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  • In Pictures Funny animal faces

    A panda cub shows her teeth at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, Calif.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/27

    Kashmiri villagers watch the funeral procession of suspected militants of Jaish-e- Mohammed in Keller, south of Srinagar, India. Thousands attended the funeral of two suspected rebels in Indian Kashmir Friday, a day after they were killed in a gun battle with government forces in the restive region, according to the police.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/13

    A child gets water splashed during Thai New Year celebrations in Prachinburi, east of Bangkok.

  • Pygmy hippo calf makes its debut at Australian zoo

    Pygmy hippo calf makes its debut at Australian zoo

    Pygmy hippo calf Kambiri is appearing in short stints at an exhibit at Sydney's Taronga Zoo. The pygmy hippo is just one of many species of tiny versions of animals.

  • In Pictures Odd furry beasts

    PLATYPUS: A platypus baby, or 'puggle,' is held before being transferred back to its burrow after emerging for the first time at Sydney's Taronga Zoo in 2006.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/02

    Madame Tussauds employee Marie Chandler poses for photographers beside a waxwork of The Hulk during the launch of the Marvel Super Heroes 4D exhibit at the Madame Tussauds waxworks in London on Wednesday.

  • In Pictures Zoo babies

    A white tiger cub growls at the Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina, March 21, 2013. The cub's mother, Cleo, a captive Bengal white tiger, gave birth to two females and two males on Jan. 14.

  • Mary Hutton frees Asia's endangered bears from lives of torment

    Difference Maker Mary Hutton frees Asia's endangered bears from lives of torment

    By creating bear sanctuaries in Cambodia and India, Mary Hutton has kept endangered bears from being exploited in many cruel ways.

  • In Pictures Lizards

    In this April 2006 photo released by the National Museum of the Philippines, a golden-spotted monitor lizard rests on a tree trunk in the Sierra Madre mountains, in the Philippines. Scientists said in the Royal Society journal Biology Letters of April 7 that they have discovered a 6.5-foot long golden-spotted monitor lizard, named Varanus bitatawa, in the forested mountains of the Philippines. They have determined it to be a new species.

  • Gallery Top 10 countries that say Internet access is a basic right

    NIGERIA: Eighty-five percent of Nigerian Web users say Internet access is a fundamental right. They’re also the world’s most enthusiastic patrons of social networking sites – with 92 percent agreeing that they enjoy spending time on such sites as Facebook or MySpace – and are the most likely people to search the web for a romantic partner. Here, a Nigerian man repairs computer components out of scraps at a computer village in Lagos, Nigeria.