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Indian Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayer at Shahi Masjid at the famous Taj Mahal in Agra, India. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

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People cool down in a swimming pool in Daying county, in southwestern China's Sichuan province.


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An African elephant sucks on a big block of iced treat, composed of a frozen mix of fruits and vegetables, during a heat wave at the zoo in Erfurt, central Germany. In some parts of Germany temperatures rose over 38 degrees Celsius.

Jens Meyer/AP

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Homeless Indian men sleep in an old water fountain in New Delhi, India.

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People walk through a corridor with water showers at Stadionbad, a public outdoor swimming pool, in Vienna. Austria was hit by a heat wave with temperatures up to 36 degrees Celsius on Monday, according to Austria's national weather service agency ZAMG.


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People take a dip in a black mud pool at a tourist resort to escape the summer heat in Daying county of Suining, Sichuan province.


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A new born orang-utan baby hangs on its mother at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The little ape was born only three days ago on Friday. Mother Sexta is nearly 40 years old and nobody expected her to give birth at that age. Last time she was pregnant was 22 years ago. The young orang-utan's sex has not yet been ascertained.

Martin Meissner/AP

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An Indian Muslim boy leans to rub noses with a girl as they are both dressed up for Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India. Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan, the Muslim calendar's ninth and holiest month during which followers are required to abstain from food and drink from dawn to dusk.

Kevin Frayer/AP

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Bardog Tavern bartender Amanda Parks taunts the crowd to get them to try their hand at the dunk tank during the bar's alley party following the 3rd Annual Breakaway Runners/Bardog Tavern 5k benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

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