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Puppy pals hang out at Brazil's pet parade

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Welcome to Brazil's canine carnival, the event where proud pet owners parade their prized pooches.
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This little guy, wearing his very own bow tie, was just one of lots of other doggies dazzling spectators in their super-cute costumes.
Dog at Brazil's 4-footed CarnivalAP
Some wore superhero outfits, like this dog dressed as Zorro...
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... and others came as little kings, queens, wizards and even bees.
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But this little chap decided to keep things simple and wore a pair of stripy zebra ears.
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The event took place in Rio de Janeiro near the beautiful Copacabana beach.
Dog at Brazil's 4-footed CarnivalAP
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During the two-hour parade, the pups had the chance to play with their furry friends while a samba band sang: ``It's carnival and the party is animal!''