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18 don't miss animal photos from November

Nov. 29, 2012, 4:31 p.m.
The National Thanksgiving turkey and its alternate

Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Image

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Pardoned turkeys

The National Thanksgiving turkey and its alternate are seen during a press conference on Nov. 20 at the W Hotel in Washington, D.C.

The 19-week-old Virginia-raised turkeys were pardoned by President Barack Obama, part of an annual tradition.