07/23/2010 03:39 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Animal Photos Of The Week

We at HuffPost Green find that there is no better way to relax and enjoy your weekend than kicking back with some totally awesome animal pics.

We've rounded up this week's most amazing critter shots for you to check out in our Big Shots slideshow -- from baby monkeys and penguins, and dogs wearing hats and sunglasses, to birds nabbing a bite off a cafe patron's plate, and polar bears cooling off in the heat, here are 15 fantastic photos you may have missed these last seven days.

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Week In Animals 7/23