August 30, 2013

    Published August 30, 2013


    A fisherman arranges fishes kept for drying at a fishing harbor in the southern Indian city of Chennai.


    A lobster boat and a sailboat head out to sea past Ram Island Ledge Light at the mouth of Portland Harbor, off Cape Elizabeth, Maine, USA.


    Turkish soldiers carry a giant banner bearing a portrait of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of modern Turkey, during a parade marking the 91st anniversary of Victory Day in Ankara.


    A Congolese armed forces (FARDC) tank fires a shot as soldiers battle M23 rebels in Kibati, outside Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.


    A protester kicks a tear gas canister during clashes with riot police launching water canons in downtown Bogota, Colombia, Aug. 29, 2013.


    Four caracal cubs sit in a basket at the Animal Park zoo in Berlin, Germany.


    A participant bicycles away from the effigy of the Man (R, top) at the 2013 Burning Man arts and music festival in Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA, Aug. 29, 2013. The federal government issued a permit for 68,000 people from all over the world to gather at the sold out festival, which is celebrating its 27th year, to spend a week in the remote desert to experience art, music and the unique community.


    Street artists perform in downtown Rome, Italy.


    Calligrapher Zhang Kesi dips his brush with ink as he works on a giant calligraphy in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China. Zhang, best known for his giant Chinese calligraphy works written with oversized writing brushes, finished a new calligraphy. It will be presented as a gift to the upcoming National Games to be held in the city from Aug. 31 to Sept. 12.


    Hot air balloons fly over the Loire during the 39th French Air-Balloon Championship in Brissac-Quincé, Western France. Ninety-two hot-air balloons compete until Aug. 31.


    Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Breakwater Country Park for the start of the Ring O' Fire Anglesey Coastal Ultra Marathon, a three-day, 135-mile foot race around the rugged coast of Anglesey, Wales. Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, made her first public appearance since the birth of Prince George as she joined husband Prince William at the event.

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    by: Mauro Sanchez from: Cuenca Ecuador
    August 31, 2013 10:17 PM
    I would like to comment about picture number 6 of August 30 2013. Wonderful picture. It is the first time I see this kind of animals. I would like to know also where do these animals come from? and what is the natural habitat of them? They are very similar to common cats.