Sea Lions of San Francisco

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Sea lions gather on a floating dock at Pier 39 in San Francisco, California May 4, 2015. Hundreds of sea lions began hauling out on the docks following the Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989, and face no natural predators at the pier. (Photo by Robert Galbraith/Reuters)

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The Art Movement Created by Dogs

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Canismo is an artistic movement created by a group of dogs that aims to help with the support and adoption of sheltered animals.

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Malaysian Monkey Lifestyle

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This photo taken on April 22, 2015, shows Jamil Ismail (Jamilkucing) hugging his female pet monkey named “Shaki”, dressed in a Malaysian cultural outfit called Baju Kurung, at Jamil’s house in Kuala Lumpur. Jamil, a 45-year single Malaysian man, has unusual pets – two macaque monkeys. JK and Shaki, both nine years old, usually ride with Jamil on his motorcycle and they often have dinner together in public restaurants, drawing instant public awe. At times Jamil uses the two monkeys, who sometimes wear traditional Malay clothes and other costumes, to act in advertisements and perform stunts in public areas. The monkeys which cost 56 USD each and receive regular medical check-ups, are regarded as his family and move freely within his house. (Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP Photo)

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Flower Power: Portraits of Dogs with Garlands by Sophie Gamand

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New York-based French photographer Sophie Gamand created heartmelting photo series entitled “Flower Power, Pit Bulls of the Revolution,” that aims to show the sweeter side of these oft-misunderstood animals. The overall effect leaves us wondering why we have this irrational and unfair fear of pit bulls and definitely makes us see them in a different and kinder light.

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Adorable “Dry Dog Wet Dog” Photo Series by Serenah Hodson

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Australia-based photographer Serena Hodson was inspired to create Dry Dog Wet Dog, a series of portraits comparing dogs before and after they’ve taken a bath. She noticed how their personalities (and, of course, their looks) change before and after their bath. “I decided to create a series of the different looks and not only personalities but the difference in look from groomed to wet,” Hodson writes on her Facebook page. “We get such great texture on the dog when the hair is wet. Some dogs look completely different when wet and this was the joy I wanted to capture.”

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Russian Photographer Takes Marvelous Photos of Her Kids With Animals

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Elena Shumilova – Russian Mother Photographer takes marvelous photos of her kids with animals on her farm enjoying rural life. The ambiance of her photographic style highlights this magical feeling of excitement, curiosity and adventure you experience when you are young and reminds us that at times we should let our surroundings enchant us. More of her magical works you will find on facebook, 500px, flickr, smugmug.

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A Bizzare New Trend In Taiwan: Perfectly Round Or Square Haircuts For Dogs

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There’s a new hilarious trend in Taiwan to help pet owners get the most likes for their pets on social media. According to RocketNews24, this trend is really taking Taiwan by storm. Pet groomers are giving pups haircuts that makes their heads look like perfect circles or squares. You can see some examples of these haircuts below.

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Pet Portraits By Dragos Birtoiu

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“As a vet student i have always loved animals and since i also love photography i thought i should combine them.These are some of the results.” – Dragos Birtoiu.

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Largest Luxury Indoor Dog Park Opens in Dubai

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Dogs play at the indoor park of My Second Home, a newly opened luxury pet resort and spa, in Dubai, April 24, 2015. (Photo by Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters)

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Chinese Pet Pig And Other Unusual Pets

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Zhu Roumeng walks with her pet pig, Wuhua, near her house in Beijing April 22, 2015. Zhu has raised the female pig, which weighs around 85 kilogram, for the last three-and-half years and they’ve recently become an internet sensation after she posted her selfies with her pet pig on China’s microblogging sites. Her surname “Zhu” sounds exactly like the Mandarin word for “pig”, as such it became the reason for her love of pigs since she was a child, Zhu said. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)

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White Bengal Tiger Cubs in Novosibirsk Zoo

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A white Bengal tiger cub plays with its mother in a zoo in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk, about 2,800 kilometers (1,750 miles) east of Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Two blue-eyed Bengal tiger cubs were born in March to a couple of white tigers at Novosibirsk zoo. (Photo by Ilnar Salakhiev/AP Photo)

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A Unique Shelter for Brown Bears in Croatia

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In this photo taken on Saturday, April, 4, 2015, a bear chews on a corncob at a shelter that attracts hundreds of visitors and volunteers from around the world every year, in Kutarevo, Croatia. Over a decade ago, Ivan Crnkovic-Pavenka, a retired Croatian social worker decided to help bears become “ambassadors of the wilderness” among people and set up a unique shelter for brown bears in the idyllic mountain village of Kutarevo in central Croatia, where eight bears currently live in two huge enclosures. (Photo by Amel Emric/AP Photo)

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What if pet shops use its exhibitors to put animals for adoption?

According to the World Health Organization, there are an estimated 30 million dogs and cats abandoned in Brazil. All waiting to get adopted. Due to this issue, the country’s shelters are overcrowded. Yet, most people still prefer to overpay for an animal than adopting one. To decrease this problem the Priceless Pets project was created. The idea consists in showing people there’s no difference between expensive purebred animals and mixed breed ones.

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Reptiles – Life On White

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Most probably wouldnt think of snakes, spiders and lizards as beautiful animals – but these photographs could change some minds. The images show the reptiles seemingly playful sides, from a gleeful looking Budgetts frog, a cheeky leopard sticking out its tongue at the camera and a stack of four colourful iguanas. Contrasted against a white background and shot with a Canon EOS 5D Mark 2 and macro lens, photographer Mickael Leger really made sure they could be seen in all their glory. The photographer and Zookeeper, 28, from Dammarie-les-Lys, France has always had a passion for these less-favoured, but actually incredible intelligent and interesting, animals and wants other people to change their minds. Here: Iguanas. (Photo by Mickael Leger/Caters News)

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“Cats In Hats”

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This photo provided by Running Press and Quarto, Inc. shows Feline Fox from the book, “Cats in Hats”, published by Running Press. The book released on March 24, 2015. (Photo by Liz Coleman/Running Press/Quarto, Inc. via AP Photo)

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