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    A 45-day-old bengal tiger cub is pictured at the Wild Shelter Foundation in Jayaque, San Salvador, on Jan. 31. Four bengal tiger cubs, an endangered species, were successfully born through normal delivery at FURESA animals shelter.

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    A hedgehog breeder and trainer in Gardner, Massachusetts, holds a pet hedgehog at her home. Maine middle schoolers dreaming of keeping hedgehogs as pets asked a legislative committee on Jan. 31 at the Statehouse in Augusta, Maine, if the state could ease restrictions on owning the animals, which now require two different permits.

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    A hippopotamus swims in the zoo in Berlin on Jan. 28.

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  • Image: Giant Panda Yang Yang touches a snowman in her enclosure at Schoenbrunn zoo in Vienna

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    Giant Panda Yang Yang touches a snowman in her enclosure at Schoenbrunn zoo in Vienna, Austria, on Feb. 2.

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  • Image: Corbin Maxey on the Today Show, February 1, 2017.

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    Wildlife expert Corbin Maxey brings colorful, exotic birds to TODAY, including an owl chick, an aracari, a silvery cheeked hornbill and more.

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