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Animals escaping floods

<p>Chickens perch on the roof of a hennery to escape rising floodwaters after Typhoon Utor hit Maoming, Guangzhou province, August 15, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Chickens perch on the roof of a hennery to escape rising floodwaters after Typhoon Utor hit Maoming, Guangzhou province, August 15, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

Chickens perch on the roof of a hennery to escape rising floodwaters after Typhoon Utor hit Maoming, Guangzhou province, August 15, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A stranded mouse rests on a stick next to the rising waters of river Yamuna in New Delhi, June 19, 2013.  REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

A stranded mouse rests on a stick next to the rising waters of river Yamuna in New Delhi, June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

A stranded mouse rests on a stick next to the rising waters of river Yamuna in New Delhi, June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>Cattle struggle through flood waters as they try to reach higher ground after Hurricane Isaac along Highway 23 in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, August 30, 2012. REUTERS/Sean Gardner</p>

Cattle struggle through flood waters as they try to reach higher ground after Hurricane Isaac along Highway 23 in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, August 30, 2012. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

Cattle struggle through flood waters as they try to reach higher ground after Hurricane Isaac along Highway 23 in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, August 30, 2012. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

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<p>An abandoned dog sits on a concrete pipe at a flooded area in Bangkok, November 16, 2011. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang</p>

An abandoned dog sits on a concrete pipe at a flooded area in Bangkok, November 16, 2011. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

An abandoned dog sits on a concrete pipe at a flooded area in Bangkok, November 16, 2011. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

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<p>Trees covered in spider webs in a flood affected areas of K.N. Shah, located near Dadu in Pakistan's Sindh province, December 7, 2010.  REUTERS/Department for International Development/Russell Watkins</p>

Trees covered in spider webs in a flood affected areas of K.N. Shah, located near Dadu in Pakistan's Sindh province, December 7, 2010. REUTERS/Department for International Development/Russell Watkins

Trees covered in spider webs in a flood affected areas of K.N. Shah, located near Dadu in Pakistan's Sindh province, December 7, 2010. REUTERS/Department for International Development/Russell Watkins

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<p>An aerial view shows horses at a flooded area in Bogota, Colombia, November 19, 2010. REUTERS / Fredy Builes</p>

An aerial view shows horses at a flooded area in Bogota, Colombia, November 19, 2010. REUTERS / Fredy Builes

An aerial view shows horses at a flooded area in Bogota, Colombia, November 19, 2010. REUTERS / Fredy Builes

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<p>Animals jump over water at the partially flooded wildlife park Safari World in Bangkok, November 2, 2011. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj</p>

Animals jump over water at the partially flooded wildlife park Safari World in Bangkok, November 2, 2011. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Animals jump over water at the partially flooded wildlife park Safari World in Bangkok, November 2, 2011. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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<p>Dogs are seen on a motorcycle next to a flooded street at Don Muang district in Bangkok, November 3, 2011. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom</p>

Dogs are seen on a motorcycle next to a flooded street at Don Muang district in Bangkok, November 3, 2011. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Dogs are seen on a motorcycle next to a flooded street at Don Muang district in Bangkok, November 3, 2011. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

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<p>A snake crosses the Capricorn Highway which is under floodwaters south of Rockhampton, Australia, January 3, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz</p>

A snake crosses the Capricorn Highway which is under floodwaters south of Rockhampton, Australia, January 3, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

A snake crosses the Capricorn Highway which is under floodwaters south of Rockhampton, Australia, January 3, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

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<p>A pig clings to a wall at a flooded farm in Huizhou, south China's Guangdong province, July 17, 2006. 

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A pig clings to a wall at a flooded farm in Huizhou, south China's Guangdong province, July 17, 2006. REUTERS/China Daily

A pig clings to a wall at a flooded farm in Huizhou, south China's Guangdong province, July 17, 2006. REUTERS/China Daily

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<p>A horse wades through floodwaters at a flooded farm in Mosquera, near Bogota, November 19, 2010. REUTERS/Felipe Caicedo</p>

A horse wades through floodwaters at a flooded farm in Mosquera, near Bogota, November 19, 2010. REUTERS/Felipe Caicedo

A horse wades through floodwaters at a flooded farm in Mosquera, near Bogota, November 19, 2010. REUTERS/Felipe Caicedo

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<p>Gophers line the city sidewalks after their homes were flooded in the East Village area of Calgary, June 22, 2013.  REUTERS/Todd Korol</p>

Gophers line the city sidewalks after their homes were flooded in the East Village area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

Gophers line the city sidewalks after their homes were flooded in the East Village area of Calgary, June 22, 2013. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>A dog sits near its owner in a flooded area in Bangkok, November 17, 2011. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang</p>

A dog sits near its owner in a flooded area in Bangkok, November 17, 2011. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

A dog sits near its owner in a flooded area in Bangkok, November 17, 2011. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

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<p>Spiders are seen in their webs spun round dry sticks on a bush next to flood waters in Wagga Wagga, Australia, March 6, 2012. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz</p>

Spiders are seen in their webs spun round dry sticks on a bush next to flood waters in Wagga Wagga, Australia, March 6, 2012. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Spiders are seen in their webs spun round dry sticks on a bush next to flood waters in Wagga Wagga, Australia, March 6, 2012. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

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<p>People row boats past an islet on which buffaloes have been stranded in a flooded area of the Sonitpur district in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India, July 1, 2012.  REUTERS/Stringer</p>

People row boats past an islet on which buffaloes have been stranded in a flooded area of the Sonitpur district in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India, July 1, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

People row boats past an islet on which buffaloes have been stranded in a flooded area of the Sonitpur district in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India, July 1, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A woman and her dogs sit in a boat as they are evacuated from a flooded area in Bangkok, October 26, 2011. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang</p>

A woman and her dogs sit in a boat as they are evacuated from a flooded area in Bangkok, October 26, 2011. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

A woman and her dogs sit in a boat as they are evacuated from a flooded area in Bangkok, October 26, 2011. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

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<p>A rat floats on a slipper on a flooded street in Fuzhou, east China's Fujian province, October 3, 2005.  REUTERS/China Newsphoto</p>

A rat floats on a slipper on a flooded street in Fuzhou, east China's Fujian province, October 3, 2005. REUTERS/China Newsphoto

A rat floats on a slipper on a flooded street in Fuzhou, east China's Fujian province, October 3, 2005. REUTERS/China Newsphoto

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<p>Cats are seen at a damaged house after the floods of the Capivari river in Xerem, in Duque de Caxias near Rio de Janeiro, January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes</p>

Cats are seen at a damaged house after the floods of the Capivari river in Xerem, in Duque de Caxias near Rio de Janeiro, January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Cats are seen at a damaged house after the floods of the Capivari river in Xerem, in Duque de Caxias near Rio de Janeiro, January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

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<p>A cow stands surrounded by flood waters from the River Soar near Mountsorrel, central England, November 23, 2012.  REUTERS/Darren Staples</p>

A cow stands surrounded by flood waters from the River Soar near Mountsorrel, central England, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Staples

A cow stands surrounded by flood waters from the River Soar near Mountsorrel, central England, November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Staples

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<p>Deer stand in the floodwaters of the wildlife park Safari World in Bangkok, November 2, 2011. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj</p>

Deer stand in the floodwaters of the wildlife park Safari World in Bangkok, November 2, 2011. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Deer stand in the floodwaters of the wildlife park Safari World in Bangkok, November 2, 2011. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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<p>A woman feeds a cat at her house as water from the Stviga river overflows its banks during spring flooding in the village of Ozerany, south of Minsk, April 16, 2013. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko</p>

A woman feeds a cat at her house as water from the Stviga river overflows its banks during spring flooding in the village of Ozerany, south of Minsk, April 16, 2013. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A woman feeds a cat at her house as water from the Stviga river overflows its banks during spring flooding in the village of Ozerany, south of Minsk, April 16, 2013. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

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<p>A mouse rides on the back of a frog in floodwaters in the northern Indian city Lucknow, June 30, 2006. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar</p>

A mouse rides on the back of a frog in floodwaters in the northern Indian city Lucknow, June 30, 2006. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar

A mouse rides on the back of a frog in floodwaters in the northern Indian city Lucknow, June 30, 2006. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar

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