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Pets

Fascinating fish features and more in this week's best animal tracks

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Bewildering fish

Two flowerhorn cichlids face each other through separate glass tanks at a tropical and ornamental fish exhibition in Bangkok on Oct. 8.

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Baby turtle heads to the sea

A baby sea turtle heads to the sea on Saint-Aygulf beach in southern France on Oct. 3. As a rare phenomenon, a loggerhead sea turtle laid her eggs on Saint-Aygulf beach in July and the eggs are carefully watched since then.

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Swimming turtle

A green turtle swims at Green Bay off the eastern coastal Cypriot town of Protaras on Oct. 8.

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Grazing giraffe

A giraffe looks out towards the Sydney Opera House from its enclosure at Taronga Zoo on Oct. 5. The Zoo celebrates its 100th birthday!

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Newborn elephant

One day-old Asiatic's baby elephant is pictured with its mother Tamara in their enclosure in the zoo in Prague, Czech Republic, on Oct. 8.

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Deer sees its breath

A male deer barks at dawn during the annual deer rutting season at Richmond Park in London, Britain, on October 9.

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Rehabilitated penguins

A group of African penguins swim in the sea after being released on Oct. 8 in Simonstown. These penguins were either injured or sick and rehabilitation by an organisation called SANCCOB, or the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds. The African Penguin is listed as endangered, with only approximately 2.5% of the population of 80 years ago remaining alive today.

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