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Rhodesian-Ridgeback puppies from a litter of 17, look out of their box in Nauen, Germany on Dec. 20.

Photo: Markus Schreiber/AP

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Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies from a litter of 17 look out of their box in Nauen, Germany, on Dec. 20.

On Sept 28-29, the 4-year-old mother, Etana, birthed the huge litter. All of them survived.