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06/08/2014 01:27 pm ET Updated Jun 08, 2014

Animal Photos Of The Week: Time To Enjoy The Summer

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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    Gerlie, a Philippine eagle, is seen in a government wildlife centre in Manila on June 6, 2014, as the government celebrates the 16th Philippine Eagle Week from June 4-10. The 34-year-old eagle is still kept at the centre as she is blind in one eye after being hit by a slingshot. Gerlie was rescued by the centre when she was just about three years old and weighed approximately six-kilos with a height of one metre and a wing span of two metres. (JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)
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    An Indian forest guard keeps watch as a wild elephant looks on near the Mechi River, the border of India and Nepal, some 56 kms from Siliguri on June 8, 2014. Indian forest guards, along with local villagers, used firecrackers to scare away the wild elephants, following the sighting of the herd which created unease among local villagers. Human-elephant conflicts are on the rise in India as villagers and farmers encroach on the natural habitats of pachyderms. (DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP/Getty Images)
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    ELMONT, NY - JUNE 06: A horse warms up on the track at Belmont Park on June 6, 2014 in Elmont, New York. On Saturday, June 7, California Chrome will attempt to win the triple crown with a win in the Belmont Stakes. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Cats lay on a fence of patrol service regiment of the National Guard of Ukraine based in eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk after pro-Russian militants seized the building. The militants were firing from residential buildings and areas with the use of heavy weapons. After the 10-hour combat Ukrainian troops left the unit as the bullets and the ammunition run out. Three Ukrainian soldiers were wounded during the assault. (SERGEY GAPON/AFP/Getty Images)
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    LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 03: A Gentoo Penguin chick is held before its weighed at The Sea Life London Aquarium on June 3, 2014 in London, England. The SEA LIFE London Aquarium today proudly introduced its very first Gentoo Penguin chick as the team gave the tiny new arrival a routine weigh-in. The youngster, who weighted in today at 600g, was born to proud parents Arnie and Luna two weeks ago, and they've been carefully caring for it ever since, under the watchful eye of expert aquarists at the attraction. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
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    A peacock is flourished on its colors in the 'Magan Zoo Abony', a private zoo of Abony town, about 90 kilometres east of Budapest on June 3, 2014. (ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Two eight-week old white lion cubs, Mombasa and Nala play intheir new home in Abony, Hungary on June 3, 2014. The brother and sister lions, one of the rarest animals on the planet, were born April 1, 2014 in northern Italy but were brought last month to a private zoo in Abony, 90 kilometres east of Budapest. (ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Pet dogs with sunglasses sit in the front basket of a motorcycle as people commute on a main road in Bangkok on June 3, 2014. (CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/Getty Images)
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    In this photo taken on June 3, 2014, a herd of wild elephants roams in the Kalabari forest close to the village of Naxalbari, close to the India-Nepal border some 50 kms from Siliguri. Indian forest guards and local villagers use firecrackers to scare away wild elephants, following the sighting of a herd, creating unease among local villagers. Man-elephant conflicts are on the rise in India as villagers and farmers encroach on the natural habitats of pachyderms, with villagers erecting electric fencing to protect their crops from foraging pachyderms. Asian elephants are listed as endangered - as the human population increases, the elephants' natural habitat is destroyed and they are forced to live in the farming areas where they can cause damage to crops. (DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A herd of wild elephants is pictured as they cross the Mechi River, the border of India and Nepal, some 56 kms from Siliguri on June 8, 2014. Indian forest guards, along with local villagers, used firecrackers to scare away the wild elephants, following the sighting of the herd which created unease among local villagers. Human-elephant conflicts are on the rise in India as villagers and farmers encroach on the natural habitats of pachyderms. (DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP/Getty Images)
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    ABYANEH, IRAN - JUNE 03: A donkey stands amongst traditional mud brick homes on June 3, 2014 in the ancient mountain village of Abyaneh, Iran. Iran on June 4, will mark the 25th anniversary of the death of the Ayatollah Khomeini and his legacy of the Islamic Revolution. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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    Geese fly over the Commodore Barry Bridge in Chester, Pennsylvania, on June 2, 2014. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A vulture drinks water from a hole in a patch of grass as temperatures in the Indian capital rose above 46 degrees celsius in New Delhi on June 6, 2014. Unrelenting heat persisted in New Delhi a day after the city recorded its highest temperatures of the season at 46.6 degrees celsius. (RAVEENDRAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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