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Two-month-old orphaned baby elephant Ajabu is given a dust-bath in the red earth after being fed milk from a bottle by a keeper, at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya. The orphanage is seeing an upsurge in orphaned elephants because of a poaching crisis occurring across Africa.

Ben Curtis/AP

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A car leaves a small settlement that has been surrounded by the floodwaters of the river Danube near Deggendorf, Germany.

Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters

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Dozens of newborn stars sprouting jets from their dusty cocoons have been spotted in images from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, as pictured in this June 5, 2013 photo courtesy of NASA. In this view showing a portion of sky near Canis Major, infrared data from Spitzer are green and blue, while longer-wavelength infrared light from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) are red.


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Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad carry the national flag as they ride on motorcycles in the border town of Qusair, after the Syrian army took control from rebel fighters.

Mohammed Azakir/Reuters

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A boy crosses a river in a boat on his way to school in Jakarta, Indonesia. Local residents say that they are highly dependent on the river due to their lack of shower, washing and toilet facilities.

Enny Nuraheni/Reuters

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An Indian man dries plastic bags for reuse at an industrial area on the outskirts of Jammu, India.

Channi Anand/AP

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A male Common Pochard duck is tangled in weed after diving for food in St James' Park in London. Recent warm weather has caused a bloom in the weed and algae in the capital's ponds and lakes.

Alastair Grant/AP

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Anti-government protesters try to protect themselves from a water canon as riot police disperse them during a protest in Ankara, Turkey.

Umit Bektas/Reuters

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Work officially started Wednesday on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT in Toronto. The first pair of massive tunnel-boring machines, named Dennis and Lea, will begin digging the underground portion of the line eastward from Black Creek Drive. The second pair, named Don and Humber, will dig from Leslie Street westward toward Yonge and Eglinton. The new Eglinton Crosstown LRT line will run about 19km with more than 10km underground.

Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail

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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau poses with two yoga enthusiasts after holding a press conference on the front lawn of Parliament Hill in Ottawa. A yoga class is held on Wednesdays throughout the summer on Parliament Hill.

Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press

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