Animals caught up in human conflicts

It’s sad but true that human conflicts affect more than just humans, as seen in these photos.

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)

Free Syrian Army fighters transport weapon on a donkey after clashes with forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, in Harem near Idlib October 22, 2012. (REUTERS/Redwan al-Homsi/Shaam News Network/Handout)

An abandoned pet tortoise walks on the debris of a damaged house in the neighborhood of old Homs September 9, 2012. (REUTERS/ Yazen Homsy)

A cat stands next to a damaged telephone booth in Hamidiyeh district in the central city of Homs July 1, 2012. (REUTERS/Yazen Homsy)

Visitors look at a dog with a placard with Chinese characters reading, “Boycott Japanese products” near the September 18 Monument, on the 81st anniversary of Japan’s invasion of China, in Shenyang, Liaoning province September 18, 2012. Japanese businesses shut hundreds of stores and plants and the country’s embassy suspended services in China on Tuesday as anti-Japan protests reignited and risked dragging a territorial dispute between Asia’s two biggest economies deeper into crisis. (REUTERS/Stringer)
Editor’s note: Is that dog wearing a watch?

See more photos at mediacenter.ydr.com.

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