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The Week in Photos: Fresh

This is the week that was, in photos…

THIS IS THE week that was, in photos…

The Week in Photos: Fresh
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  • Golden years

    Sunrise as yachts prepare to compete in the JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race off Cowes, Isle of Wight. (Chris Ison/PA Wire)
  • Misty mountain

    Rio de Janeiro. Owen Humphreys/PA
  • In bloom

    Flowers in bloom at Westonbirt Arboretum in Gloucestershire.
  • Fresh challenge

    A plane drops fire retardant on a wildfire in Lancaster, California. Firefighters working in darkness doubled containment of a massive wildfire north of Los Angeles to 40 percent overnight, as cool, moist air moved in Monday to replace torrid weather. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
  • True blue

    An Army carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Spc. Ray A. Ramirez at Dover Air Force Base, Del. According to the Department of Defense, Ramirez, 20, of Sacramento, Calif., died June 1, 2013 in Wardak province, Afghanistan of injuries sustained from an improvised explosive device. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
  • Butter wouldn't melt

    Buttercups in the fields surrounding Stirling Castle during a spell of clement weather.
  • Nesting new

    Young blackbirds wait for food in their nest in Peebles, Scotland.
  • Green grass of home

    A general view of waterfalls in the rock garden at Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
  • Springs eternal

    A child is carried by an adult in Khanaung Chaung Wa village, southeast of Yangon Myanmar, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
  • Kiss the dust

    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, as she is too young to do it herself, at an event to mark World Environment Day at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya. Trust founder Daphne Sheldrick said at the event, which was attended by U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec, that they are seeing an upsurge in orphaned elephants because of the poaching crisis occurring across Africa. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
  • Fresh blood

    K'tushka the newborn Okapi sticks close to mum Lodja on her first adventure outside her stable at Bristol Zoo Gardens, where Summertime babies throughout the zoo are enjoying the warm weather. (Ben Birchall/PA Wire)
  • Wash it away

    A young Indian boy enjoys bathing under a fountain near the India Gate monument to beat the heat on a hot day in New Delhi, India. Mercury rose in the national capital to around 44 degrees Celsius (111 degrees Fahrenheit) Thursday. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
  • Fresh as a daisy

    Forrest the Humboldt penguin keeps cool under a cold shower which was put in his enclosure by keepers at Blair Drummond Safari Park near Stirling, Scotland as the hot weather continues.
  • Once in a blue moon

    Kashmiri Muslim women pray as a head priest, unseen, displays a holy relic believed to be the hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammed, on the occasion of Mehraj-u-Alam, at the Hazratbal Shrine on the outskirts of Srinagar, India. Thousands of devotees thronged the Hazratbal shrine during Mehraj-u-Alam, believed to mark the ascension of Prophet Mohammed to Heaven. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

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