albino alligator
An employee holds one of the two one-year-old albino alligators at the Tropical Aquarium in ParisReuters
reading with cats
Desmond Allen reads to Ginger the cat at the Animal Rescue League of Berks County in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania. Research shows that animals can be a non-evaluative presence that can provide support and comfort to kids without judging themReuters
Thai valentine
Praem Pam Srichamnan and Suriya Utai are chased across a pond by men dressed as pirates during a Valentine's Day wedding ceremony in Prachin Buri province, ThailandReuters
mass wedding
Newly-wed couples kiss during a mass wedding ceremony sponsored by the local government as a pre-Valentine's Day gift for unmarried couples at Rosario town in the PhilippinesReuters
valentines starlings
A flock of migrating starlings seem to form a heart shape as they fly over the southern Israeli village of TidharAP
Valentine Ukraine
An anti-government protester presents a bouquet of flowers to his girlfriend in front of fellow activists in KievReuters
betsey johnson
Designer Betsey Johnson, aged 71, does a cartwheel following her show during New York Fashion WeekReuters
fashion signs
Inspirational signs taped to the walls backstage at the Betsey Johnson show are seen during New York Fashion WeekReuters
olympic matroshka
Sweden's Henrik Harlaut performs a jump during the men's freestyle skiing slopestyle qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter OlympicsReuters
olympic james woods
James Woods of Britain performs a jump and reacts during a slopestyle freestyle skiing qualification session for the 2014 Sochi Winter OlympicsReuters
olympic multiple
A multiple exposure photo of Finland's Antti Ollila competing in the men's ski slopestyle qualifying roundAP
olympic Vanessa Mae
Violinist Vanessa-Mae Vanakorn, representing Thailand, clears a gate during the 2014 Sochi Winter OlympicsReuters
olympic helmet
Austria's Janine Flock competes during the women's skeleton event at the 2014 Sochi Winter OlympicsRetromobile
korea snow
A man walks past snow-covered buses as more than one metre (3.3 feet) of snow fell in Gangneung, South KoreaAP
syria bomb
A man reacts at a site hit by what activists said were explosive barrels thrown by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the Al-Haidariya neighbourhood of AleppoReuters
A demonstrator jumps on a wall of shields formed by riot police during a protest against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government in CaracasReuters