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A puppy sleeps under a U.S soldier's hat and rifles in Baquba

A puppy sleeps under a U.S soldier's hat and rifles in Baquba, in Diyala province some 65 km (40 miles) northeast of Baghdad November 6, 2008. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (IRAQ)

Animals in war zones

Animals are often neglected casualties of war and conflict zones caught in the daily crossfire and bombings, many injured or killed with no outlets or refuge.