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    Animal Tracks: Oct. 30 - Nov. 6

    From a striped raccoon to a slimy snail, get your cuteness fix with irresistible photos of creatures great and small.

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    A coypu cools off in the water at the zoo in Hof, Germany, on Nov. 5.

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    A raccoon takes a walk around the zoo in Hof, Germany, on Nov. 5.

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    A snowy owl sits in the zoological garden in Hof, Germany, on Nov. 5.

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    Koola, an 18-year-old western lowland gorilla, cuddles with her newborn female infant at Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill. on Nov. 4.

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    Brown bears Vanya, left, and Misha play at Poznan's Zoo, Poland on Nov. 4.

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    A pigeon lands on a boy's head in the flooded Saint Mark's Square in Venice, Italy on Nov. 4.

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    A Pacific sideband snail inches over a mushroom growing on a damp forested hillside in the Coast Range mountains near Elkton, Oregon, on Nov. 2.

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    Cats sit in their costumes at an international cat exhibition in Neuhausen, Switzerland, on Nov. 2.

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    Red deer graze in Glen Etive, Scotland, on Nov. 1.

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    A Nepalese police officer sprinkles flower petals on a dog at Nepal's Central Police Dog Training School as part of the Tihar Festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Nov. 2.

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    Pelicans silhouetted by a setting sun fly as they look for fish along the California coastline near Leucadia, Calif., on Nov. 1.

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    A bison is seen in a forest in the Nalibokskaya Pushcha Reserve in Minsk, Belarus, on Nov. 1.

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    A stick insect sits on a visitor's hand at the pet fair in Berlin, Germany, on Nov. 1.

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    A group of common Myna and a Cattle Egret birds sit on top of a rhinoceros inside the Kaziranga National Park in India, on Nov. 1.

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    Young elephant Kyan celebrates his first birthday in Amersfoort Zoo, in The Netherlands, on Nov. 1.

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    A newborn Hartmann's Mountain zebra walks around with his mother in the Zoo of the Parc de la Tete d'Or in Lyon, France, on Oct. 31.

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    Hounds of The Cheshire Forest Hunt push their snouts through the bars of their kennels as they eagerley await their morning walk in preparation for the start of the new hunting season on Oct. 31 in Knutsford, England.

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    Huntsman Andrew German of The Cheshire Forest Hunt exercises his hounds in the countryside in preparation for the start of the new hunting season on Oct. 31 in Knutsford, England.

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    A squirrel eats bread in a park in Moscow, Russia, on Oct. 31.

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    A two-month old Panda gets weight at the Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria, on Oct. 31. The Panda is the son of Yang Yang and is about 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms).

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