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    Employees present a newborn male and two female lion cubs to the public at the city zoo in Saint Petersburg, on April, 22, 2016.

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    A tapir calf rejected and abandoned by its mother is pictured at the National Zoo in Managua, Nicaragua April 21th.

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    Employees present a newborn male (R) and two female lion cubs to the public at the city zoo in Saint Petersburg, on April, 22, 2016. The animals were born on March 15th.

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    A spider monkey called "Erica" hangs from a rope at the shelter for rescued animals at the National Zoo in Managua, 20 km southeast of the Nicaraguan capital, on April 22nd. Nicaragua's zoo, with over 400 animals of various species, is going through a financial crisis and is having problems to protect and conserve wildlife under their protection, sources said that center.

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    A crowned Crane is pictured on April 23rd at Dresden's zoo. 

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    Shinda, a western lowland gorilla, holds her newborn baby in its enclosure at Prague Zoo, Czech Republic, April 24th.

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    Judge Gene Darrah inspects King of Hearts, a male Maine Coon, during the 27th annual Cat Fanciers Association All-Breed Cat show at JMC Ice Arena in Erie, Pa. on, Saturday, April 23rd. King of Hearts is owned by Michelle Chaffee of Cleveland, Ohio. 

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    A security officer with a sniffer dog checks the red carpet ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama visit to Hanover, Germany April 24th.

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    An Indian elephant takes a dust bath amid rising temperatures at Zirakpur Chattbira Zoo some 13kms from Chandigarh on April 18th.

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    Mammals keeper Kylie Hackshall gets close to a baby spotted-tail quoll at WILD LIFE Sydney. Scientists have come up with a new way of saving Australia's native fauna by teaching threatened quolls -- a popular furry marsupial -- to steer clear of deadly cane toads.

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