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Animal Tracks: Feb. 28 - March 6

From deer in the snow, to lazing locusts, get your cuteness fix with creatures great and small.

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Image: One month old male triplet bilby joeys make their first appearance at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast

Happy hoppers

One month-old male triplet bilby joeys make their first appearance at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast, Queensland, on March 6. The Bilby, a nocturnal marsupial, is listed as endangered in Queensland and a vulnerable nationally.

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Ribbit!

A wild Pacific tree frog extends his vocal sack as he croaks his mating call while floating in a seasonal pond on a private farm near Roseburg, Ore., on March 2. Pacific tree frogs are also known as Pacific chorus frogs. Their "ribbit, ribbit, ribbit" song is a familiar evening sound along Pacific coast from northern California to British Columbia.

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This astonishingly adorable polar bear cub lives at the Buffalo Zoo in Western New York, where zoo officials are shouting a message from the rooftops: Help us keep polar bears in Buffalo!

Little white bundle of love

A polar bear cub is photographed by the Buffalo Zoo on March 1.The cub was born on November 27th to mother Anana, sired by Nanuq, and has been hand raised by the Zoo’s veterinary technician and keeper staff. Though the cub is currently too small to go on exhibit for the public, she is visible within the zoo on a closed-circuit television.

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Swimming along

A male Atlantic bottlenose dolphin calf swims with his mother, Kendall, at Discovery Cove in Orlando, Florida, on March 4. The calf was born on February 25, and now weighs approximately 44 pounds and is 44 inches long. This is Kendall’s fourth birth and the 26th dolphin born at Discovery Cove since the park opened in 2000.

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Hey, what's this on my head?

A female Bornean orangutan named Dam is seen with her newborn son Veera at the Singapore Zoo on March 6. Veera was born on January 21 at the zoo.

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Image: Locusts rest on a branch near Kmehin in Israel's Negev desert

Lazing locusts

Locusts rest on a branch in Israel's Negev Desert on March 5.

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Cooling off

A mahout receives a dousing from his elephant on March 5, ahead of the tourist season, when they provide rides to visitors at the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary near Guwahati, India.

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Image: Spring is in the air

Just jumping around

A happy lamb jumps in a field near Berkel en Rodenrijs, the Netherlands, on March 4. Due to the nice spring weather the sheep were released from their barn earlier than usual.

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Spring return

A white stork flaps its wings on a field in Bad Freienwalde, eastern Germany, on March 4, after returning from its wintering areas.

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Image: A dog belonging to Petit's team awaits the re-start of the Iditarod dog sled race in Willow

Team player

A dog awaits the restart of the Iditarod dog sled race in Willow, Alaska, on March 3. From Willow, the race runs for almost 1,000 miles, crossing the state.

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Adorable ape

Team leader Ron Evans stretches a baby gorilla named Gladys the way a mother western lowland gorilla would with her young, at a zoo in Texas on March 1. The baby gorilla was born on Jan. 29 to a first-time mother who wouldn't care for her. Zoo workers and volunteers are acting as surrogate mothers to prepare the baby to be introduced to two female gorillas at the Cincinnati Zoo.

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Wide-eyed

A Scottish fold cat seems to not enjoy all the attention it is getting at the Shanghai Pet Fair in China on March 3.

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Image: Zoo looks for name for tapir offspring

Tapir toddler

Malayan tapir 'Laila' watches her male offspring nibbling on leaves at their enclosure at the zoo in Leipzig, Germany, on March 2.

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Hitching a ride

Indonesian dog lover Handoko Njotokusumo and Ace ride through traffic during their weekend joy ride in Surabaya, Indonesia, on March 2.

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Dog hopping

A dog runs in an obstacle race at the Shanghai Pet Fair on March 1 in China.

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Image: Red Deer behind snowy Hill

Coming 'round the mountain

A red deer couple stands in a wildlife enclosure on the Pfaender mountain near Bregenz, Austria, on March 1.

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Tiny turtle

An Indonesian worker holds a sea turtle hatchling at a conservation center in Serangan, Indonesia, on March 1.

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All eyes ahead

An eagle owl is seen at the Schwarze Berge wildlife park in Hamburg, northern Germany, on February 28.

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Face palm

An oriental small-clawed otter plays in its enclosure at the Schwarze Berge wildlife park in Hamburg, northern Germany, on February 28. All of the park's animals were counted, measured and weighed during an annual inventory.

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