A baby giraffe, only a few days old, stands next to her mother Santana in an enclosure at the Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden on February 24, 2012. The 170 cm tall baby giraffe was born a week ago.
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An animal vendor rides a motorcycle with rabbits strapped on the backseat along a street in downtown Shanghai on Feb. 16, 2012.
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A young gray seal appears in partly frozen water at a breeding station for seals in Friedrichskoog, northern Germany, on February 9, 2012. Six gray seals are currently kept at the breeding station.
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Men washed elephants for the Perahera Festival in a pool in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, Feb. 6. Dozens of elephants will participate in a procession of traditional dancers, fire twirlers and musicians.
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Activists from the animal rights group AnimaNaturalis lie covered in red paint mimicking blood, in protest against bullfighting in Mexico City February 5, 2012.
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Thousands of fish floated near the surface of the water at the Divor Dam in Arraiolos, Portugal, Tuesday, Jan. 31. The water level is low due to a lack of rain.
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A one-year old baby elephant named Dinkar enjoys the foot massage, as a keeper cares for the sensitive skin of his foot at the zoo in Hanover, central Germany, on January 31, 2012.
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Paramilitary soldiers from India’s Border Security Force played music during a Republic Day parade in New Delhi Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012.
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