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Pets & Animals

Animal Tracks: Feb. 22 - March 1

Baby boars, high-flying dogs and more of this week's Animal Tracks.

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Strolling along

Sheep graze in the town of Boquineni, Spain, on Feb. 28.

Alvaro Barrientos / AP
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Long lick

A giraffe sticks out its tongue at the Dusit Zoo in Bangkok, Thailand, on Feb. 27.

Sakchai Lalit / AP
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Un-bear-ably cute

Polar bear twins play stay close to their mother Olinka as they venture outside for the first time after three months in the maternity room at the Rotterdam Blijdorp Zoo in the Netherlands on Feb. 27.

Jerry Lampen / ANP
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What a bore!

Young boars play at the Erlebnis Bauernhof in Klaistow, Germany, on Feb. 27. The young boars are approximately a week old.

Ralf Hirschberger / DPA
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Say cheese

A French bulldog puppy named Louis is photographed by the press while attending the American Kennel Club's annoucement of the Top Breeds of 2014 in New York on Feb. 26.

Don Emmert / AFP
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Jump for it

Zack the dog leaps into the air to catch a snowball thrown by Jack Chesson, in Norfolk, Virginia on Feb. 26.

Hyunsoo Leo Kim / The Virginian-Pilot
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Hold me close

Bahati, a 27-year old gorilla, holds her newborn gorilla baby at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago on Feb. 25.

Todd Rosenber
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Precious pup

A bulldog puppy named Winter attends the American Kennel Club's annoucement of the Top Breeds of 2014 in New York on Feb. 26. The bulldog ranked fourth on the AKC list of 2014 most popular dogs in the US.

Don Emmert / AFP
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Slimy snails

Snails crawl on each other in Snails Garden, a snail farm in Poland on Feb. 25.

Tomasz Waszczuk / PAP
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Pick up

A woman is lifted by an elephant during a show at the Wild Animal Park in Shanghai on Feb. 24. The event was held to celebrate the Spring Festival which this year marks the beginning of the year of the sheep.

Johannes Eisele / AFP
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Blustery bird

A mockingbird searches for food in the snow along Little Sugar Creek Greenway in Charlotte, N.C., on Feb. 24.

John D. Simmons / The Charlotte Observer
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Canis Major from the Clinton McDonald stable enjoys a wash after a trackwork session at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia, on Feb. 24.

Vince Caligiuri / Getty Images AsiaPac
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Handle with care

A Thai snake expert holds a venomous mangrove cat-eyed snake during a snake handling show in Bangkok, Thailand, on Feb. 24.

Rungroj Yongrit / EPA
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Feeding time

Tomtits peck sunflower seeds from a manger in the village of Troitskoye, Moscow, on Feb. 23.

Yuri Kadobnov / AFP
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