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A Barbary Macaque (Macaca sylvanus) gestures at the Tiergarten (Animal garden) in Nuremberg on January 9, 2009. Germany is experiencing one of its coldest winters of the past 100 years, with the mercury dropping as low as minus 34.6 Celsius in the mountains in the south. Meteorologists said the cold snap was likely to continue into the weekend in Germany with only a slight rise in temperatures forecast. (TIMM SCHAMBERGER/AFP/Getty Images)

A Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa) is seen at the Tiergarten (Animal garden) in Nuremberg on January 9, 2009. (TIMM SCHAMBERGER/AFP/Getty Images)