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Sculpture in bamboo grove, Handcross, West Sussex, UK

Art installation at London’s Elephant Parade, May 2010

Born in Colorado on New Year’s Eve, Ben is one of only 24 miniature panda cows in the world. A white belt encircles Ben’s midsection, and he has a white face with black ovals around the eyes.

According to breeder Chris Jessen, panda calves sell for as much as $30,000.

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Shanghai, China

The Daily Mail reports on the latest craze in China—painting pet dogs to look like other animals.