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    Animal Tracks: Oct. 24 - 31

    Find a swimming lion cub, a cuddly kitty, a runaway cow, a thirsty giraffe – plus more eye candy for animal lovers.

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    Lining it up

    A line of cattle walks through a foggy field near Hopkinsville, Ky. Storms passed through the area, bringing cooler temperatures and allowing fog to form in low lying areas.

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    Want a nibble?

    A man feeds a squirrel in a Moscow park..

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  • Image: A Bedouin practices falconry using bait attached to a falcon to catch other free falcons during the hunting season in central Sinai

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    Free falling

    A Bedouin practices falconry using bait attached to a falcon to catch other free falcons during the hunting season in central Sinai.

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    Hump day in the city

    Amanda Brook (C) walks a camel named Ted up Sixth Avenue past Brooks Brothers after a photo opportunity in front Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Camels, sheep, and a donkey, who are part of the cast of The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, were on display for the media.

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    Purr-fect perch

    A black cat sits atop a grave marker in the old Roanoke City graveyard in southeast Roanoke, Va.

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    Walking on water

    A tricolored heron walks in shallow water in the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in Titusville, Fla.

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    Helping hand

    Michal Emmert-Hart of Stuarts Draft, Va., takes a moment to help an eastern snapping turtle safely cross the Woodrow Wilson Parkway in Staunton, Va.

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  • Image: Rescue workers try to push a humpback whale that had became stranded back out to sea at Geriba beach in Buzios

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    Back you go

    Rescue workers try to push a humpback whale that had became stranded back out to sea at Geriba beach in Buzios, 119 miles from Rio de Janeiro. The whales migrate north from Antarctica to mate from July to November off the coast of Brazil.

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    Smooching pooch

    A South Korean woman kisses her pet dog on the mouth during a dog show in Anyang, south of Seoul.

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    Eyes so wise

    A hunting owl watches as members of the Avon Vale hunt gather in the grounds of Neston Park on the opening meet of the fox hunting season in Neston, England.

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    Sink or swim

    A young lion cub tries to swim in the moat surrounding the lion habitat at the Smithsonian Institution's National Zoo in Washington, D.C. The staff at the zoo is conducting swim tests on four cubs to ensure they can safely maneuver the moat before they are let out into the yard with their mother later this year.

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    In plane sight

    Birds that were feeding on grass near the runway, swarm upwards as a U.S. Air Force plane makes touch-and-go landings at the Fort Smith Regional Airport in Fort Smith, Ark.

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  • Image: A Humboldt penguin grabs at an apple as it bobs in its enclosure at Chester Zoo

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    Bobbing for apples

    A Humboldt penguin grabs at an apple as it floats in its enclosure at Chester Zoo, northern England. Apples with CDs attached to the bottom are being used by keepers at the zoo as part of an enrichment program.

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    Open season

    Hounds of the Avon Vale Hunt, watch from their kennels ahead of the hunt's first meet of the season in Bromham, England.

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    Cat on a track

    A cat sits on the train lines during a strike at the Athens central train station. All train services in Greece have been suspended after state railway employees launched a series of strikes against planned reforms.

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    Tree hugger

    A leopard sitting up on a tree branch next to the carcass of a Thompson's Gazelle in the Serengeti national reserve in northern Tanzania.

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    Monkeying around

    Norris Welch playfully reacts to his 7-year-old Capuchin monkey, JoJo, choking him with his tail during a portrait at the Western Carolina State Fair in Aiken, S.C.

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    Oh dear

    Pere David's deer, or milu, are seen at Shishou Pere David's Deer Nature Reserve at the Yangtze River Swan Islet in Shishou, Hubei Province, China. In the nature reserve, a wetland area of about 68.66 square kilometers, live over 300 Pere David's deer.

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    Pony up

    Exmoor ponies graze close to where the it has been reported that the 'Emperor of Exmoor' was last seen after being shot dead by an unnamed but licensed hunter in Rackenford, England. Although it has been claimed that the red deer, thought to be one of Britain's largest wild animals, was shot by trophy hunters for his antlers, no body has been seen.

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    After the storm

    Jon Kuckuck pets his shih tzu "Jack Tripper" as he waits for the insurance agent to reach his farm south of South Whitley, Ind. Kuckuck said no one was hurt when Tuesday's high winds flattened his 100-year-old barn.

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    Flame-headed frog

    The "Ranitomeya amazonica," a frog with an incredible burst of flames on its head, and contrasting water-patterned legs - is a previously unknown species announced by WWF in a new report. The frog's main habitat is near the Iquitos area in the region of Loreto, Peru.

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    Dogs in charge

    Huskies pull a cyclist during the international sled dog race in the Kneggelse bossen in Veldhoven, Netherlands.

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    Tick talk

    A red-billed oxpecker searches for ticks on a donkey inside an enclosure at the Mokopane Biodiversity Conservation Centre in Mokopane, South Africa.

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    Nap time

    A dog sleeps on the table above a flooded street at Ko Kret island, Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand.

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    Whisker to whisker

    One of ten orphaned pet cats snuggles up to his owner Lateef Jassim, 32, at his music shop and home, in the Karada district of the capital Baghdad.

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    In bloom

    A container full of fall mums makes a colorful back drop for a green praying mantis as it sits motionless waiting for a passing meal in Springfield, Ohio.

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    Under cover

    A dachshund hides underneath a car in Schalkemuehle, Germany.

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    Stopping to sip

    A giraffe bends to drink from a puddle on a road in the Serengeti national reserve in northern Tanzania.

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    Moo-ving fast

    Bruce Smith chases down a wayward cow headed east on Broadway Street in Hannibal, Mo.

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