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    Animal Tracks: October 11th - 18th

    Pumpkin carving the chimp way in this week's best animal photos!

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    The eye of the elephant beholder

    Female elephant Mo Mo stands during a ceremony to mark her 62nd birthday at the Yangon Zoological Gardens Sunday, Oct. 18th in Yangon, Myanmar. The pachyderm originally from Myanmar’s eastern Kayah state was brought to the zoo in 1961 when she was seven-year-old. Mo Mo is one of the most popular animals at the more than 100-year-old zoo and she entertains children by her weekly performances.

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    Refecting with a penguin

    A young visitor is reflected in the glass as she watches penguins swim at the Zoo in Berlin on October 18th. The German capital saw temperatures rising into the double figures with some sun after a week with unseasonal cold weather and rain.

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    Birthday hangover I guess

    Two day old newly born Malayan tapir at the zoo in Prague, Czech Republic, October 16th. The baby Malayan tapir was born the day before.

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    Next I'll teach you to trick or treat

    This baby chimp looks up as another chimp carries a pumpkin during Smashing Pumpkins at the Detroit Zoo, Wednesday, Oct. 14th, in Royal Oak, Mich. The event is part of the zoo’s “comprehensive program of ensuring environments for animals that are ever changing and appropriately complex,” according to zoo officials.

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    This is organic right?!

    A keeper feeds a four-week-old jaguar while presenting it to the media, at a zoo in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, October 14th.

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    Working on that roar

    A young lion snarls in Basel zoo, Switzerland, October 14th. Zoo Basel supports the Big Life Foundation, which works in the Amboseli-Tsavo ecosystem in Kenya to protect the Lions. The Zoo is also a participant in the EAZA Endangered Species Breeding Programme for African Lions.

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    "Help! I'm drowning!"

    A handout picture made available by Wild Life Sydney Zoo shows a Saltwater Crocodile named Rex enjoying his first meal since coming out of hibernation at the Wild Life Sydney Zoo in Sydney, Australia, October 14th. The 55-year-old reptile dined on chicken in the Darling Harbour attraction's Kakadu Gorge exhibit.

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    Jeez, easy on the carbs

    Walrus baby "Loki" relaxes next to her mother Polosa in the Hagenbeck zoo, Hamburg, northern Germany on October 13th.

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