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O come all ye furry: Animals in the festive spirit

Turns out it's not just people who get excited about the holidays

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You trying telling him that gift was meant for the giraffe.

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"Where is that darn chocolate orange?

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And you thought your cats were a pest when it came to ornaments.

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If you ever wondered what Santa would look like as a guinea pig, now you know.

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When the reindeer call in sick, these are the subs.

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So, um, yeah.

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A couple of penguins add festive flair to their tuxedos.

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He knows if you've been eating Eucalyptus ...

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The family resemblance is remarkable.

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This is just kind of creepy, isn't it?

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That's better.

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Meet the luckiest camel in the world.

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This poor guy looks a bit tired. Apparently delivering Christmas trees is hard work even for a Newfoundland dog.

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Well, that's adorable.

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A great use of opposable thumbs: eating licorice off a Christmas tree.

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