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    Two lion cubs are presented to the press on May 6, 2016 at the zoo in Magdeburg, eastern Germany.

    Two fuzzy friends and more in this week's best animal photos

    Two fuzzy friends and more in this week's best animal photos

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    Monkey business -

    A newborn orang utang rests on his mother's chest on May 7th, one week after his birth at the Amneville zoo, eastern France.

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    Bird brain -

    This photo shows a lovebird parrot in Bangkok. Every Sunday as the sun sets, dozens of bird lovers gather at Sanam Luang park in downtown Bangkok. Members of The Independent Flying Club of Thailand are parrot enthusiasts who socialise and train their pets with whistle commands at weekends in front of The Grand Palace. They believe in letting the birds fly free and are against the practice of clipping wings which is prevalent in commercial birdkeeping around the world.

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    Why did the hare cross the road? -

    A hare hops across the road near Reitwein, northeastern Germany, on May 6th.

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    That's the spot -

    An Old English Bulldog is presented during the "Hund & Katz" (Dog and Cat) pet fair on May 6th in Dortmund, western Germany.

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    Two best buds -

    Two lion cubs are presented to the press on May 6th at the zoo in Magdeburg, eastern Germany. The cubs were born on April 26, 2016.

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    Is it hot out here or just me? -

    In this handout picture received on May 6, 2016 a group of Saharan Addax antelope walk across the sands of the Tin Toumma desert, some 370 Kms north of Diffa in South East Niger.

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  • Image: A veterinarian oscults a two-week old penguin at the Paris Zoological Park in the Bois de Vincennes east of Paris

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    Thirsty? -

    A veterinarian oscults a two-week old penguin at the Paris Zoological Park in the Bois de Vincennes east of Paris, France, May 6th.

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