PHOTOS: Top 12 animal pictures of the week you will love

If you love animals then you’re in luck. Here are the top 12 animal pictures we found throughout the week.

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A veterinary staff member of the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme center conducts medical examinations on a 14-year-old male orangutan found with air gun metal pellets embedded in his body in Sibolangit district in northern Sumatra island. Credit: Getty Images

1. Although this 14-year-old orangutan is getting treated for gun metal pellets stuck in his body, the expression on his face is pleasant.

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“Titch” the tiny lamb is being kept warm thanks to her striking red jumper. Credit: WENN

2. “Titch” the tiny lamb is being kept warm thanks to her striking red jumper.

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With more than 46,000 followers on Twitter and 27,200 fans on Vine, it looks like Marutaro the hedgehog from Japan is one of the most popular hedgehogs on the Internet. Credit: WENN

3. With more than 46,000 followers on Twitter and 27,200 fans on Vine, it looks like Marutaro the hedgehog from Japan is one of the most popular hedgehogs on the Internet.

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Born to ride: Petunia the puppy loves to ride in the dog carrier attached to the back of a bicycle. Credit: WENN

4. Petunia the extra-happy puppy loves to ride in the dog carrier attached to the back of a bicycle.

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Three three-month-old white Bengal tiger cubs — two females (foreground) and one male — play in their enclosure at the Buenos Aires’ Zoo, in Argentina, on April 17, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

5. Playtime.

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A sow feeds her piglets on a free range pig farm near Dorum, northeastern Germany, on April 16, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

6. Mommy duties.

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A spectacled bear baby inspects its enclosure on April 17, 2014 at the zoo in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany. Credit: Getty Images

7. Hanging out in the wild.

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The lemur (Lemur catta) is one of 101 recognized species and subspecies of lemur found only in Madagascar on April 15, 2014.

8. This lemur doesn’t believe anything you’re saying.

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The lemur (Lemur catta) is one of 101 recognized species and subspecies of lemur found only in Madagascar on April 15, 2014.

9. While this lemur just saw something shocking.

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Giant panda Hao Hao eats bamboo leaves in its pen at Pairi Daiza animal park in Brugelette on April 15, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

10. Hao Hao the panda is just hanging out on a nice sunny day enjoying some bamboo and living the good life.

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A newly hatched blackbird chick opens his beak alongside three other eggs in a nest in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany on April 13, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

11. This newly hatched blackbird chick says hi.

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A Gelada baboon is pictured at the zoo of the French eastern city of Amneville, on April 11, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

12. This baboon is ready for the weekend.




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