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August 30, 2016

Photos of the day 08/30

A five-day-old reticulated giraffe whose mother will not feed receives a milk bottle from Guy Pear, her keeper, at an enclosure at the Safari Zoo in Ramat Gan, near Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday.

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