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A herd of wild elephants walk in a forested area near a railway track at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Guwahati.

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A herd of wild elephants look for food in a forested area near a railway track at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Guwahati.

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A forest guard signals for a train to slow down as wild elephants graze nearby at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Guwahati.

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Villagers climb a railway pole to watch a herd of wild elephants grazing nearby at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Guwahati.

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Villagers stand on a railway track to watch a herd of wild elephant grazing in a forested area nearby at Panbari village, on the outskirts of Guwahati. More then 30 wild elephants and their calves came out from nearby Amchang wildlife sanctuary and crossed a railway track in search of food in Panbari village Monday night. Wildlife activists say human encroachment in the forests of northeast India have forced elephants out of their natural habitats, triggering conflicts with locals.

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In this picture taken trough a window two zoo keepers carry the young panda twins 'Meng Yuan' and 'Meng Xiang' before the animals explore their enclosure at the Berlin Zoo in Berlin, Germany. China's permanent loan Pandas Meng Meng and Jiao Qing are the parents of the two cubs that were born on Aug. 31, 2019 at the Zoo in Berlin.

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Ivan Frederic Knie performs during the gala of the 44th Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival in Monaco.

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Sergey Nesterov performs with a white tiger during the gala of the 44th Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival in Monaco.

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Sergey Nesterov performs white tigers during the gala of the 44th Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival in Monaco.

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Indian wildlife officials carry a tranquillized leopard which was found on the terrace of a house in Shadnagar 55 kilometers ((34 miles) from Hyderabad. A leopard that ran into a house and sparked a frantic search in southern India on Monday has been caught and tranquilized.

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An Indian Grey Mongoose is seen foraging on a mountain slope in Dharamsala.

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Cheetahs in Ndutu, Tanzania (March 2019)

Photograph: Waheeda Rehman. Curated by Himanshuu Chandrakant Sheth

A giraffe in Maasai Mara (2017)

Photograph: Waheeda Rehman. Curated by Himanshuu Chandrakant Sheth

Three rare white lion cubs, one male and two female, explore their enclosure at the zoo in Magdeburg, Germany. The young lions were born on Nov. 11, 2019.

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Leopards bask in the sun on a platform, at Bir Talab Zoo (Deer Safari) in Bathinda.

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In this undated photo is seen Bengal tigeress Dona. Dona passed away on Dec. 29, 2019 at Tata Steel Zoological Park in Jamshedpur.

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Villagers rescue a deer at Barbhagia village, in Nagaon district of Assam.

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A leopard kept in a cage after it was rescued by forest department officials from Dibrugarh district of Assam

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A herder guides his flock of sheep along a road, in Karad, Maharashtra

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Starlings sit on the backs of fallow deer standing in the high grass of a nature reserve during drizzle in Moenchbruch near Frankfurt, Germany

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Zookeeper hold 'Meng Yuan' and 'Meng Xiang' during a name-giving event for the young panda twins at the Berlin Zoo in Berlin, Germany. China's permanent loan Pandas Meng Meng and Jiao Qing are the parents of the two cubs that were born on Aug. 31, 2019 at the Zoo in Berlin.

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A tiger rests in its enclosure at Nahargarh Biological Park, Sisiyawas , in Jaipur

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Activists and Hindu devotees offer food items to elephants during the start of a campaign 'Respect and Save the Animals' which is organized by Ahmedabad SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) at lord Jagannath temple, in Ahmedabad

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Pelle di Luna (Moon Skin) a Sphinx cat, attends a cat show in Rome. Hundreds of cats compete in the feline beauty competition held over the weekend in the Italian capital.

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A tranquilized wild Indian elephant named after Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is lifted up with the help of a crane as it is transported, at Rongjuli forest division in Goalpara district of Assam. The elephant who has till date has killed five villagers was tranquilized after a massive operation to locate it. (PTI11_12_2019_000055B)

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Two leopards at Chatbir zoo in Mohali

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A combo of three photos shows a tiger trapped between some rocks in a river in Bhadravati tahsil of Chandrapur district, Maharashtra. Tiger stuck in a river bed died on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019.

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Tourists ride on vehicles during re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary that was closed to tourists due to the monsoon season in Pobitora, on the outskirts of Guwahati.

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Tourists enjoy jeep safari at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary that was reopened after floods, in Morigaon district.

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Elephants arrive for tourist rides during the re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary that was closed to tourists due to the monsoon season in Pobitora, on the outskirts of Guwahati.

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A mahout controls elephants brought for tourist rides during the re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary that was closed due to the monsoon season in Pobitora, on the outskirts of Guwahati.

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A one horned Rhinoceros and her calf grazes during the re-opening of Pobitora wildlife sanctuary that was closed to tourists due to the monsoon season in Pobitora, on the outskirts of Guwahati. The wildlife sanctuary in the north eastern Assam state is known for its one-horned rhino population.

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A tusker seperated from the herd wanders close to a populated area in HD Kote taluk, in Mysuru.

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Tori Spelling, from left, Jennie Garth and Gabrielle Carteris attend Spoken Woof presented by Much Love Animal Rescue & The Microsoft Lounge in Culver City, California.

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A one-horned rhinoceros seen at the Bagori Range of Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district of Assam. The park was reopened Saturday for tourists after its routine closure during the monsoon season.

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An elephant crosses NH 766 in Bandipur

Photograph by Madhusudhan S.R.

Forest workers carry a crocodile rescued from a house at Ranjhi village of Jabalpur

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Enforcement Directorate (ED) attaches three Chimpanzees and four Marmosets under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002, in Kolkata

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Human-animal conflict in West Bengal, 2017. The ­calf survived the fire bomb, but not many do.

Palestinian child play with three lion cubs that were born few weeks ago in a zoo at southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah. International animal welfare groups have carried out several missions to evacuate animals and birds from dilapidated makeshift zoos after cold, neglect and conflicts led to the demise of some animals.

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Western lowland gorilla, Honi with daughter, Amani eat a birthday cake treat in celebration of Amani's third birthday at the Philadelphia Zoo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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An elephant calf along with two wild elephants walk along a road at Nelliyampathy in Palaghat district of Kerala. Wild elephants and other animlas often leave their territory in pursuit of better habitat.

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Baby elephants rub their trunks against a tree at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya. Countries that are part of an international agreement on trade in endangered species agreed to limit the sale of wild elephants, delighting conservationists but dismaying some of the African countries involved.

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Baby elephants being showered following a rise in temperature at the Arignar Anna Zoological Park, in Vandalur near Chennai

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A rhino grazes under the watchful eyes of forest guards

Photograph by Surajit Sharma

A pair of Asiatic lion after being released in the Assam State Zoo, in Guwahati. They were acquired from Sakkarbaug Zoological Garden in Gujarat.

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Bert, a black-capped Capuchin monkey, leans into the coming turn as he rides Luna, a German shepherd in the Banana Derby during the McHenry County Fair in Woodstock, Ill..

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A marmoset monkey named Mila sits on the forearm of its owner, a soldier who asked not to be identified who was on duty at the Los Pinos Cultural Center, formerly the presidential residence, in Mexico City. The soldiers said the animal was given to him one year ago as a gift, and that he takes it with him everywhere he goes.

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A Hyena at Alipore Zoo, in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

A white tiger in its enclosure at Alipore Zoo, in Kolkata. Every year, July 29 is celebrated as International Tiger Day in order to spread awareness on the conservation and promotion of the protection of the natural habitat of tigers.

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Reliance Foundation Chairperson Nita Ambani at a Wildlife Conservation art event, in Mumbai.

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Polar bear Nanook takes a bath during an extreme hot summer at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Germany faces another heatwave with temperatures up to 40 degrees Celsius.

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In this photo, a tiger rests on a bed inside a house on the outskirts of the flooded Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary, in Assam.

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A one-horned Rhinoceros walks followed by a calf in the flooded Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, east of Guwahati.

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Forest officers stand guard as a one-horned rhinoceros takes shelter on higher ground in the flooded Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, east of Guwahati.

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Asiatic wild buffalos stand in floodwaters in Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, east of Guwahati. The sanctuary has the highest density of the one-horned Rhinoceros in the world.

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A deer at an elevated area following floods due to incessant monsoon rainfall in Kaziranga National Park.

Photo by Anuwar Hazarika

Elephants cross a road in an attempt to move to a higher ground in the flooded Kaziranga National Park, Assam.

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Buffaloes attempt to move to a higher ground in the flooded Kaziranga National Park, Assam.

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One-horned rhinoceros seen at an elevated area following floods due to incessant monsoon rainfall in Kaziranga National Park.

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One-horned rhinoceros and other wildlife seen at an elevated area following floods due to incessant monsoon rainfall in Kaziranga National Park.

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One-horned rhinoceros seen moving to an elevated area following floods due to incessant monsoon rainfall in Kaziranga National Park.

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One-horned rhinoceros seen at an elevated area following floods due to incessant monsoon rainfall in Kaziranga National Park.

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An Andean bear tries to get food out of a frozen treat left by zookeepers at the Phoenix Zoo, in Phoenix.

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A Squirrel Monkey tries to get food out of a frozen treat hung for him by zookeepers at the Phoenix Zoo in Phoenix. The Phoenix Zoo use spraying, frozen treats and shaded area's to keep their animals cool.

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Rhinos stuck in flood waters at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam

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Environmentalist Sunil Kanojia holds a Olive ridley sea turtle, rescued from the Arabian sea, at a beach in Juhu, Mumbai.

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A pair of mountain goats, including a billy, top, and a nanny, hang in slings as they are airlifted by helicopter to Hurricane Ridge in the Olympic National Park, near Port Angeles, Washington. For the second straight summer, mountain goats are flying in Olympic National Park. Officials this week began rounding up the sure-footed but nonnative mammals from remote, rugged parts of the park so they can be relocated into the Cascade Mountains, where they do belong.

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A woman feeds langurs, in Ajmer, Rajasthan.

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A polar bear enjoys an ice cream, prepared from fish, fruits and vegetables, on a hot and sunny day at the Prague Zoo, Czech Republic.

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An animal keeper puts suntan lotion on a lowland tapir during the hot summer weather in an animal park in Hodenhagen, Germany. Germany faces a heatwave with high temperatures and UV radiation.

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An elephant refreshes itself in a pool in its enclosure in the Opel zoo in Kronberg near Frankfurt, Germany.

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A red coati looks as a zookeeper hangs fruit icicles on a hot day, in Rome's zoo.

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A brown bear places its paws on a giant fruit icicle on a hot day, in Rome's zoo.

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Polar bear Nanook jumps into the water at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

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An orang-utan fills his cups with water at the zoo Schoenbrunn in Vienna, Austria. Europe is facing a heatwave with temperatures up to 40 degrees.

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A lemur with a baby on its back sucks on a fruit icicle on a hot day, in Rome's zoo.

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Lemurs suck on a fruit icicle on a hot day, in Rome's zoo.

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A Siberian white tiger is pictured at Rome's zoo. Zookeepers at the Bioparco often give animals ice blocks with either fruit or meat inside on hot summer days.

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A zookeeper sprinkles water on an elephant on a hot summer afternoon, at a zoo in Guwahati.

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Western lowland gorillas enjoy an an ice block with fruits for the gorillas to cool down during a hot weather day at the Zoo in Prague, Czech Republic.

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Giraffes rest inside their enclosure on a hot day at Alipore Zoological Garden, in Kolkata.

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Elephants take a dip in a pond on a hot day at Alipore Zoological Garden, in Kolkata.

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A baby wild elephant crosses the wetland, with the help of rescuers, before returning to the forest at Deepor Beel wildlife sanctuary in Guwahati.

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Personnel from forest department with local people try to push a wild elephant calf out of a wetland where it was stuck, in Guwahati for it to return to the forest.

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A red panda (Ailurus fulgens) walking on a tree in Darjeeling Zoological Park, West Bengal

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

A wild elephant from the Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary strays at a road in Guwahati.

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Forest officials capture a wil elephant who had strayed in search of food at Amchang wildlife Sanctuary, in Guwahati.

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An elephant quenches its thirst from a roadside water tap on a hot summer day in Prayagraj

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The polar bear cub Hertha plays with a ball of soccer club Hertha BSC, after the announcing of her name, at the Tierpark zoo in Berlin. The Berlin soccer club is the sponsor of the bear and decide for the name of the animal, who was born Dec. 1, 2018 at the Tierpark.

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A leopard is placed in a forest department van after it was rescued from an apartment in Marol area of Mumbai.

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Thap Lan National Park rangers prepare to extract six baby elephants stuck in a muddy pond at Thap Lan National Park, Nakhon Ratchasima province, northeastern Thailand. The park rangers took five hours to dig out a path to save the six elephant calves after they were found trapped in a muddy pond.

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National Aquarium staff members Stehle Harris, left, Scott Perich, second from left, Nicole Guyton and Ellen Dickinson, right, carry loggerhead turtles to the waters of the Atlantic Ocean during a release of 36 turtles in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. The turtles became trapped by cooling waters in New England and were rehabilitated before being returned to the warmer waters of Florida.

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Veterinarians and volunteers of Sumatra Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) tend to a female orangutan they named 'Hope' during a surgery for infections in some parts of the body and to fix broken bones, at SOCP facility in Sibolangit, North Sumatra, Indonesia. A veterinarian says the endangered orangutan that had a young baby has gone blind after being shot at least 74 times, including six in the eyes, with air gun. The baby orangutan died from malnutrition last Friday as rescuers rushed the two to the facility.

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England's women's cricket team players and officials visit Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, in Morigaon District of Assam.

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A group of deer seen after a forest fire at Bandipur Tiger Reserve, in Bandipur.

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This photo released by the Galapagos National Park shows a Chelonoidis phantasticus tortoise at the Galapagos National Park in Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. Park rangers and the Galapagos Conservancy found the tortoise, a species that was thought to have become extinct one hundred years ago.

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Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) and police officials rescue an adult leopard that strayed into the Korum Mall near the Cadbury Junction, in Thane.

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A polar bear swims by a young child during the Detroit Zoo's Valentine's themed Heart Fest in Royal Oak, Michigan.

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Herds of wild horses rest near the top of the Mount Cincar, 150km southwest of Livno, Bosnia. The wild herd lives at around 2000m above sea level in this mostly uninhabited remote Bosnian mountain area, with seven groups roaming freely over the snow covered hilltops of mount Cincar, looking for food in extreme weather conditions.

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