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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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