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Snow fun: Dogs, kids, bears, and a gorilla dad enjoy the winter weather in the Northeast

For more images of the storm moving from the American South to the Northeast check out our slideshow.

For more images of animals big and small, check out this week's edition of Animal Tracks.

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Michael May (L) holds the hands of his daughter, Sienna, as they walk up a hill in New York's Central Park on Jan. 12.

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A woman walks her dog in the snow near the the United Nations in New York, New York on Jan. 12. New York City was expecting 8 - 12 inches of snow.

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Smithsonian's National Zoological Park's Andean bear plays in the snow in Washington in this photograph released to Reuters on Jan. 12. The Northeast U.S. has been plagued with massive storms and frigid temperatures this winter season, however, the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area has been spared with only one to two inches thus far. Despite the light snowfall, the bears are intrigued and enjoying it.

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Jo Chattman pulls her 3-year-old son Miles through the snow on a sled during a major snow storm on Jan. 12, in Greenfield, Mass. A winter storm is dumping over a foot of snow across New England closing most state and local facilities.

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Tian Tian, a giant panda at the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park plays in the snow in Washington in this photograph released to Reuters on Jan. 12. The Northeast U.S. has been plagued with massive storms and frigid temperatures this winter season, however, the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area has been spared with only one to two inches thus far. Despite the light snowfall, the bears are intrigued and enjoying it.

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A Portuguese Water Dog named Zephyr tries to navigate the deep snow while playing with it's owner, Joe Stamp, during a winter storm in Hartford, Conn., on Jan. 12.