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The Week in Photos: Wild Thing

This is the week that was, in photos…

THIS IS THE week that was, in photos…

The Week in Photos: Wild Thing
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    A musher competes with his dog-sled during the Trans-Thuringia race, one of the biggest dog-sled races with purebred dogs in central Europe, in the Thuringian Forest near Fehrenbach, central Germany. Around 500 sled dogs and their mushers covered a distance of nearly 280 kilometers in seven runs. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)Source: Jens Meyer
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    A reveler poses for a photo during the 'Ceu na Terra', or Heaven on earth, carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The five days of over-the-top parades and raucous, alcohol-soaked street parties that make up Rio de Janeiro's world-famous Carnival celebrations kicked off Friday. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    Gucci stands next her owner that has a tattoo of her during the "Blocao" dog carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Carnival goes to the dogs as pet owners take to the streets for their own party, with their four-legged friends in ornate costumes. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    Blackburn's Rudy Gestede, left, in action against Stoke's goalkeeper Jack Butland during the English FA Cup fifth round soccer match between Blackburn and Stoke at Ewood Park Stadium, Blackburn, England. (AP Photo/Jon Super)Source: Jon Super
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    In this photo taken with a long exposure photo, a silhouetted child spins a ball of fire during rituals in celebration of Mesni Zagovezni (Shrovetide) in the village of Lozen near the capital Sofia. People in the region believe they can chase away evil spirits by performing fire rituals on Mesni Zagovezni. (AP Photo/Valentina Petrova)Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    A performer from the Imperatriz Leopoldinense samba school parades on a float during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    The aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known at Dunstanburgh Castle in Northumberland.Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images
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    One of the players falls over during the Shrovetide football match in Alnwick, Northumberland.
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    A man covers his face with animal blood to takes part in the ''Momotxorro Carnival'', in Alsasua, northern Spain. Momotxorro, characters who seem to have been resurrected from a prehistoric ritual, come out onto the town's streets. Wearing horns and hiding their faces under headscarves, they are dressed in a white sheet stained with blood, sheepskin gilets, blue trousers, white socks and black sandals. They tour the town roaring fiercely and brandishing their wooden staves, goading and frightening everyone who gets in their way. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    Skaters and scooter enthusiasts enjoy a temporary skate park that has been set up inside Malmesbury Abbey, Wiltshire, as the annual event sees skaters come inside the 12v Abbey to pull tricks and ride over jumps and ramps. Source: Ben Birchall
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    A cameraman films as Russian aerobatic team Yakovlev performs at the inaugural function of Aero India 2015 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore, India. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)Source: Aijaz Rahi
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    Hindu devotees, their bodies pierced with lemon and paladai, or bowl with a spout mainly used to feed milk to infants, wait to participate in a procession to mark Shivratri, or the night of Shiva, in Chennai, India. Such processions are held as an offering and show of devotion by devotees on the day dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction. (AP Photo/Arun Sankar K)Source: Arun Sankar K
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    Two polar bear cubs follow their mother as they venture outside their enclosures for the first time since they were born at Ouwehands Zoo in Rhenen, Netherlands. Three cubs were born Nov. 22, 2014 but one of the triplets died soon after birth, the cub's mother and grandmother live at the zoo, their father now lives at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park in England. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    A man selling food for pigeons sits in a cubicle, near Yeni Cami, in Istanbul, Turkey. Turkey's largest city, Istanbul, has been hit by a storm that has dumped up to a 60 centimetres (24 inches) of snow in some areas since Tuesday, wreaking havoc on roads. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    The sun rises above Lake Michigan as ice forms along the shore in Chicago. Temperatures have dipped to as low as -13 in parts of Illinois with wind chills forecast to fall to between 20 and 30 degrees below zero. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)Source: AP/Press Association Images

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