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    Baby elephant and more in this week's best animal photos

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    Baby elephant playing in Germany -

    Baby elephant Ayo plays in his paddling pool at the Bergzoo zoo in eastern Germany on August 21. Ayo was born at the zoo on August 3.

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  • Tiger in France

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    This picture taken shows a young tiger in southeastern France on August 18. Thin and undernourished upon its arrival on June 18th, the tiger has become a big four-month-old "kitten" of several dozens kilograms.

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    Gorilla in France -

    This picture shows Gincko, a 14-year-old male gorilla, in southeastern France on August 18.

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    Bald eagle in Germany -

    A bald eagle prepares to land at a falconry in Wilhelmskirch in southern Germany on August 20.

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    Giraffes in Berlin -

    Two giraffes stand together in their enclosure at the zoo in Berlin on August 18.

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    Seal at the Central Park Zoo -

    A seal stays cool in the water on a hot afternoon at the Central Park Zoo in New York City on August 18.

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