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21 Striking Photos You Missed This Week 

Featured Photo: A man mimics a caged animal as he climbs an art installation traveling through São Paulo, Brazil. According to artist Eduardo Srur, the exhibition “Vida Libre” (“Free Life”) is intended to make society rethink how trapped animals are used for human entertainment.Andre Penner/AP

With the ever-changing news cycle, it’s easy to miss captivating images that fly under the radar. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered.

We’re highlighting exceptional photos from around the world this past week.

A pair of Canada geese (Branta canadensis) protect their 10 goslings as they make their way along the River Thames, Caterham, UK | Geoffrey Swaine/REX/Shutterstock

Puppet maker Louise Jones puts the finishing touches on her group of corgi puppets, each one an individual and based on past and present royal corgis, part of “The Queen’s Favourites,” for the Platinum Jubilee Pageant, in Coventry, England. Kirsty Wigglesworth / AP

Britain’s Prince Charles sits by the Imperial State Crown at the opening of Parliament on Tuesday,.Ben Stansall/Pool/AP

White House press secretary Jen Psaki, right, is hugged by Karine Jean-Pierre, her soon-to-be successor, Jean-Pierre will be the first Black person and the first out LGBTQ person to hold the position.Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

A cat is examined by a judge during a feline beauty contest in Bucharest, Romania, on Saturday.Andreea Alexandru/AP

People celebrate Children’s Day in Tokyo, Japan. David Mareuil / Anadolu Agency / Getty

Snake catchers place snakes on a statue of Saint Domenico during a procession in Cocullo, Italy, on May 1, 2022. The Festival of Snake Catchers (Festa dei Serpari) is an annual religious procession during which the patron saint’s statue is carried, covered with living snakes. Antonio Masiello / Getty

A demonstrator holds a sign with a clothes hanger attached to it during a protest after the leak of a draft majority opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito preparing for the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion-rights decision later this year, in New York City. Jeenah Moon / Reuters

A destroyed Russian tank’s turret is seen stuck in the ground in Zalissia, Kyiv region, Ukraine. Zohra Bensemra / Reuters

Two children ride a horse at Jabalia refugee camp Gaza City as they celebrate on the second day of the feast of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Mahmoud Issa/Quds Net News/ZUMA/Rex/Shutterstock

A Ukrainian serviceman fires a mortar in the country’s Kharkiv region on Monday.Serhii Nuzhnenko/Reuters

A tourist plays with a dolphin at the Cayo Largo dolphinarium in Varadero, Cuba, on Thursday. Yamil Lage/AFP/Getty Images

Jill Biden meets with women and their children as she visits a refugee center in Košice, Slovakia, on Mother’s Day, Sunday, Susan Walsh/Pool/AFP/Getty Images

“Shot Sage Blue Marilyn,” one of Andy Warhol’s iconic Marilyn Monroe portraits, is auctioned in New York on Monday, May 9. It sold for a record $195 million.Jeenah Moon/The New York Times/Redux.

Sergey Andreev, the Russian ambassador to Poland, was doused in red paint by protesters while trying to lay a wreath at the cemetery of Soviet soldiers in Warsaw, Poland, on Monday.Wojtek Radwanski/AFP/Getty Images

Two beachside homes in North Carolina’s Outer Banks collapsed from high water levels and beach erosion on Tuesday. The collapses in Rodanthe are part of what officials worry could be a growing issue amid severe weather and longer-term concerns such as rising sea levels and beach erosion on the border island of Cape Hatteras.Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Reid Detmers is mobbed by his teammates after throwing a no-hitter against Tampa Bay on Tuesday.Ashley Landis/AP

Palestinian beekeepers collect honey at an apiary in Khan Yunis, Gaza, on Monday.Said Khatib/AFP/Getty Images

A cannon is fired in Mexico City during a recreation of the Battle of Puebla on Thursday, May 5. It was part of Cinco de Mayo celebrations.Eduardo Verdugo/AP

A girl runs away from a gorilla replica at a park in Hong Kong on Monday.Kin Cheung/AP

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