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The best animal photos of December 12/30/2010

An emu inspects a car driving through the Wildlife Safari park in Winston, Oregon on Dec. 15.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Drive-thru emu

An emu inspects a car driving through the Wildlife Safari park in Winston, Ore. on Dec. 15.

The zoological park, which was founded in 1972 to protect endangered wildlife, features a 4.5-mile drive-thru area with hundreds of free-roaming animals.