Photos of the Week: 34

Lenin underwater, a penguin weigh-in, monsoon flooding in India, an earthquake in central Italy, a deep blue lake in El Salvador, American partiers blown into Canada on the St. Clair River, towed back across the border by the Canadian Coast Guard, and much more. [31 photos total]

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One-year-old female giant panda cub Nuan Nuan reacts inside her enclosure during joint birthday celebrations for the panda and its ten-year-old mother Liang Liang at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2016. (Mohd Rasfan / AFP / Getty) #
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Visitors cross the world's highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge above a valley in Zhangjiajie in China's Hunan Province on August 21, 2016. (Fred Dufour / AFP / Getty) #
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A rebel soldier of the 48th Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, poses for a photo with his dog in the southern jungles of Putumayo, Colombia, on August 13, 2016. As the country’s half-century conflict winds down, with the signing of a peace deal with the Government perhaps just days away, thousands of FARC rebels are emerging from their hideouts and preparing for a life without arms. (Fernando Vergara / AP) #
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This picture taken on August 22, 2016 shows the sun setting off the Italian island of Ventotene. (Vincenzo Pinto / AFP / Getty) #
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Coatepeque Lake is seen from a road in the town of El Congo, El Salvador, on August 24, 2016. The color of the water in the lake has changed due to the proliferation of algae species Microcystis aeruginosa and Oscillatoria sp., according to results obtained from an analysis of samples taken on Monday by the Ministry of Environment. (Jose Cabezas / Reuters) #
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Migrants from Nigeria crowd onto a dinghy with feet hanging over the edge, fleeing from Libya, before being helped by members of a Spanish NGO, during a rescue operation in the Mediterranean sea, about 17 miles north of Sabratah, Libya, on August 20, 2016. (Emilio Morenatti / AP) #
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An artists from the Deviation Collective group takes part in a performance called "Cegos" or Blind, in front of the Planalto Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, on August 25, 2016. (Ueslei Marcelino / Reuters) #
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Visitors watch a California sea lion at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park August 22, 2016, in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong / Getty) #
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The Bluecut fire burns in Upper Lytle Creek near Wrightwood, California, on August 19, 2016. (Noah Berger / AP) #
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An aerial view of a flooded village on the outskirts of Allahabad, India, on August 24, 2016. (Jitendra Prakash / Reuters) #
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The peloton passes during stage 3 of the 71st Tour of Spain 2016. (KT / Tim De Waele / Corbis via Getty) #
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Tourists make their way across a rope bridge on the Ai-Petri peak in the Crimean mountains outside the Black Sea resort of Yalta, Crimea. (Maxim Zmeyev / Reuters) #
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This photo provided by the National Park Service shows people on the National Mall in Washington, looking toward the World War II Memorial, Thursday, August 25, 2016, creating a giant, living version of the National Park Service emblem. Participants used brown, green and white umbrellas to create the emblem. (Tim Ervin / National Park Service via AP) #
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A giraffe runs in Amboseli National park, Kenya, on August 26, 2016. (Goran Tomasevic / Reuters) #
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A Canadian Coast Guard ship tows floatation devices used by U.S. partiers to the Canadian side of the St. Clair River between Michigan and Ontario on August 21, 2016. About 1,500 Americans ended up in Canada after getting hit by strong wind and rain. (Canadian Coast Guard / Reuters) #
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A girl working on a wheat farm pauses for a photo in the village of Wakhan, in Badakhshan province, far northeastern Afghanistan, on August 16, 2016. The region is one of the country’s poorest and most isolated, sandwiched between Tajikistan & the Taliban-led insurgency just 50 km to the south. (Massoud Hossaini / AP) #
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Team Hyena, composed by Romana Soutus and crew, at Paradise Palms on August 22, 2016 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Awakening / Getty) #
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French farmers sleep in the straw as they block access to the Lactalis group headquarters with a caravan of tractors in Change, northwestern France, on August 25, 2016 during night negotiations between farmers and the Lactalis group in Paris. The issue of the price of milk is at the heart of negotiations between producer organizations and Lactalis in Paris, under the watchful eyes of protesters who seem determined to continue the blockade of the factory of the dairy giant near Laval, if they do not receive fair pricing. (Jean-Francois Monier / AFP / Getty) #
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A bust of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin with Soviet-era sculptures in the "Alley of Leaders" underwater museum off the coast of Cape Tarhankut, Crimea. (Maxim Zmeyev / Reuters) #
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Cosplay characters on the run during the SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show at Rosehill Gardens on August 21, 2016, in Sydney, Australia. (Brook Mitchell / Getty) #
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An orangutan tries a dress at a shopping mall in Kunming, Yunnan province, China, on August 24, 2016. (China Daily / Reuters) #
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Sri Lankan tourists ride on an elephant during a sightseeing tour in the ancient Sri Lankan city of Sigiriya some 165 kms north of Colombo on August 25, 2016. The number of foreign tourists visiting Sri Lanka has swelled since the island ended a 37-year separatist conflict with Tamil Tiger rebels in May 2009. (Ishara S.Kodikara / AFP / Getty) #
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Festival-goers watch British singer Example perform on the Virgin Media Stage as part of the V Festival at Hylands Parks, Chelmsford, on August 21, 2016. (Joel Ryan / Invision / AP) #
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A Humboldt penguin steps off the scale during the annual weigh-in at the London Zoo on August 24, 2016. (Neil Hall / Reuters) #
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A man stands near bodies of his young relatives after an airstrike in the rebel held Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria, on August 22, 2016. (Bassam Khabieh / Reuters) #
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The downtown skyline of Los Angeles, California, on August 24, 2016. (Mario Anzuoni / Reuters) #
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A festival-goer washes off mud after reaching the finish line during the village mud festival at Yumesaki on August 21, 2016 in Himeji, Japan. (Buddhika Weerasinghe / Getty) #
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An Indian shopkeeper sits on a boat outside his flooded shop at The Manikarnika Ghat in Varanasi on August 23, 2016. India's holy city of Varanasi has been forced to halt cremations along the banks of the sacred river Ganges as deadly floods from monsoon rains hit parts of the country, an official said. More than 100,000 people have been forced from their homes in recent days in northern Uttar Pradesh and neighboring Bihar states as rain-swollen rivers burst their banks. (Sanjay Kanojia / AFP / Getty) #
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Rescuers search amid rubble of collapsed houses following an earthquake in Pescara Del Tronto, Italy, on August 24, 2016. The magnitude 6 quake struck at 3:36 a.m. (0136 GMT) and was felt across a broad swath of central Italy, including Rome where residents of the capital felt a long swaying followed by aftershocks. (Gregorio Borgia / AP) #
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Emergency services personnel wearing protective clothing participate in an anti-terror and anti-chemical terror exercise as part of the 2016 Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) at Yeoui subway station in Seoul, South Korea, on August 23, 2016. (Chung Sung-Jun / Getty) #
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A Bangladeshi child dressed as Hindu God Krishna participates in a procession to celebrate ‘Janmashtami’ in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on August 25, 2016. (A. M. Ahad / AP) #

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