kim jong-un stuffed toys
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un smokes a cigarette as he visits the newly-completed Pyongyang Baby Home and Orphanage. We can't help wondering who arranged the stuffed toys behind himReuters
taronga zoo gorilla
A Western Lowland Gorilla named Mbeli holds her baby at Sydney's Taronga Zoo. The baby gorilla was born three days ago, and is the first sired by the zoo's new Silverback who arrived from France in 2012Reuters
sea otter
A California sea otter pup is bottle fed by senior animal care specialist Marcia Thissell at SeaWorld San Diego. The young marine mammal was rescued after being reported alone on a beach in Santa BarbaraGetty
taronga zoo giraffe
A giraffe eats in front of the Sydney Opera House during feeding time at Taronga ZooReuters
chile safari park lion
A lion stands on the cage of a vehicle at the Safari Lion Zoo in Rancagua, ChileAFP
chile safari park lion
Tourists look at a lion standing on top of a cage on a vehicle at the Safari Lion Zoo in Rancagua, ChileAFP
wooden car
Liu Fulong tests his home-made wooden electric car in Shenyang, Liaoning province, ChinaReuters
shell eco-marathon
Spanish driver Fernando Alonso and Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen of Scuderia Ferrari race in energy-efficient cars designed by students from Louisiana Tech for the Shell Eco-marathon in Austin, TexasAFP
mexican wrestling
Lucha libre wrestler Mariachi Loco launches Pinatita through the air at Ojo Del Mal while fighting during the Lucha VaVoom "Night of the Vampire" performance in Los AngelesReuters
halloween house decorations
A young visitor looks at a house covered in Halloween decorations in the Chicago suburb of Naperville, IllinoisReuters
halloween house decorations
A visitor poses for a photo among Halloween decorations in the Chicago suburb of Naperville, IllinoisReuters
mexico day of the dead
Women with faces painted to look like the popular Mexican figure called Catrina, also known as "The Elegant Death", are seen in ZapopanReuters
lagos fashion week
Models take a selfie backstage during Lagos fashion and design week in NigeriaReuters
senzo meyiwa
A fan cries holding a portrait of the slain Bafana-Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa during a memorial service in JohannesburgAFP
burkina faso
Protesters stand outside Burkina Faso's parliament building in Ouagadougou as cars and documents burn outsideAFP
A damaged house is partly buried by volcanic ash and lava from the eruption of Mount Sinabung volcano in the abandoned Sukameriah village, IndonesiaAFP
eden project
Horticulturist Dave Paul abseils beneath the 50-metre high roof of the Rainforest Biome at the Eden Project in Cornwall with a chainsaw to trim one of its oldest and tallest trees, an Alstonia scholaris, also known as a Devil Tree. The first trees were planted in the Rainforest Biome 14 years ago. The bigger specimens have to be regularly pollarded by Eden's rope-trained gardeners - known as sky monkeys - to prevent trunks and branches penetrating the Biome roofThe Eden Project
kim jong un plane
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sits in the cockpit of a fighter plane during an inspection of the Korean People's Army Air and Anti-Air ForceReuters