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The best animal photos of September

Sept. 27, 2011, 8:13 a.m.
A Chilean flamingo takes a bath inside its enclosure in Geiselwind, Germany on Sept. 2.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Bathing flamingo

A Chilean flamingo takes a bath inside its enclosure in Geiselwind, Germany, on Sept. 2. Chilean flamingos — which are native to Bolivia, Chile and Peru — live in salt water lakes at 4,000 meters above sea level.