Pets

See the playful animals making us smile in this week's Animal Tracks

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Image: EL SALVADOR-ANIMALS-BENGAL TIGERS

A 45-day-old bengal tiger cub is pictured at the Wild Shelter Foundation in Jayaque, San Salvador, on Jan. 31. Four bengal tiger cubs, an endangered species, were successfully born through normal delivery at FURESA animals shelter.

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Image: EL SALVADOR-ANIMALS-BENGAL TIGERS

A 45-day-old bengal tiger cub (Panthera Tigris Tigris), is pictured at the Wild Shelter Foundation (FURESA) in Jayaque, 40 kilometres west of San Salvador, on January 31, 2017. Four bengal tiger cubs, an endangered species, successfully born through normal delivery at FURESA animals shelter. / AFP PHOTO / Marvin RECINOSMARVIN RECINOS/AFP/Getty Images
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A hedgehog breeder and trainer in Gardner, Massachusetts, holds a pet hedgehog at her home. Maine middle schoolers dreaming of keeping hedgehogs as pets asked a legislative committee on Jan. 31 at the Statehouse in Augusta, Maine, if the state could ease restrictions on owning the animals, which now require two different permits.

Steven Senne / AP
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A hippopotamus swims in the zoo in Berlin on Jan. 28.

MAURIZIO GAMBARINI / AFP - Getty Images
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Image: Giant Panda Yang Yang touches a snowman in her enclosure at Schoenbrunn zoo in Vienna

Giant Panda Yang Yang touches a snowman in her enclosure at Schoenbrunn zoo in Vienna, Austria, on Feb. 2.

HEINZ-PETER BADER / Reuters
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Image: Corbin Maxey on the Today Show, February 1, 2017.

Wildlife expert Corbin Maxey brings colorful, exotic birds to TODAY, including an owl chick, an aracari, a silvery cheeked hornbill and more.

Nathan Congleton / TODAY
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