baby monkey goat
A fifteen-day old orphaned baby monkey nurses from a goat at the Asha Foundation animal shelter and hospital in Hathijan, IndiaAFP
baby monkeys
Two ten-day-old Patas Monkey babies and their mothers sit in the sun at the zoo in Olomouc, Central Moravia, Czech RepublicAFP
baby gorillas
Baby lowland gorillas Jamila and Suwedi cuddle in their enclosure at the zoo in Duisburg, western GermanyAFP
Butterflies sit on the face of Isla, aged 6, at the Natural History Museum's 'Sensational Butterflies' outdoor butterfly house in LondonGetty
gold toilet paper
Luxury toilet paper with 24 carat gold motifs is produced at the Tissue Design workshop of Fritz Loibl in Grafenau, Germany. Each gold embossed toilet roll costs 179 euros (£148)Reuters
toronto mayor
Fake mayoral election campaign signs with fictitious candidates are seen in Toronto. Rob Ford (bottom right), who is running for re-election as Toronto Mayor, made global headlines last year after admitting he had smoked crack cocaineReuters
photosynthesis map
This glow over North America represents fluorescence from plants in early July, over a period from 2007 to 2011. Data from satellite sensors show that during the northern hemisphere's growing season, the midwest region of the United States boasts more photosynthetic activity than any other spot on EarthREUTERS/Goddard Space Flight Center/NASA
cherry blossom
A man takes a picture of a woman with cherry blossoms in full bloom in TokyoReuters
noah emma watson
Emma Watson poses at the UK premiere of "Noah" at the Odeon Leicester Square in LondonGetty
merkel selfie
Pupils take mobile phone 'selfies' with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, as she arrives for a visit at Robert-Jungk Europe high school in BerlinReuters
queen statue
The Queen unveils the Windsor Greys statue in Windsor. The statue celebrates the role played by Windsor Grey horses in the ceremonial life of the royal family. Windsor Grey horses have been drawing the carriages of successive monarchs since Queen VictoriaAFP
china flood
Residents use a boat on a flooded street in Dongguan, Guangdong Province, after a heavy rainstorm hit southern ChinaGetty
afghan soldier
An Afghan National Army soldier looks out from a rocky outcrop near Pul-e AlamGetty
las vegas high roller
Casinos are seen from the 550-foot High Roller observation wheel in Las VegasReuters
las vegas high roller
People ride in the cabins of the 550-foot-tall High Roller observation wheel after its opening in Las Vegas. The observation wheel, the tallest in the world, is part of the Linq project, a $550 million development by Caesars Entertainment CorpReuters
venezuela water cannon
A police water cannon burns after being hit with Molotov cocktails thrown by anti-government protesters during riots in Chacao district in Caracas, VenezuelaReuters
venezuela protest
A member of Venezuela's National Guard tries to control anti-government protesters in CaracasAFP
china proterst
Residents ride past a burning public security kiosk in Maoming, Guangdong province during a protest against a planned chemical plant project. The city in southern China said it will not go ahead with the project if a majority of residents object to itReuters
PETA seal
PETA activists simulate the slaughtering of a seal in front of the Canadian Consulate in Los Angeles. The demand for seal fur has plummeted to the point that Canada's annual massacre of tens of thousands of baby harp seals is costing the Canadian government about $7 million a year in subsidiesAFP