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    Find a hunter holds his hawk , a snow-covered pup, a hungry chimp, a merry pair of ring-tailed lemurs, plus more images of cute critters.

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    That's a Lotta snow

    A snow-covered, mixed-breed dog named Lotta, enjoys the snow in Lofer, Austria.

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    Bull's eye

    A bull moose feeds on private property along the Parks Highway outside of Ester, Alaska.

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    Watching like a hawk

    A hunter holds his hawk during an annual hunting competition in Chengelsy Gorge, Khazakhstan.

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    Tasty treat

    A chimpanzee eats watermelon as it settles into its exhibit at Sydney's Taronga Zoo. The zoo's 19 Chimpanzees have been temporarily re-settled in the orangutan exhibit while renovation work commences on their own exhibit which is due to re-open in 2011, with new features including special climbing structures and new night dens.

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    A dirty shame

    A bird flies above the polluted water of theYamuna River in New Delhi, India.

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    A bird in the hand

    A scientist holds a gyrfalcon, which grew up in captivity, in the Russian Falcon centre at the Research Institute for Nature Protection in Moscow.

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    Dealing with the deluge

    A cow crosses a flooded farm in Ibicuy, northeastern Argentina. Thousands of people were evacuated after heavy rainfall caused the overflowing of the Uruguay River.

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    Clean sweep

    Thousands of Red Sea dwarf sweepers swim on the edge of the coral reef in the depth of Ras Mohammed National Marine Park near Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt.

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    By George!

    George the great blue heron flies over the Russian River in Guerneville, Calif.

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    Blacked out

    A cat is featured at a cat exhibition in Moscow.

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    Park it

    Dogs frolic together on a sunny afternoon at a dog park in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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    A bunch of birdbrains

    Birds rest at the Hongshan Forest Zoo in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu province.

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    Quite the pair

    A baby bonobo cuddles with her mother, Kuni, at the Jacksonville Zoo in Jacksonville, Fla., as mother and daughter are shown to the public for the first time.

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    Birthday boy

    World-famous polar bear Knut stands in front of his birthday meal in the zoo in Berlin. Knut celebrated his third birthday on Dec. 5.

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    Kitty corner

    A kitten participates in a cat exibition in Moscow.

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    Fowl play

    A cape buffalo chases an oxpecker bird from its nose, in South Africa's Kruger National Park.

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    Early Christmas present

    Ring-tailed lemurs eat apples, raisins and nuts which were given to them in a Santa Claus boot at the tropical aquarium at the Hagenbeck Zoo in Hamburg, Germany.

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    Faking it

    A boy and his dog romp on the mountain side as snow blasts from snow-making equipment at Sunday River Ski Resort in Newry, Maine.

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