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A striped raccoon and 19 more of the this week's best animal photos

A raccoon
A raccoon is pictured on November 5, 2013 in their enclosure at the zoo in Hof, Germany. AFP PHOTO / DPA / DAVID EBENER /GERMANY OUTDAVID EBENER/AFP/Getty ImagesDavid Ebener / AFP - Getty Images
From a striped raccoon to a slimy snail, get your cuteness fix with irresistible photos of creatures great and small.