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I am a spunky guy who will need a lot of patience and attention!
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So, what treats will we find in our Christmas stocking?
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Goldy provides a little stress relief during finals week.
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This giant sea turtle was wounded by poachers and was bound for a Bali restaurant, officials say.
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What's this mystery mammal?
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“I am a very sweet girl who loves attention once I trust you."
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"I am a fun little guy who loves to play tug!"
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Bella hitches a ride on Pat's paddleboard.
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Rose-Tu's newborn weighed in at a whopping 300 pounds.
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This mother and child are critically endangered silvery gibbons.
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We're pretty sure it's a trunk call.
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Xiao Liwu is right on track with his growth.
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"I enjoy hanging out with my human pals and follow them from room to room."
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“If you are looking for a fun jogging buddy please ask to see me today!
Bowhunting fish? Sounds like a yawner until they start hunting the hunters.
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This ox is a fixture at the museum.
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This cat ambling across the field stops cricket action between New Zealand and Sri Lanka.
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I promise to be a good dog.
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No, we have no idea why this dog at a Cuban pet shop is wearing a U.S. flag, but it's cute.
"The Fort Wayne Zoological Society is accepting applications for the Lawrence A. Ackerman Scholarship, which bestows a one-time $2,000 award to a college-bound high school senior pursuing an animal-related career."
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Arnieta's baby boy is the first of the third generation of giraffes to be born at the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago.
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Talli has added three tiger cubs to her own litter.
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“If you are looking for a sweet and lovable girl please ask to see me today!”
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"I am a very outgoing guy who loves to run and play. I enjoy having my belly rubbed."
I giggled through the entire thing. Watch. Discuss.
"... unlike a German Shepherd or a Himalayan, they fit neatly in any stocking!"
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Jesse gets a little talking-to at Santa Paws.
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"Obviously pet adoption is a key component to reducing the incidence of euthanasia in our community, and we are committed to saving as many animals lives as possible."
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Meerkats snuggle, and keep keep a close eye on zoo happenings.
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Cimarron offers a little horse therapy.
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Newborns Maliha and Everest are snow leopards. There are fewer than 7,000 of the Central Asia natives left in the wild, experts say.
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“I am a very sweet and affectionate girl. I love to carry on conversations."
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"If you are looking for a little shadow to follow you around please come visit with me today!"
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These Sumatran tiger cubs were born last month. Only about 250 are left in the wild.
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This little guy's Rainforest is 20 years old.
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For now, the baby clings to Brie's belly to nurse and nap. (Check out the photos!)
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“She was starving for attention. That forced my hand.”