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Eco-photos of the week: Oct. 4-10

By: Catie Leary on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:23 p.m.
The eye of a parrot

Photo: ZUMA Press

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The eye of a parrot is seen on Oct. 3 at the Nicaraguan National Zoo in Managua. A day earlier, the Nicaraguan Animal Protection Society held a rally for World Animal Day, which was created in 1931 as a way to highlight the plight of endangered species. Since then, the group's mission has broaden to include all kinds of animal life.