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A worker sings while carrying prickly pears on his head as their production is on the rise due to low water consumption and ability to withstand extreme temperatures, according to farmers, at a farm in Al Qalyubia Governorate, Egypt, August 2, 2022. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

A worker sings while carrying prickly pears on his head as their production is on the rise due to low water consumption and ability to withstand extreme temperatures, according to farmers, at a farm in Al Qalyubia Governorate, Egypt, August 2, 2022....more

A worker sings while carrying prickly pears on his head as their production is on the rise due to low water consumption and ability to withstand extreme temperatures, according to farmers, at a farm in Al Qalyubia Governorate, Egypt, August 2, 2022. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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A jaguar cub is seen between the legs of a zookeeper at the zoo in Havana, Cuba, July 29. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A jaguar cub is seen between the legs of a zookeeper at the zoo in Havana, Cuba, July 29. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A jaguar cub is seen between the legs of a zookeeper at the zoo in Havana, Cuba, July 29. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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A child points a water pistol at a statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin riding a tank by French artist James Colomina in a playground in Central Park in Manhattan, New York City, August 2. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A child points a water pistol at a statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin riding a tank by French artist James Colomina in a playground in Central Park in Manhattan, New York City, August 2. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A child points a water pistol at a statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin riding a tank by French artist James Colomina in a playground in Central Park in Manhattan, New York City, August 2. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Scotland's Eilidh Gorrell in action on the balance beam during the Commonwealth Games, July 30. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay

Scotland's Eilidh Gorrell in action on the balance beam during the Commonwealth Games, July 30. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay

Scotland's Eilidh Gorrell in action on the balance beam during the Commonwealth Games, July 30. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay
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Workers and exhibitors cut a giant Torta of 74.2 meters long during the Torta fair, attempting at the world's largest sandwich (commonly called Torta in Mexico), in Mexico City, Mexico, August 3. REUTERS/ Henry Romero

Workers and exhibitors cut a giant Torta of 74.2 meters long during the Torta fair, attempting at the world's largest sandwich (commonly called Torta in Mexico), in Mexico City, Mexico, August 3. REUTERS/ Henry Romero

Workers and exhibitors cut a giant Torta of 74.2 meters long during the Torta fair, attempting at the world's largest sandwich (commonly called Torta in Mexico), in Mexico City, Mexico, August 3. REUTERS/ Henry Romero
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A driver takes part in a car demolition derby organized by the Cars and Motorcycles Sport Association (Malta) to raise funds for the Puttinu Cares children's cancer support group in Ta' Qali, Malta, July 30. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A driver takes part in a car demolition derby organized by the Cars and Motorcycles Sport Association (Malta) to raise funds for the Puttinu Cares children's cancer support group in Ta' Qali, Malta, July 30. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A driver takes part in a car demolition derby organized by the Cars and Motorcycles Sport Association (Malta) to raise funds for the Puttinu Cares children's cancer support group in Ta' Qali, Malta, July 30. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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A sinkhole is exposed at a mining zone close to Tierra Amarilla town, in Copiapo, Chile, August 1. REUTERS/Johan Godoy

A sinkhole is exposed at a mining zone close to Tierra Amarilla town, in Copiapo, Chile, August 1. REUTERS/Johan Godoy

A sinkhole is exposed at a mining zone close to Tierra Amarilla town, in Copiapo, Chile, August 1. REUTERS/Johan Godoy
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Aircraft participate in Pyramids Air Show 2022 where Egyptian Air Forces' "Silver Stars" aerobatics perform along with the South Korean "Black Eagles" aerobatic team, at the Pyramids Plateau in Giza, Egypt, August 3. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Aircraft participate in Pyramids Air Show 2022 where Egyptian Air Forces' "Silver Stars" aerobatics perform along with the South Korean "Black Eagles" aerobatic team, at the Pyramids Plateau in Giza, Egypt, August 3. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Aircraft participate in Pyramids Air Show 2022 where Egyptian Air Forces' "Silver Stars" aerobatics perform along with the South Korean "Black Eagles" aerobatic team, at the Pyramids Plateau in Giza, Egypt, August 3. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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A festival goer cheers during the Wacken Open Air 2022 heavy metal festival in Wacken, Germany, August 3.  REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

A festival goer cheers during the Wacken Open Air 2022 heavy metal festival in Wacken, Germany, August 3.  REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

A festival goer cheers during the Wacken Open Air 2022 heavy metal festival in Wacken, Germany, August 3.  REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen
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A volunteer holds the beak of a flamingo chick after it was fitted with an identity ring at a lagoon in the Fuente de Piedra natural reserve near Malaga, southern Spain, July 30. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A volunteer holds the beak of a flamingo chick after it was fitted with an identity ring at a lagoon in the Fuente de Piedra natural reserve near Malaga, southern Spain, July 30. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A volunteer holds the beak of a flamingo chick after it was fitted with an identity ring at a lagoon in the Fuente de Piedra natural reserve near Malaga, southern Spain, July 30. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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A man covered with mud that is believed to be curative walks at Queen's beach in Nin, Croatia, August 3. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

A man covered with mud that is believed to be curative walks at Queen's beach in Nin, Croatia, August 3. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

A man covered with mud that is believed to be curative walks at Queen's beach in Nin, Croatia, August 3. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
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Wales' Jacob Edwards in action on the parallel bars during the Commonwealth Games, July 31. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay

Wales' Jacob Edwards in action on the parallel bars during the Commonwealth Games, July 31. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay

Wales' Jacob Edwards in action on the parallel bars during the Commonwealth Games, July 31. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay
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A driver takes a rest in an auto rickshaw while he waits in a line to buy petrol from a fuel station, amid Sri Lanka's economic crisis, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, July 30. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A driver takes a rest in an auto rickshaw while he waits in a line to buy petrol from a fuel station, amid Sri Lanka's economic crisis, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, July 30. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A driver takes a rest in an auto rickshaw while he waits in a line to buy petrol from a fuel station, amid Sri Lanka's economic crisis, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, July 30. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Najin, one of the last two northern white rhino females, stands at her enclosure at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Nanyuki, Kenya, July 29. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky

Najin, one of the last two northern white rhino females, stands at her enclosure at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Nanyuki, Kenya, July 29. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky

Najin, one of the last two northern white rhino females, stands at her enclosure at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Nanyuki, Kenya, July 29. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky
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A geometric perspective-localized painting by Swiss artist Felice Varini is seen at Instituto Artium de Cultura in Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 3. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A geometric perspective-localized painting by Swiss artist Felice Varini is seen at Instituto Artium de Cultura in Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 3. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A geometric perspective-localized painting by Swiss artist Felice Varini is seen at Instituto Artium de Cultura in Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 3. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A young woman sits in a toy helicopter as she waits for customers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, August 3. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A young woman sits in a toy helicopter as she waits for customers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, August 3. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A young woman sits in a toy helicopter as she waits for customers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, August 3. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Cletus Big Throat Jr., of Magrath, Alberta is bucked off Yellow Jacket in the saddle bronc event during the first Writing-On-Stone Rodeo held since the COVID-19 pandemic in the World Heritage Site location of Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada, July 31.  REUTERS/Leah Hennel

Cletus Big Throat Jr., of Magrath, Alberta is bucked off Yellow Jacket in the saddle bronc event during the first Writing-On-Stone Rodeo held since the COVID-19 pandemic in the World Heritage Site location of Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park,...more

Cletus Big Throat Jr., of Magrath, Alberta is bucked off Yellow Jacket in the saddle bronc event during the first Writing-On-Stone Rodeo held since the COVID-19 pandemic in the World Heritage Site location of Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada, July 31.  REUTERS/Leah Hennel
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A clown performs during the opening parade of the festivities of El Divino Salvador del Mundo (The Divine Savior of The World), patron saint of the capital city of San Salvador, El Salvador, August 1. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A clown performs during the opening parade of the festivities of El Divino Salvador del Mundo (The Divine Savior of The World), patron saint of the capital city of San Salvador, El Salvador, August 1. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A clown performs during the opening parade of the festivities of El Divino Salvador del Mundo (The Divine Savior of The World), patron saint of the capital city of San Salvador, El Salvador, August 1. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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Palestinian child Jood looks at a peacock on his father Ghazi's farm, in Araba in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, August 1. REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta

Palestinian child Jood looks at a peacock on his father Ghazi's farm, in Araba in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, August 1. REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta

Palestinian child Jood looks at a peacock on his father Ghazi's farm, in Araba in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, August 1. REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta
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A visitor dressed as a ghost attends "Ghosts and Hells: The Underworld in Asian Art" exhibition at Tainan Art Museum, as part of a "ghostly evening" at the start of the traditional Ghost Month in Tainan, Taiwan, July 30. REUTERS/Ann Wang

A visitor dressed as a ghost attends "Ghosts and Hells: The Underworld in Asian Art" exhibition at Tainan Art Museum, as part of a "ghostly evening" at the start of the traditional Ghost Month in Tainan, Taiwan, July 30. REUTERS/Ann Wang

A visitor dressed as a ghost attends "Ghosts and Hells: The Underworld in Asian Art" exhibition at Tainan Art Museum, as part of a "ghostly evening" at the start of the traditional Ghost Month in Tainan, Taiwan, July 30. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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