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    The Week in Pictures August 3 – August 9 2013 (71 Photos)

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 3130, Fact
    The Week in Pictures August 3 – August 9 2013 (71 Photos)



    A young woman fills out forms to apply for a job as a Playboy bunny during a casting in Monterrey, on August 8, 2013. Playboy is doing [Bunny Hunt 2013] castings in several Mexican cities for the Playboy casino in Cancun. (Photo by Daniel Becerril/Reuters)

    P.S. All pictures are presented in high resolution. To see Hi-Res images – just TWICE click on any picture. In other words, click small picture – opens the BIG picture. Click BIG picture – opens VERY BIG picture (if available; this principle works anywhere on the site AvaxNews)...

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    The Week in Pictures: Animals August 3 – August 9 2013

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 3102, Fact
    The Week in Pictures: Animals August 3 – August 9 2013



    A four-month-old snow fox cub named [Vesna] ([Spring]) leaps next to a Zoo employee at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on August 6, 2013. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)...

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    The Week in Pictures: Animals July 27 – August 2 2013 (30 Photos)

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 3203, Fact
    The Week in Pictures: Animals July 27 – August 2 2013 (30 Photos)



    Trick rider Kendel Sampson performs during the trick riding session of the RAM Rodeo in Warkworth, Ontario, on August 1, 2013. The teenage Encore Presentation Trick Riders perform daring stunts every rodeo season in towns throughout Canada. (Photo by Norm Betts/Barcroft Media)...

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    [Mini-Miss] Beauty Contest in Paris

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 3210, Fact
    [Mini-Miss] Beauty Contest in Paris



    Contestants walk on stage during the [mini-miss] beauty contest in Bobigny, Paris suburb, September 22, 2012. The competition is open for girls aged 7 to 12. (Photo by Benoit Tessier/Reuters)...

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    Castle Festival Celebrated In Himeji

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 2761, Fact
    Castle Festival Celebrated In Himeji



    People dressed in Samurai costume and helmet march during the annual Himeji Castle Festival on August 3, 2013 in Himeji, Japan. The parade of Castle Queens is part of the traditional matsuri festival around the UNESCO world heritage Himeji Castle. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)...

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    Scientists Release Lobsters To Repopulate Former Habitat

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 2864, Fact
    Scientists Release Lobsters To Repopulate Former Habitat



    Isabel Schmalenbach, an environmental scientist with the Helgoland Biological Institute (Biologische Anstalt Helgoland), part of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, holds a one-year old baby European lobster (Homarus gammarus) raised at the institute on August 3, 2013 on Helgoland Island, Germany. Later in the day Schmalenbach and her colleagues released a total of 415 one-year old lobsters into the North Sea as part of an effort to repopulate the lobster population around Helgoland (also called Heligoland). In the 19th century local fishermen caught up to...

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    The International Lorraine Mondial Air Balloons Festival

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 2772, Fact
    The International Lorraine Mondial Air Balloons Festival



    A hot air-balloon flies during the International Lorraine Mondial Air Balloons Festival, in Chambley-Bussieres, eastern France, Friday, July 26, 2013. (Photo by Mathieu Cugnot/AP Photo)...

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    Dogs Play at Beach During Heat Wave

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2435, Fact
    Dogs Play at Beach During Heat Wave



    A woman and her two dogs named Yoru (R) and Hinaka bath in the water at Takeno Beach on August 4, 2013 in Toyooka, Japan. This beach is open for dogs and their owners every summer between the months of June and September. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)...

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    Swiss Train Crash

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2631, Fact
    Swiss Train Crash



    Swiss rescue workers wheel a wounded person on a stretcher after two regional trains crashed head on near Granges-Pres-Marnand near Payerne in western Switzerland July 29, 2013. The two trains collided in the Swiss canton of Vaud on Monday evening, injuring about 40 people, four seriously, Swiss news agency ATS reported. There was no immediate report of any deaths in the crash. (Photo by Denis Balibouse/Reuters)...

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    A Nomadic Life on the Water in Phnom Penh Cambodia

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 2546, Fact
    A Nomadic Life on the Water in Phnom Penh Cambodia



    Ethnic Cham Muslim people pass the time near their boats on banks of Mekong river in Phnom Penh July 29, 2013. About 100 ethnic Cham families, made up of nomads and fishermen without houses or land who arrived at the Cambodian capital in search of better lives, live on their small boats on a peninsula where the Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers meet, just opposite the city's centre. The community has been forced to move several times from their locations in Phnom Penh as the land becomes more valuable. They fear that their current home, just behind a new luxurious hotel under...

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The Week in Pictures August 3 – August 9 2013 (71 Photos)

  • 60
Author: alice from 14 November, views 3130, Fact
The Week in Pictures August 3 – August 9 2013 (71 Photos)



A young woman fills out forms to apply for a job as a Playboy bunny during a casting in Monterrey, on August 8, 2013. Playboy is doing [Bunny Hunt 2013] castings in several Mexican cities for the Playboy casino in Cancun. (Photo by Daniel Becerril/Reuters)

P.S. All pictures are presented in high resolution. To see Hi-Res images – just TWICE click on any picture. In other words, click small picture – opens the BIG picture. Click BIG picture – opens VERY BIG picture (if available; this principle works anywhere on the site AvaxNews)...

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The Week in Pictures: Animals August 3 – August 9 2013

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 3102, Fact
The Week in Pictures: Animals August 3 – August 9 2013



A four-month-old snow fox cub named [Vesna] ([Spring]) leaps next to a Zoo employee at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on August 6, 2013. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)...

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The Week in Pictures: Animals July 27 – August 2 2013 (30 Photos)

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Author: alice from 14 November, views 3203, Fact
The Week in Pictures: Animals July 27 – August 2 2013 (30 Photos)



Trick rider Kendel Sampson performs during the trick riding session of the RAM Rodeo in Warkworth, Ontario, on August 1, 2013. The teenage Encore Presentation Trick Riders perform daring stunts every rodeo season in towns throughout Canada. (Photo by Norm Betts/Barcroft Media)...

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[Mini-Miss] Beauty Contest in Paris

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 3210, Fact
[Mini-Miss] Beauty Contest in Paris



Contestants walk on stage during the [mini-miss] beauty contest in Bobigny, Paris suburb, September 22, 2012. The competition is open for girls aged 7 to 12. (Photo by Benoit Tessier/Reuters)...

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Castle Festival Celebrated In Himeji

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Author: jone from 14 November, views 2761, Fact
Castle Festival Celebrated In Himeji



People dressed in Samurai costume and helmet march during the annual Himeji Castle Festival on August 3, 2013 in Himeji, Japan. The parade of Castle Queens is part of the traditional matsuri festival around the UNESCO world heritage Himeji Castle. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)...

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Scientists Release Lobsters To Repopulate Former Habitat

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Author: jone from 14 November, views 2864, Fact
Scientists Release Lobsters To Repopulate Former Habitat



Isabel Schmalenbach, an environmental scientist with the Helgoland Biological Institute (Biologische Anstalt Helgoland), part of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, holds a one-year old baby European lobster (Homarus gammarus) raised at the institute on August 3, 2013 on Helgoland Island, Germany. Later in the day Schmalenbach and her colleagues released a total of 415 one-year old lobsters into the North Sea as part of an effort to repopulate the lobster population around Helgoland (also called Heligoland). In the 19th century local fishermen caught up to...

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The International Lorraine Mondial Air Balloons Festival

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Author: alice from 14 November, views 2772, Fact
The International Lorraine Mondial Air Balloons Festival



A hot air-balloon flies during the International Lorraine Mondial Air Balloons Festival, in Chambley-Bussieres, eastern France, Friday, July 26, 2013. (Photo by Mathieu Cugnot/AP Photo)...

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Dogs Play at Beach During Heat Wave

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 2435, Fact
Dogs Play at Beach During Heat Wave



A woman and her two dogs named Yoru (R) and Hinaka bath in the water at Takeno Beach on August 4, 2013 in Toyooka, Japan. This beach is open for dogs and their owners every summer between the months of June and September. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)...

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Swiss Train Crash

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 2631, Fact
Swiss Train Crash



Swiss rescue workers wheel a wounded person on a stretcher after two regional trains crashed head on near Granges-Pres-Marnand near Payerne in western Switzerland July 29, 2013. The two trains collided in the Swiss canton of Vaud on Monday evening, injuring about 40 people, four seriously, Swiss news agency ATS reported. There was no immediate report of any deaths in the crash. (Photo by Denis Balibouse/Reuters)...

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A Nomadic Life on the Water in Phnom Penh Cambodia

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Author: jone from 14 November, views 2546, Fact
A Nomadic Life on the Water in Phnom Penh Cambodia



Ethnic Cham Muslim people pass the time near their boats on banks of Mekong river in Phnom Penh July 29, 2013. About 100 ethnic Cham families, made up of nomads and fishermen without houses or land who arrived at the Cambodian capital in search of better lives, live on their small boats on a peninsula where the Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers meet, just opposite the city's centre. The community has been forced to move several times from their locations in Phnom Penh as the land becomes more valuable. They fear that their current home, just behind a new luxurious hotel under...

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