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    Posted on Sep 22, 2015

    32 Cute Animals You Can Meet In Italy

    Calzone Turtle.

    Italy is a country of awesome animals; new and ancient, real and imaginary. Here's a couple I met on my recent trip around the Italy's southern region.

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    1. This dog wearing a hat.

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    Catania, Italy

    2. This calzone shaped like a turtle.

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    Quartieri Spagnoli, Naples.

    3. This cutie who guards ancient Roman ruins.

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    Siracusa, Sicily

    4. This elephant carved out of lava.

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    Piazzo Del Duomo, Catania

    5. All these anchovies friends.

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    Naples, Italy

    6. This tough-but-nice street cat.

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    Naples.

    7. This mysterious orange bunny who wanders the streets of Naples at night.

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    8. These snakes messing with a cherub.

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    Castel Nuovo, Naples

    9. This dog shaking hands with St. Francis of Assisi.

    10. This stained-glass snail.

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    Duomo di San Giorgio, Ragusa

    11. These lions buddies.

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    Piazza del Plebiscito, Naples.

    12. This dog being eyed by a group of thirsty men.

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    Piazza del Duomo, Catania

    13. These lovely sheepies.

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    Sicily

    14. This creepy metal bat boy.

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    Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples

    15. This fish-thing doing a yoga-inversion pose against a confession booth.

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    Duomo di San Giorgio, Ragusa

    16. These helpful lice-eating snakes.

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    Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples

    17. This lively pooch.

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    Church of St Francis

    Noto, Sicily

    18. This... rhino?

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    Monastero S. Chiara, Naples

    19. These demons who you can't help but feel kind of bad for.

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    Museo di Capodimonte, Naples

    20. This chill dog.

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    Monterosso Almo, Sicily

    21. These creepy giant prawn-things.

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    Siracusa, Sicily

    22. This swan feeding its own blood to her babies (yum).

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    Church of St. Francis

    Noto, Sicily

    23. This python being smooshed by the Virgin Mary.

    Ragusa, Sicily

    24. This swan being carried very carefully by Icarus.

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    Museo Civico al Castello Ursino, Catania.

    25. These sheep who dig woodwind music.

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    Palazzo Bellomo

    Sircusa, Sicily

    26. This suspicious catty.

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    Giarratana, Sicily

    27. These completely accurate sea creatures.

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    Palazzo Bellomo

    Siracua, Sicily

    28. This two-headed bull who has trouble walking, probably.

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    Museo Civico al Castello Ursino, Catania.

    29. This lion dude.

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    Catania, Italy

    30. These fish friends.

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    Catania, Sicily

    31. This cherub's snake chariot.

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    Castel Nuovo, Naples

    32. These peacocks and dog-llamas.

    Museo di Capodimonte, Naples

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