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05/11/2014 02:39 pm ET Updated May 11, 2014

Animal Photos Of The Week: Happy Mother's Day

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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    A group of wild macaque monkeys eat rice left by people in Kuala Lumpur on May 6, 2014. The monkeys are commonly found living on scraps in the suburbs of the Malaysian capital. (MOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Pigeons take flight at the shrine of Sufi saint Hazrat Bahauddin Zakaria in Multan on May 11, 2014. The Pakistan met office has forecast partly cloudy weather with chances a dust-thunderstorm and light rain for the city and its suburbs as the maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded as 37.4 and 23.2 degrees centigrade respectively. (FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP/Getty Images)
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    FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - MAY 08: A Sumatra orang utan poses for a foto at Zoo Frankfurt on May 8, 2014 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Zoo in Frankfurt is the 2nd oldest in Germany and holds about 4500 individuals from about 500 animals species. (Photo by Hannelore Foerster/Getty Images)
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    A European hoverfly Eristalinus aeneus collects nectar on a bud of a cherry tree in Moscow, on May 10, 2014 in Moscow. (YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A woman presents dachshund dogs, also known as sausage dogs, during a dog show at the 'Hund & Katz' pets fair on May 11, 2014 in Dortmund, western Germany. The international dogs and cats show was running from May 9-11, 2014. (PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A flock of pigeons gather to drink as sprinklers water the lawn at a park in Multan on May 11, 2014. The Pakistan met office has forecast partly cloudy weather with chances a dust-thunderstorm and light rain for the city and its suburbs as the maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded as 37.4 and 23.2 degrees centigrade respectively. (FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP/Getty Images)
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    FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - MAY 08: Chilean Flamingos at Zoo Frankfurt on May 8, 2014 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Zoo in Frankfurt is the 2nd oldest in Germany and holds about 4500 individuals from about 500 animals species. (Photo by Hannelore Foerster/Getty Images)
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    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - MAY 10: A dragonfly sits on a gallery rope during the third round of THE PLAYERS Championship on the stadium course at TPC Sawgrass on May 10, 2014 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
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    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - MAY 10: A bald eagle soars over the golf course during the third round of THE PLAYERS Championship on the stadium course at TPC Sawgrass on May 10, 2014 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
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    A bee collects pollen from a cherry blossom in Moscow, on May 10, 2014. (YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A picture taken on May 10, 2014 shows a seagull in Le Treport, northern France. The small town of 5,000 inhabitants, which has developed a tourism linked to fishing, fears that the future of the giant wind park off the coast of Le Treport, will mark the economic death of its fishing activity. (CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images)
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    FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - MAY 08: A small spectacled bear at Zoo Frankfurt on May 8, 2014 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Zoo in Frankfurt is the 2nd oldest in Germany and holds about 4500 individuals from about 500 animals species. (Photo by Hannelore Foerster/Getty Images)
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    A group of wild macaque monkeys eat rice left by people in Kuala Lumpur on May 6, 2014. The monkeys are commonly found living on scraps in the suburbs of the Malaysian capital. (MOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - MAY 08: A Meercat at Zoo Frankfurt on May 8, 2014 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Zoo in Frankfurt is the 2nd oldest in Germany and holds about 4500 individuals from about 500 animals species. (Photo by Hannelore Foerster/Getty Images)
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    BADMINTON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 08: A close up of Annie Clover riden by Nicola Wilson of Great Britain during the dressage section of the Badminton Horse Trials on May 8, 2014 in Badminton, Gloucestershire. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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    NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: An Orange Oriole is viewed during one of the best months for bird watching on May 7, 2014 at Prospect Park in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Hundreds of bird watchers or 'birders' congregate in Prospect Park and Manhattan's central Park for the annual migration of birds that occurs each Spring. Despite its urban environment, New York City is located at a geographic nexus of the Atlantic Flyway bird migration route which results in over 200 different species of birds frequenting the New York City metropolitan area. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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    BAD BERLEBURG, GERMANY - MAY 05: A young bull of a herd of eight European bison graze in the Rothaargebirge mountain on May 5, 2014 near Bad Berleburg, Germany. The herd is a project of Wisent Welt Wittgenstein, a government-funded initiative that last year released the herd in an effort to restock the bison in the wild. European bison were once plentiful across Europe and Russia, though their numbers were decimated nearly to extinction by hunting and habitat encroachment. (Photo by Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images)
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    BAD BERLEBURG, GERMANY - MAY 05: A herd of eight European bison graze in the Rothaargebirge mountain range on May 5, 2014 near Bad Berleburg, Germany. The herd is a project of Wisent Welt Wittgenstein, a government-funded initiative which last year released the herd in an effort to restock the bison in the wild. European bison were once plentiful across Europe and Russia, though their numbers were decimated to near extinction by hunting and habitat encroachment. (Photo by Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images)

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