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Image: A veterinarian holds Freddy, a pygmy anteater at the zoo park Huachipa during a press presentation in Lima

Pets

Tiny anteater and more in this week's best animal pictures

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Image: Freddy, a pygmy anteater is shown at the zoo park Huachipa during a press presentation in Lima

Pygmy anteater

Freddy, a pygmy anteater, is shown at the Huachipa Zoo during a press presentation in Lima on Oct. 20.

GUADALUPE PARDO / Reuters
Image: Terrier puppy wears a pirate costume during 'A Petrifiying Trail Pet' costume party at a mall in Pasay city

Dressed up pup

A Terrier puppy wears a pirate costume during A Petrifiying Trail" pet costume party at a mall in Pasay, a city in the Philippines, on Oct. 23.

ROMEO RANOCO / Reuters
Image: Kirin, a seven-year-old male Amur (Far Eastern) leopard, yawns inside an open-air cage at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Krasnoyarsk

Yawning leopard

Kirin, a 7-year-old male Amur leopard, yawns inside an open-air cage at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Russia on Oct. 21.

ILYA NAYMUSHIN / Reuters
Image: Khan, a five-year-old male White Bengal tiger, looks on inside an open-air cage at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Krasnoyarsk

White Bengal tiger

Khan, a 5-year-old male white Bengal tiger, looks on inside an open-air cage at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Russia on Oct. 21.

ILYA NAYMUSHIN / Reuters
Image: FILES-US-CHINA-ANIMAL-PANDA

Lounging panda

This photo shows giant panda Bao Bao climbing a tree during on her first birthday celebration at the National Zoo in Washington, DC. The 3-year-old giant panda is moving to China within the first few months of 2017 to enter the its panda breeding program. All panda cubs born at the zoo move to China by the time they turn 4.

MANDEL NGAN / AFP - Getty Images
Image: GERMANY-ANIMALS-PELICANS

Sunbathing pelican

A pelican stands in the sun in itsenclosure at the Hagenbeck zoo in Hamburg, Germany, on Oct. 23.

AXEL HEIMKEN / AFP - Getty Images
Image: Kirin, a seven-year-old male Amur (Far Eastern) leopard, growls inside an open-air cage at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Krasnoyarsk

Far eastern leopard

Kirin, a 7-year-old male Amur leopard, growls inside an open-air cage at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Russia on Oct. 21.

ILYA NAYMUSHIN / Reuters
Image: CHINA-FOOD-HAIRY-CRABS

Hairy crab

A crab farmer is shown holding a hairy crab at his breeding farm on Yangcheng Lake in China on Oct. 18. Autumn is believed to be the best season for eating and harvesting hairy crabs, which are regarded as a delicacy in Shanghai and neighbouring provinces.

JOHANNES EISELE / AFP - Getty Images
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