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Week in Photos

The Week in Photos: Wild

This is the week that was, in photos…

THIS IS THE week that was, in photos…

The Week in Photos: Wild
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  • Free for all

    A Muslim activist with face painted to resemble a tiger, takes part in a protest against Sumatran tiger trade that marks the Global Tiger Day, in Jakarta, Indonesia. Sumatran tiger is the world's most critically endangered tiger subspecies with fewer than 400 remain in the wild and may become extinct in the next decade due to poaching and habitat loss. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
  • Wild card

    A diver performs with sardines as part of summer vacation events at an Coex Aquarium in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
  • Wildest dreams

    Kashmiri Muslim women pray to observe the Martyr Day of Hazrat Ali, cousin of Prophet Mohammed, on the 21st day of Ramadan at the Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar, India. Muslims across the world are observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan, where devout refrain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn to dusk.(AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
  • Run riot

    A leopard skin burns as Indian officials and activists burn wildlife contraband including tiger and leopard skins, and bones as part of a campaign to save the tiger in Mumbai, India. Despite conservation efforts, tiger numbers in India have declined due to rampant poaching of the cats for their valuable pelts and body parts that are highly prized in traditional Chinese medicine. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
  • Wild Fires

    A firefighting plane dumps water on flames in southern Rhodes, Greece. Authorities declared a state of emergency on the holiday island after a weekend fire destroyed an estimated 4,000 hectares of forest and farmland. A 40-year-old Greek man was detained by police for questioning, accused of starting the fire by accident with an outdoor barbecue grill. (AP Photo/Nicolas Nanev)
  • Feather in your cap

    Hat designer Nikki Lewis wears one of her creations for Vivien Sherriff during day three of Glorious Goodwood at Goodwood Racecourse, Chichester. (PA)
  • Wild horses

    France's Florent Manaudou, right, and Fabien Gilot celebrate after the French team won the gold medal in the Men's 4x100m freestyle relay final at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
  • Free as a bird

    Supporter of Lithuanian gay community waves a rainbow colored balloons during a gay pride parade in downtown Vilnius, Lithuania. A group of protesters tried to disrupt Lithuania's second gay pride parade ever on Saturday, defying an enormous police presence by throwing eggs at marchers and attempting to storm a stage. Several hundred gay rights activists took to the grand main street of Vilnius to show their pride, waving lithuanian and rainbow-colored flags. (AP Photo/Augustas Didzgalvis)
  • Wild garden

    Puck Vandermeulen age 5 The Netherlands (PA) Regent Street, London W1 is transformed with a garden theme to celebrate the last of the traffic-free Sundays as part of the Summer Streets series, in partnership with the Mayor of London.Shoppers had the chance to meet the Regent Street bees, relax in one of the pop-up gardens created by award winning landscape designers Annie Guilfoyle and Rachel Parker-Soden, commission takeaway poetry and enjoy the green space in the heart of London's West End. Press Association Photo. Picture date Sunday July 28th, 2013. Photo credit should read: Matt Alexander/PA Wire
  • Go wild

    Kim Sun Bom from North Korea performs during the men's 10-meter platform preliminary at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
  • Wildflowers

    North Korean women wave to their leader Kim Jong Un during a mass military parade on Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang to mark the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice on July 27, 2013. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)
  • Wild sky

    Hong Kong issued a strong wind signal number three as Tropical Storm Jebi edges closer. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
  • Splash about

    Children enjoying the hot weather playing in the water fountain by the Royal Festival Hall, on the Southbank in central London on the first day of August. (Yui Mok/PA Wire)
  • Break Free

    Israeli Orthodox Jew Shahar Hadar has his make-up applied as he prepares for a show at a drag queen school in downtown Tel Aviv, Israel. Hadar, a telemarketer by day, has taken the gay Orthodox struggle from the synagogue to the stage, beginning to perform as one of Israel'’s few religious drag queens. His drag persona is that of a rebbetzin, a female rabbinic advisor, a wholesome guise that stands out among the sarcastic and raunchy cast of characters on IsraelÂ's drag queen circuit. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
  • Wild and free

    Visitors enjoy viewing of sunflowers at the Sunflower Festival in Zama near Tokyo. More than half million of sunflowers are planted. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
  • Free spirit

    Standalone A Butterfly sits on a Lavender Plant. in Chester zoo's gardens. (Peter Byrne/PA Wire)
  • Wild at heart

    Vets at Chester Zoo perform a health check and discover the sex of the tiger cubs. (Peter Byrne/PA Wire)

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