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Check out this selection of creatures great and small, and then visit our Animal Tracks archive here to dive into the years of slideshows that led up to this blog - beginning with the week of June 27 - July 5, 2011.
A snowy owl fledgling (Nyclea scandiaca), born a month ago, sits in his enclosure in the zoo of Hanover, northern Germany on Tuesday July 5, 2011.
A snowy owl fledgling (Nyclea scandiaca), born a month ago, sits in his enclosure in the zoo of Hanover, northern Germany on Tuesday July 5, 2011.Stefan Simonsen / AP

Check out this selection of creatures great and small, and then visit our Animal Tracks archive here to dive into the years of slideshows that led up to this blog - beginning with the week of June 27 - July 5, 2011.

A snowy owl fledgling (Nyclea scandiaca), born a month ago, sits in his enclosure in the zoo of Hanover, northern Germany on Tuesday July 5, 2011.Stefan Simonsen / AP
A horse sports a red white and blue hat while participating in a Fourth of July parade Monday, July 4, 2011, in Alameda, Calif.Ben Margot / AP
Yoda reaches out for her victory trophy after winning the 2011 World's Ugliest Dog Contest on Friday, June 24, 2011, in Petaluma, Calif. A 14-year-old Chinese Crested and Chihuahua mix, Yoda took home $1000 and a plethora of pet perks during the event at the Sonoma-Marin Fair.Noah Berger / AP
A Koala joey named 'Boonda' clings to his mother 'Elle' as they sit in their enclosure at Wildlife World in Sydney June 28, 2011. The zoo plans to launch a fund raising program to help conserve the iconic Australian marsupial which faces threats from habitat reduction and disease.Tim Wimborne / Reuters
A ladybug climbs on a daisy blooming along Highway 138 near Sutherlin, Ore., on Monday, June 27, 2011. Thousands of wild daisies grow along the roadside in the area.Robin Loznak for msnbc.com
A Linnaeus two-toed sloth (Choloepus didactylus) is seen at a zoological park in Managua June 27, 2011. Nicaragua is hosting the first regional workshop of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.Oswaldo Rivas / Reuters