World Animal Day in pictures: Animals at play

Oct 04, 2017, 17:45 IST
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    A young oriental small-clawed otters eats a meatball in a zoo in Dresden, eastern Germany. An oriental small-clawed otter female Fussi gave birth to 3 healthy pups. Its pups now leave their burrow to explore the environment. Pic/AFP
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    An cherubic elephant looks really happy as he cools off on a hot summer day at Madrid's zoo. Pic/AFP
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    Young seals swim in their pool at the seal station in Norden, northern Germany. Pic/AFP
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    Sea turtle hatchlings head to the water after being released by volunteers at the Sea Turtle Reserve Centre in Kosgoda, some 74 kms south of Colombo. Pic/AFP
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    A squirrel rests on a tree in a park in Mainz, western Germany. Pic/AFP
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    A new born female Square-lipped Rhinoceros is seen with her six-year old-mother, Keren, at the Ramat Gan Safari zoo near Tel Aviv. Pic/AFP
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    Pink flamingos are seen pecking each other in the waters in Carnon in the south of France. Pic/AFP
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    Siberian tiger mother Betty carries one of her babies during their first outing at the zoo of Olomouc, Czech Republic, on June 30, 2015. The tiger twins were born at the zoo in May 2015. Pic/AFP
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    A lemur licks another one at the Tierpark Hellabrunn zoo in Munich, southern Germany. Pic/AFP
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    A young sloth bear eats a dandelion on May 5, 2015 at the zoo in Leipzig, eastern Germany. Pic/AFP
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    Titi monkeys eat fruit ice-cream at the zoo in Cali, Colombia. Cali's zoo gives ice-cream to animals to counteract the high temperatures in the region. Pic/AFP
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    The photo shows a panther chameleon at the Paris Zoological Park (parc zoologique de Paris), formerly known as the Bois de Vincennes Zoological Park, in Paris . The zoo reopened to the public on April 12, after 6 years of renovation work. Pic/AFP
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    A green iguana is pictured at the Haus Des Meeres building in Vienna, Austria. Haus Des Meeres, built during the World War II as one of the four Vienna’s anti aircraft gun and battle towers, hosts an Aqua-Terra Zoo where visitors also can get a view of the city from the 9th floor open air terrace. Pic/AFP
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    Cows graze on a meadow on July 17, 2015 in Saint-Martin-en-Haut near Lyon, France, during a heat wave with temperatures hitting nearly 40 degrees in the east of France. Pic/AFP
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About the Gallery

On World Animal Day on October 4, here are some of the offbeat images of animals which showcase the best of their emotions.