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    Image: A veterinarian holds Freddy, a pygmy anteater at the zoo park Huachipa during a press presentation in Lima

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  • Image: Freddy, a pygmy anteater is shown at the zoo park Huachipa during a press presentation in Lima

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    Freddy, a pygmy anteater, is shown at the Huachipa Zoo during a press presentation in Lima on Oct. 20.

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  • Image: Terrier puppy wears a pirate costume during 'A Petrifiying Trail Pet' costume party at a mall in Pasay city

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    A Terrier puppy wears a pirate costume during A Petrifiying Trail" pet costume party at a mall in Pasay, a city in the Philippines, on Oct. 23.

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  • Image: Kirin, a seven-year-old male Amur (Far Eastern) leopard, yawns inside an open-air cage at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Krasnoyarsk

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    Kirin, a 7-year-old male Amur leopard, yawns inside an open-air cage at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Russia on Oct. 21.

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  • Image: Khan, a five-year-old male White Bengal tiger, looks on inside an open-air cage at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Krasnoyarsk

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    Khan, a 5-year-old male white Bengal tiger, looks on inside an open-air cage at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Russia on Oct. 21.

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    This photo shows giant panda Bao Bao climbing a tree during on her first birthday celebration at the National Zoo in Washington, DC. The 3-year-old giant panda is moving to China within the first few months of 2017 to enter the its panda breeding program. All panda cubs born at the zoo move to China by the time they turn 4.

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    A pelican stands in the sun in itsenclosure at the Hagenbeck zoo in Hamburg, Germany, on Oct. 23.

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  • Image: Kirin, a seven-year-old male Amur (Far Eastern) leopard, growls inside an open-air cage at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Krasnoyarsk

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    Kirin, a 7-year-old male Amur leopard, growls inside an open-air cage at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Russia on Oct. 21.

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    A crab farmer is shown holding a hairy crab at his breeding farm on Yangcheng Lake in China on Oct. 18. Autumn is believed to be the best season for eating and harvesting hairy crabs, which are regarded as a delicacy in Shanghai and neighbouring provinces.

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