This year has been a wild one for the animal kingdom. Baby pandas captured our hearts, new species were discovered in the depths of the Amazon rainforest and others were edged closer to extinction. We've seen some truly breathtaking shots of our favorite furry, flying and burrowing critters during our weekly roundup of stunning animal photography, but we've compiled a list of a few of the best for you to enjoy one last time below.
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Click here to read more about what’s happening with your favorite creatures, and check out other captivating photos from 2013 below: