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This Hubble Space Telescope image is the deepest ever made image of any cluster of galaxies. It shows some of the faintest and youngest galaxies ever detected. Abell 2744, in the constellation Sculptor, contains several hundred galaxies as they looked 3.5 billion years agoREUTERS/NASA/ESA
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Solar array panels on the Russian segment of the International Space Station are photographed by an Expedition 38 crew member while the crew watches for the arrival of the ISS Progress 54 cargo spacecraftReuters/NASA
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Water surrounds flooded properties in the village of Moorland on the Somerset LevelsGetty
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A spotted seal swims in a frozen pond after workers broke the ice at a zoo in Yantai, Shandong Province, ChinaGetty
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A tiger clutches a stack of bamboo in the snow at a zoo in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, ChinaReuters
Rachelle Arthey examines a confiscated elephant tusk ahead of today's crisis talks at London Zoo on illegal wildlife trade. In 2013 more than 25,000 African elephants were killed by poaching gangs, and experts fear that they will soon become extinct unless urgent action is taken.Johnny Green / London Zoo
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Bill Harrington sits with his Old English Sheepdog named Swagger during the 138th annual Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New YorkGetty
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Jordan, a Yorkshire Terrier, is prepared backstage during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New YorkAP
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Ethnic Miao women in traditional costume take part in the annual Tiaohua festival in Suoga village, Guizhou province, ChinaReuters
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Britain's Katie Summerhayes reacts at the finish line during the women's freestyle skiing slopestyle qualification event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic GamesReuters
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The helmets of eighteen competitors are seen during the men and women skeleton event training at the Sanki sliding centre in Rosa Khutor, a venue for the 2014 Sochi Winter OlympicsReuters
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France's Benjamin Cavet performs a jump during the men's freestyle skiing moguls qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter OlympicsReuters
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Australia's Dale Begg-Smith crashes during the men's freestyle skiing moguls qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter OlympicsReuters
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Sjinkie Knegt of Netherlands and Se Young Park of South Korea crash during the Short Track Men's 1500m Final B at the Sochi 2014 Winter OlympicsGetty
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A visitor views artist Phlegm's art installation "The Bestiary" at the Howard Griffin Gallery in Shoreditch, London. The artworks are not for sale, and their creator plans to destroy them when the show is overReuters
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An artist decorates the shield of an anti-government protester in Kiev, UkraineReuters
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un poses for a photo with participants of a national agriculture competitionReuters
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Academy Award nominees attend the 86th Academy Awards nominee luncheon at The Beverly Hilton HotelGetty