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Visitors look at penguins wearing Santa Claus and Christmas tree costumes during a promotional event for Christmas at an amusement park in Yongin, south of Seoul, December 18, 2013.

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A locomotive passes on the tracks through Lac Megantic, December 18, 2013.

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A Sikh devotee takes a holy bath in a sacred pond at the Golden Temple, the holiest Sikh shrine, amidst thick fog in Amritsar, India Dec. 18, 2013.

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A firefighter keeps watch over a burn out operation in Big Sur, California, December 18, 2013.

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Pakistani scavengers collect recyclable items from garbage during a foggy morning in Lahore, Pakistan, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013.

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A Bolivian squirrel monkey gets a special treat from the keepers of sultanas and wax worms that were set out on a Christmas tree at London Zoo in London, Wednesday, Dec.18, 2013.

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Mykola, 40, left, and Yuri, 33, both volunteers from the Ternopil Region of Ukraine, drink tea as they warm themselves in a shelter in the barricades guarding a tented camp in the Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013.

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A member of the "Skipper" yacht club dressed as Santa Claus, sails his trimaran to mark the ending of the sailboat season during heavy snowfall at an air temperature of above minus 8 degrees Celsius on the Yenisei River, outside Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, December 18, 2013.

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