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    Image: Sea Turtles Freed Back To Nature

    Animal Tracks: Nov. 20 - 27

    From a baby turtle crawling its way to the sea to a koala climbing in its enclosure, get your cuteness fix with adorable animals both big and small.

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    Lighting the way -

    Jellyfish swim in an aquarium at the Scientific Center of Kuwait on Nov. 24 in Kuwait City.
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    Seal transmission -

    A pair of harbor seals wear satellite linked transmitters on their heads after being released into the waters of the Howe Sound in Porteau Cove, British Columbia, on Nov. 20. The seals had received months of care at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Center after being rescued from the wild. Wearing the transmitters will help track their movements after their release.
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    Turtle release -

    School children watch as volunteers of the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Center free a loggerhead sea turtle back to the Mediterranean Sea on Nov. 21 in Gaash, Israel. The turtle is one of two wounded loggerhead sea turtles that were rehabilitated at the rescue center and freed today.
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    On the hunt -

    A seahorse stalks prey just above a patch of aquatic vegetation. Close-up examination of the seahorse has shown that the cute little marine fish is a master of stealth, using special features in its head to grab its prey, scientists reported on Nov. 26.
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    A dawn stroll -

    A man walks with his horse at sunrise in Kolkata, India, on Nov. 21.
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    Looking for parents -

    A ready-for-adoption cat looks on at Villa Kitty on Nov. 26 in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. Villa Kitty was established on March 17, 2011, by Elizabeth Henzell, an Australian living in Bali, to serve as a shelter to abandoned kittens and cats in Bali.
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    Starting life -

    A young male tapir, born on Nov. 12, stands in an enclosure at the ZooParc of Beauval in Saint-Aignan, central France, on Nov. 20.
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    Taking a moment to reflect -

    African penguins are pictured at the aquarium of the Scientific Center of Kuwait on Nov. 24 in Kuwait City.
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    Show off -

    A trainer shows off his purebred Arabian horse during a beauty contest at the Jericho Equestrian Club on Nov. 22. Some 150 horses from Jordan, the West Bank and Israel took part in the 10th annual Palestinian championships for purebred Arabian horses on Friday.
    Mohamad Torokman / Reuters
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    Young friends -

    An Afghan boy holds his pet cat on a road side in Herat, Afghanistan, on Nov. 24.
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    Treading through the snow -

    Cows stand in a snow-covered field at Dun-les-Places in the Morvan Regional Natural Park in the Burgundy region of central France on Nov. 21.
    Benoit Tessier / Reuters
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    Ready for the show -

    Bertie, a red cameo cat, looks out of his cage as he waits to be judged at the Governing Council of Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' at the NEC Arena on Nov. 23 in Birmingham, England. The one-day cat show is one of the largest cat competitions in Europe with over 1,000 cats being exhibited.
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    Big baby -

    Ugandan giraffe baby Fritz stands next to his mother, Jette, on Nov. 22 at the Tierpark Zoo in Berlin. When Fritz was born on Nov. 13, he already measured 5.9 feet. Ugandan giraffes are also known as Rothschild's giraffes.
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    Looking over her child -

    Saathi, an Indian rhinoceros, stands next to her female baby, Salyane, who was born on Nov. 7 at the ZooParc of Beauval. Salyane is the first baby Indian rhino at the ZooParc of Beauval.
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    Thirst quencher -

    A monkey drinks water during the annual "monkey buffet" in Lopburi Province, near Bangkok, on Nov. 24. More than 4,400 pounds of fruits and vegetables were offered to the monkeys during the annual festival to help promote tourism in the area.
    Pornchai Kittiwongsakul / AFP - Getty Images
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    Hedgehog holding -

    A Palestinian man displays a hedgehog for sale at a weekly pet market in Gaza City on Nov. 22. Hundreds of bird fans and merchants gather every Friday to sell, buy and trade.
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    Flying forward -

    A bald eagle flies past the snow covered mountain tops above the Harrison River near Harrison Mills, British Columbia, on Nov. 21. Every year the bald eagles arrive in the Fraser Valley to feed on the salmon in the Harrison River.
    Jonathan Hayward / AP
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    Still awake -

    Tyoma, a male raccoon, looks out of his wooden refuge inside an open-air cage where he hibernates at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in Krasnoyarsk on Nov. 20. Many animals in the zoo are having difficulties hibernating due to unusually warm temperatures, employees of the zoo said.
    Ilya Naymushin / Reuters
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    Safe and sound -

    A white-handed gibbon clings to his mother, 24-year-old Phoenice, on Nov. 21, at the Philadelphia Zoo. The new arrival was born on Nov. 2 and the species is considered endangered.
    Matt Rourke / AP
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    Climbing to the top -

    A koala bear climbs a tree in its enclosure at the zoo in Dresden, eastern Germany, on Nov. 22.
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