A red howler monkey named Julian uses the toilet in Colombia.
Jim Sautner reads in his living room with his trained 1,600-pound buffalo Bailey in Spruce Grove, Canada.
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A red kangaroo lies on the floor with a diaper on at its owner Christie Carr's home in Broken Arrow, Okla.
A hedgehog curls up in the hands of its owner in Anchorage, Alaska. The animal's quills can be dangerous for kids because they can penetrate skin and may also spread bacteria that can cause fever, stomach pain and rash.
Cindy Huntsman pets her baby zebra, Savanah, at her Stump Hill Farm in Massillon, Ohio.
An albino Burmese python named Banana is held by its owner, Cindy Huntsman, in Massillon, Ohio.
Two 3-month-old lion cubs play on the furniture in home in Ukraine.
Calvin poses for photos at the 33rd annual Macy's Flower Show in New York City.
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Carissa Boulden watches her pet Shetland pony Princess eat spaghetti bolognese at the family's dining table in Sydney.
Animal trainer Santisak Dulapitak works with an iguana to make it pose in a chair at his home on the outskirts of Bangkok.
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Kip the rabbit sits in the living room of its owner, Dan Levin, in Pelham, N.Y.
A ferret named Giuggiola plays with its owner during Mass in the church of Saint Eusebius in Rome. Every year on the day of Saint Anthony the Great, hundreds of pet owners bring their animals to church to be blessed.
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A little girls holds her turtle after it is blessed at San Anton Church in Madrid.
Greg Anderson kisses Kulia, a 9-month-old Siberian tiger, at his home in Portland, Ore.
Tim Curran holds his three-and-a-half-foot-long rhino iguana, Che Guevara, named after the Cuban revolutionary.
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Xu Guoxing plays a two-string Chinese fiddle with his pet rooster and duck at his home in Beijing.
Oui the frog sits on a miniature motorcycle in the eastern beach town of Pattaya, Thailand.
A chipmunk gets a blessing at San Anton church in Madrid.
Shai Shabo gets a kiss from one of his Quaker parakeets in the Israeli town of Hod Hasharon.
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18-month-old Boomer the kangaroo grabs a beer at a bar in Hartley Vale, Australia.
Ann Bryant carries her pet porcupine, Marvin, in Truckee, Calif.
Barbara Burk drinks her morning coffee as her Siberian lynx, Sasha, lies on the floor in front of her and her goat, Sammi, climbs on the couch behind her.
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Yned Yser shows off her pet skunk, Zora, while out on a walk in Miami Beach, Fla.
Spider owner Wawan plays with his red knee tarantula in Tanggerang, Indonesia.
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Craig & Lisa Balunsat play with their goat, Snowbird, at their home in Chesapeake City, Md.
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Nicole Cusumano talks to a tortoise named Charger during a pet therapy session at a senior home.