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A pet dog with its coat dyed to look like a tiger is seen in Zhengzhou, Henan Province of China

Lil’ Moe, an English Bulldog, propels himself whilst riding a skateboard at the Bogert Park pavillion in Bozeman, Montana. Lil’ Moe’s owner, Kari Nelson, said she taught him to ride by putting cookies on the skateboard. “It’s his exercise,” she said. “He doesn’t fetch, but he loves to skate.”

British bulldog Morgan (right) poses with 3-month-old puppy Eli during the 11th National British Bulldog Show in Adelaide, Australia

At Marwell zoo in Hampshire zoo keepers have stepped in to help Ralph for the second year running. He is a bald penguin, and survives the summer months outdoors. Ralph, aged ten, has been given a snazzier version of last year’s wetsuit. This new and improved wetsuit, still protects his pink skin from the risk of sunburn, but comes with extra features including Velcro for even more flexibility and ease of fitting, plus his name has been emblazoned down the side

Shrek the hairless wombat, who lost his hair due to a fungal condition caused by poor diet and the stress of being orphaned, is seen at the Maryknoll Wildlife Shelter, Melbourne, Australia

A two-month red bellied lemur clings to his mother, Marem, 12, in the Madagascan exhibit at the Cotswold Wildlife Park in Burford, Oxfordshire

A koala joey hangs on to its mother Goonderrah, (the Aboriginal word for ‘fighter’) at the zoo in the western German city of Duisburg

Blue Reef Aquarium in Portsmouth has adopted four albino Chinese soft-shelled turtles that were donated to them by a student when she left university. The turtles have extremely long necks and tube-like nostrils which they use like a snorkel

A diver feeds a turtle at an aquarium in Hefei, Anhui province, China

A rare white lion bites the door handle of a vehicle at the Lion Park near Johannesburg

Jeannette Wurms, 34, feeds a white lion cub at the Stukenbrock Safari Park on June 9 2010, in Stukenbrock, Germany. The safari park worker is acting as mother to four white lion cubs. When the cubs’ mothers, sisters Nala and Lubaya, began to neglect their infants, keepers decided that they needed to be taken into care. Now the park-keeper has a full-time job on her hands raising the cubs in her own house…

…One of the rare white lion cubs looks straight into the camera as it climbs on Jeannette’s shoulder

Asian lioness Koyla picks up one of her five lion cubs with her mouth as they are presented at the Planckendael zoo, in Mechelen, Belgium. Eight weeks ago, Koyla gave birth to the five cubs, whose names will all start with an L

Two 24-day-old lynx kittens, not named yet, are displayed for media at the zoo in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, southern Russia

Two-month-old lion cubs Ashley Cole, John Terry and Wayne Rooney are causing a stir at Johannesburg animal sanctuary The Lion Park. The cubs, who were rejected by their mother, have been revealed to the public for the first time after spending their first few months being hand-reared

A white tiger splashes around with a football sporting the England flag at Myrtle Beach Safari in South Carolina

A sea lion named Baron and his trainer listen to the national anthem during a new attraction to support the Japanese national football team, at the Shinagawa Aqua Stadium aquarium in Tokyo

A baby chimpanzee plays with a football at the Ramat Gan Safari Park in Israel

Mbeli, a six-year-old Western Lowland gorilla from Taronga Zoo, meets 10-year-old Johari at Melbourne Zoo, Australia

A turkey looks out of its cage during an agricultural exhibition near the village of Liavonavichi, Belarus

Oil-covered brown pelicans found off the Louisiana coast and affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico wait in a holding pen for cleaning at the Fort Jackson Oiled Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre in Buras, Louisiana

These horses bring new meaning to the word dressage, as they parade around in their Harry Potter and Batman and Robin costumes. Taking equestrian fashion to new levels, Horse Tailor, a company based in Costa Rica, also offers horse costumes such as Leprechauns and Transformers

A vet carries out dental surgery on a male baboon at the Santa Fe Zoo in Medellin, Colombia

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