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    Find two hungry hedgehogs, a sneaky snake, a lazy polar bear and more eye candy for animal lovers.

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    Cattle graze on a slightly fog covered meadow in Kirchberg, in the Austrian province of Tyrol.

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    A mantis climbs on a blooming sunflower on a farm in Kellogg, Ore. The mantis, often called the praying mantis, is an exclusively predatory insect.

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    Dogs run at Romford Greyhound Stadium in Romford, England.

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    A great white shark swims off South Australia's Neptune Islands.

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    Flood victims load a donkey onto a boat used to transport their household goods and animals through floodwaters to the village of Saeedabad in Jamshoro district, in Pakistan's Sindh province.

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    A spiderweb hangs in a cherry tree in Passau, Germany.

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  • Image: Ducks swim past as the sun starts to rise over the Reflecting Pool in front of the Washington Monument on the first weekend of fall in Washington

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    Ducks swim as the sun starts to rise over the Reflecting Pool in front of the Washington Monument on the first weekend of fall in Washington, D.C.

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  • Image: Squirrel holding a nut while sitting on a branch in the suburb of Kosovo's capital Pristina.

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    A squirrel holds a nut in its mouth while sitting on a branch of a tree in a suburb of Kosovo's capital Pristina, on 26 September 2010. Squirrels in autumn often start to collect longer lasting food such as nuts and acorns to store them for foodless days in winter times.

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    A nutria swims in a pond in Roseburg, Ore. Nutria are large rodents originally from South America.

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    A deadly Rowley Palm Pit Viper from southern Mexico, one of the rarest snakes in the world, will soon be on display in the new Reptile House at the Los Angeles Zoo.

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    Knut, the world's most famous polar bear, relaxes in his enclosure at the Berlin Zoo.

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    A paddleboat passes by as a man washes his horse in the Black Sea near Sochi in Russia.

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    A baby hedgehog walks through grass looking for something to eat on a lawn in Frankfurt, central Germany.

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    A fishing cat snarls at a private zoo run by Bangladeshi wildlife conservationist Sitesh Ranjon Deb in Sreemangol.

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    A black and white undated handout picture shows an elephant shrew that was released by The Zoological Society of London.

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  • Image: A Belgian Blue cross cow stands under a rainbow on Lurigethan mountain in the Glens of Antrim

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    A Belgian Blue cross cow stands under a rainbow on Lurigethan Mountain in the Glens of Antrim, Northern Ireland.

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