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Lion tamer Vladislav Goncharov performs with a lion during the official Award Gala Evening of the 36th International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GAETAN LUCI / Pool

A boy runs away from a roaring dinosaur as replicas of the extinct animals are exhibited in the snow-covered Pionirska Dolina park. The exhibition, called "The World of Dinosaurs," opened Wednesday. The reconstruction of the dinosaurs was supervised by the Natural History Museum in Hanover, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FEHIM DEMIR / EPA

An old MK II model Jaguar car is on display, hanging from the outer wall of a parking lot building, as part of its decoration.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK BERNARD / AFP

Luke Donald plays a ball out of the sand at Liwa Desert, two days ahead of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Redington / Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship

A model presents a creation by On Aura Tout Vu during the Spring/Summer 2012 Haute Couture collection show.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIERRE VERDY / AFP

Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a shot against David Ferrer of Spain during their quarterfinal at the Australian Open tennis championship.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Donegan / Associated Press

A young Chinese man holds joss sticks to pray for prosperity and well being at the start of the Year of the Dragon at the Tibetan Lama Temple. China is welcoming the year of the dragon, a symbol considered to be particularly auspicious because it is the only mythical creature among the dozen animals that represent each year in the Chinese cosmic cycle.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK RALSTON / AFP

A rainbow is seen over Lycabettus Hill after heavy rainfall.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dimitri Messinis / Associated Press

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Pictures in the News | Jan. 25, 2012

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Pictures in the News | Jan. 25, 2012

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Pictures in the News | Jan. 25, 2012

The Week in Pictures | May 23-29, 2011

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Pictures in the News | Jan. 25, 2012

Hopefully the first few shots in Wednesday’s Pictures in the News will cause a double take among viewers: A tamer carrying a lion over his shoulders, a snow-covered dinosaur, a golfer teeing off in what appears to be the world’s biggest sand trap, and a model barbecuing on the runway. There’s more.

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