Hanoi, Vietnam on March 6.

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  • Image: Indonesia Bali Turtle

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    Take a dip -

    Sea turtles at a conservation center in Serangan, Bali, Indonesia on March 7. Conservationists welcomed a fatwa edict by Indonesia's semi-official Islamic body forbidding wildlife trafficking and poaching.

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  • Image: Elephant training centre in Saree village

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    New friends -

    Two baby elephants play at the Saree Elephant Training Center in Aceh, Indonesia, on March 7. The elephant training centre, known as PLG-Saree, was set up in 1994 as a place to train elephants to work with rangers who guard the forest from poachers.

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  • Image: A dog sits on its owners shoulder as she watches judging during the first day of the Crufts dog show in Birmingham

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    A dog sits on its owner's shoulder as she watches judging during the first day of the Crufts dog show in Birmingham, England on March 6.

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    A customer plays with a squirrel at a pet cafe in Hanoi, Vietnam on March 6.

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    Modern mother -

    A 3-month-old baby kangaroo watches from the pouch of its mother at the zoo in Zlin, Czech Republic on March 4.

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    A gecko at a pet cafe in Hanoi, Vietnam on March 6.

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    Pretty kitty -

    A cat sits among daffodils in Saxony, Germany on March 4.

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    Peeking around -

    A young Asian small-clawed otter explores its compound at the animal park in in Neumuenster, Germany on March 5.

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    Hip hip hippo -

    A 9-day-old hippo walks at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City on March 5.

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    Panda pandamonium -

    Ri Ri, a male giant panda, walks in his enclosure at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo on March 4.

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    2-month-old lion cub Kondo carries a teddy bear at the veterinarian office at Six Flags Great Adventure and Safari in Jackson, N.J., on March 6.

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    Melbourne Cup winner Fiorente, center, walking in the shallow waters during a trackwork session at Altona Beach in Melbourne, Australia on March 4.

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