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    Lion cubs practice roaring in this week's best animal pictures

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    Practice makes perfect -

    One of four white lion babies tries to roar as it sits on the back of its mother Kiara at the zoo in Magdeburg, Germany, on March 2. The cubs were born at the zoo 6 weeks ago.

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    Ever roar so hard you start yawning?

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    Keepers weighed the three males and one female and carried out health checks on the cubs. The cubs weighed between 17 and 25 pounds each and have developed splendidly.

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    Don't wake the sleeping babies!

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    Walking is hard sometimes (especially when you're 4 days old) -

    A 4-day-old unnamed female baby elephant lays down under its mother in the Kaeng Krachan Elephant Park at the zoo in Zurich, Switzerland, on Feb. 28.

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    This works, too.

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  • Image: Female Polar bear cub Nanuq is pictured with its mother Sesi during her first presentation to the public at the zoo of Mulhouse

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    Cub's debut -

    Female polar bear cub Nanuq ("polar bear" in the Inuit language), who was born on Nov. 7, 2016, is seen with its mother Sesi during her first presentation to the public to mark International Polar Bear Day at the Mulhouse Zoological and Botanical Park in France on Feb. 27.

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    Ever wonder what a baby pelican looks like? -

    A baby rosy pelican is pictured at the zoo in Stralsund, Germany, on Feb. 27.

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    Nature up close is beautiful -

    A bee collects pollen from a blooming crocus in Freiburg, Germany, on March 2.

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    And sometimes it's best to look at nature from far away -

    A crocodile is seen taking a sun bath at the Park Belvedere in Tunis, Tunisia, on March 2.

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