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Senegalese troops stand in formation as they wait for the arrival of UNAMID Force Commander Lieutenant General Nyamvumba of Rwanda at the Umm Baru team site

A sheep passes Senegalese troops standing in formation for the arrival of African Union?United Nations mission in Darfur (UNAMID) Force Commander Lieutenant General Patrick Nyamvumba of Rwanda at the Umm Baru team site February 22, 2012. REUTERS/UNAMID/Albert Gonzalez Farran/Handout (SUDAN - Tags: POLITICS ANIMALS) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

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.