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Animal Photos Of The Week: Time To Warm Up For Spring

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This week has been an interesting one in the weird, wild world of animal news:

Take a look at some of this week's most stunning animal photos below, and check back next week for more news about the Animal Kingdom.
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    An egret perches on log submerged in a lake at a zoo in Dehiwala near Colombo on April 29, 2014. Sri Lanka has a rich bird life with approximately 433 species recorded. (LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A white Bengal female tiger frolics with her three cubs, who were born in captivity, at the Huachipa's zoo in Lima on April 29, 2014. (ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP/Getty Images)
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    NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Three swans stand in front of a swollen lake in Prospect Park following a day of heavy rain on May 1, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The weather system that delivered deadly tornadoes to the South and Midwest earlier this week, brought heavy rain and flooding to the New York City area. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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    A picture taken on May 2, 2014 shows a red-veined darter dragonfly in a garden close to the Israeli defence ministry in the Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv. (JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
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    MUCH HADHAM, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: Sheep stand in a field containing a sculpture by Henry Moore entitled 'Large Reclining Figure' as part of the exhibition 'Body & Void: Echoes of Moore in Contemporary Art' at The Henry Moore Foundation on April 29, 2014 in Much Hadham, England. The exhibition is the first time that contemporary artists have been shown at The Henry Moore Foundation, where Moore lived and worked until his death in 1986. Works by 18 leading contemporary artists are exhibited alongside Henry Moore's sculptures. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
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    A sun bear lies in its enclosure of the Zoologischer Garten zoo on April 17, 2014 in Berlin. (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A Common Mynah bird (Acridotheres tristis) feed her baby in a nest on a hot afternoon in Bhubaneswar on May 4, 2014. The Common Myna is native to Asia and is an important motif in Indian culture. (ASIT KUMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Birds fly as Emirati competitors sail during the 'Jenana Dhow Sailing' race as part of the al-Gharbia Watersports festival on May 2, 2014 off the coast of al-Mirfa beach, outside Abu Dhabi, in the UAE Emirate. The event, a traditional dhow boat race, runs until May 3. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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    This photo taken on May 1, 2014, shows cows in a field, near Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, northeastern France. (LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A swan and his cygnets are pictured on May 1, 2014 in Vintimille. (VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)
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    POTSDAM, GERMANY - APRIL 29: A sheep peers from behind another sheep during a protest by shepherds outside local government offices on April 29, 2014 in Potsdam, Germany. The shepherds are demanding more support from the Brandenburg state as they claim rising costs, especially for leasing grazing land, are pushing many of them towards bankruptcy. According to them the number of full time shepherds in Brandenburg has dropped from over 200 ten years ago to 77 today as few young people see a future in the traditional profession. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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    A Spot-Billed Pelican is pictured on a lake at a zoo in Dehiwala near Colombo on April 29, 2014. The Spot-billed Pelican is found in southern Asia and is considered to be 'near threatened' according to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. (LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images)

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