Photos Of The 2015 Week 4

This week we have images of lemurs in China, a Dalek in a pool in the UK, the blizzard that hit the U.S. East Coast, the liberation of Kobani, Syria, a rare megamouth shark, a wine cork portrait of the King and Queen of Spain, a Zanzibari fisherman, and much more. [35 photos total]

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Lemurs eat at Qingdao Forest Wildlife World in Qingdao, Shandong province, China, on January 27, 2015. (Reuters/China Daily) #
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The sunset illuminates the peaks of the mountains near the Swiss mountain resort of St. Moritz on January 24, 2015. (Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann) #
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A competitor with a Dalek on his head takes part in the annual UK Cold Water Swimming Championships at Tooting Bec Lido on January 24, 2015 in London, England. Participants from around the world brave the cold water to compete in a selection of different swimming races. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) #
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Frozen sea spray coats a road sign and a church during a winter storm in Marshfield, Massachusetts, on January 27, 2015. The storm punched out a section of the seawall in the coastal town, police said. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) #
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Fourteen-year-old Will Adam snowboards down a street on Beacon Hill during a large winter blizzard in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 27, 2015. (Reuters/Brian Snyder) #
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Tim Mannix pauses while speaking to reporters in front of his house in Marshfield, Massachusetts, on January 28, 2015. Mannix was injured Tuesday when a wave shattered a window during a winter storm that buried the Boston area in more than 2 feet of snow. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) #
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Crystal, a golden retriever, dashes through the snow as she gets away from Danielle Reid, who was walking dogs with her mom, at Revere Beach in Revere, Massachusetts, on January 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) #
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Vinnie Miliano (L) and Erin McGrath spend a day at the beach after their return flight to New York was delayed after most Northeast coast airports were shut down as a winter storm hit the area on January 27, 2015 in Miami Beach, Florida. As airplane passengers found themselves scrambling to make their way home some got to enjoy another day or two at the beach as they wait for flights to be rescheduled. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) #
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A flock of colored pigeons fly during a pigeon-breeding competition in the southern Spanish village of Bollullos de la Mitacion, on January 27, 2015. During competition a single dove is chased by dozens of pigeon cocks resulting winner the male which courts the hen for longer. (Cristina Quicler/AFP/Getty Images) #
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President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, stand during the US National Anthem before a receiving line at the State Dinner at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the presidential palace, in New Delhi, India, on January 25, 2015. Obama's arrival Sunday morning in the bustling capital of New Delhi marked the first time an American leader has visited India twice during his presidency. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) #
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The Geisel Library building, photographed at the University of California San Diego in San Diego, California, on January 27, 2015. Designed in the late 1960's by William Pereira it was named in 1995 in honor of Audrey and Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, for the contributions they have made to the library and their devotion to improving literacy. (Reuters/Mike Blake) #
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A young Zanzibari fisherman takes a break on a sandbank in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Matemwe village, northeastern Zanzibar, Tanzania, on January 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy) #
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Holocaust survivor Ela Weissberger, aged 84, looks at one of only 70 special candles, and the first in Scotland, commissioned to mark 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau on January 27, 2015 in Ayr, Scotland. (Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images) #
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A person dressed as a bowling pin rides an escalator in Los Angeles on January 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) #
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Rhiannon Griffith-Bowman smokes an E-Cigarette at Digital Ciggz on January 28, 2015 in San Rafael, California. The California Department of Public Health released a report that calls E-Cigarettes a health threat and suggests that they should be regulated like regular cigarettes and tobacco products. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) #
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Firefighters rescue one of two cows that plunged through ice on a pond, in Fountain, Colorado, on January 27, 2015. Fountain Fire Chief Darin Anstine said it was unclear how long the cows had been in the water before a motorist spotted them, but they're now doing fine. (AP Photo/Fountain Fire Department, Darin Anstine) #
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Socialist Popular Alliance Party (SPAP) activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh receives help after she was shot during a protest by the party in Cairo, Egypt, on January 24, 2015. Sabbagh was shot dead with birdshot in central Cairo on Saturday, security sources said, one day before the anniversary of the popular uprising that ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011. (Reuters/Al Youm Al Saabi Newspaper) #
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A woman walks through the snowy forest on the Grosser Feldberg mountain in the Taunus region near Frankfurt am Main, Germany, on January 30, 2015. (Frank Rumpenhorst/AFP/Getty Images) #
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An injured girl waits for treatment in a field hospital after what activists said was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria, on January 28, 2015. (Reuters/ Mohammed Badra) #
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Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance, as elephants walk in Amboseli National park, Kenya, on January 26, 2015. (Reuters/Goran Tomasevic) #
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Scott James Gundersen checks the eyebrow of Spain's King Felipe VI in his wine cork portrait of the Spanish monarch and his wife Queen Letizia during opening day at Madrid's International Tourism Trade Fair on January 28, 2015. (Reuters/Susana Vera) #
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Children peek out a window beside a river filled with garbage in Manila, Philippines, on January 27, 2015. (Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images) #
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Mary Jose Cristerna, a Mexican known as The Vampire Woman, poses for the public to take portraits of her during the annual Venezuela Tattoo International Expo in Caracas, Venezuela, on January 29, 2015. Tattoo artists from around the world are gathering for the four-day event that also includes under the skin implants and body piercing. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos) #
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People wait in a shelter for nearby shelling to end in Enakieve, Southwestern Debaltseve, Ukraine, on January 29, 2015. The EU prepared to expand sanctions against Russia as Ukraine's warring parties announced fresh truce talks after a surge in fighting between Kiev and Kremlin-backed rebels. (Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty Images) #
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The body of a civilian killed in shelling is covered by a blanket in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, on January 30, 2015. Artillery fire in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk killed at least 12 civilians on Friday afternoon, the city hall in the rebel stronghold said, as fighting intensified between pro-Russia separatists and government troops. (AP Photo/Vadim Braydov) #
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A miniature resin figurine of a goat is displayed on top of a pencil lead, in Taipei, on January 28, 2015. The goat is about 0.08 cm (0.03 inches) long and 0.07 cm (0.03 inches) high. Chen created the figurine to welcome the upcoming Lunar Year of the Goat in 2015. (Reuters/Pichi Chuang) #
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Fishermen use a stretcher with steels bars to carry a rare 15-foot (4.5-m) megamouth shark (Megachasma Pelagios), which was trapped in a fishermen's net in Burias Pass in Albay and Masbate provinces, central Philippines, on January 28, 2015. A megamouth shark can reach to a maximum length of 17 feet (5.2 metres) with a life span of 100 years. It resides in deep waters but rises towards the surface at night to feed or eat plankton. (Reuters/Rhaydz Barcia) #
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Burning vehicles are seen near the village of Ghajar on Israel's border with Lebanon on January 28, 2015. A Hezbollah missile strike wounded four Israeli soldiers on Wednesday, the biggest attack on Israeli forces by the Lebanese guerrilla group since a 34-day war in 2006. Israeli artillery fired at least 22 shells into open farmland in southern Lebanon after the strike, a Lebanese security source said. (Reuters/Maruf Khatib) #
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A participant taking part in an ice water challenge in Zhangjiajie, central China's Hunan province, on January 25, 2015. Participants were required to stay in an ice pond, holding an ice block while eating ice-cream with an electric fan blowing at them. (AFP/Getty Images) #
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Members of South Korea's metropolitan police force conduct an ant-terror drill at Seoul station on January 29, 2015. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images) #
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A photo taken on January 30, 2015 shows the eastern part of the destroyed Syrian town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab. Kurdish forces recaptured the town on the Turkish frontier on January 26, in a symbolic blow to the jihadists who have seized large swaths of territory in their onslaught across Syria and Iraq. (Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images) #





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Musa, a 25-year-old Kurdish marksman, looks at bodies of alleged IS militants lying dead on the ground in the village of Halimce, east of the Syrian town of Kobane, on January 30, 2015, after Kurdish forces recaptured the town on January 26. (Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images) #
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Tourists walk on a bridge covered by frosty fog on the Tianmen Mountain resort in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province, China, on January 29, 2015. (Reuters) #
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A couple dances as fireworks go off in La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina, late Saturday, January 24, 2015. The performance, coined "La vida es una milonga," or Life is a Milonga, was organized by artist Cai Guo-Qiang. (AP Photo/Ivan Fernandez) #
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A European eagle owl prances in its new outdoor enclosure at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany, on January 30, 2015. This superb owl is one of two, in danger of extinction, newly hosted by the zoo. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) #

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