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Striking Photos You Missed This Week 

Featured Photo: Victoria Harris, a staff member for Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, holds Clover, a nine-month-old female kangaroo, at the Secretary of State building in Sacramento, California. SeaWorld displayed Clover and other rescued and rehabilitated animals for state lawmakers and their staff to demonstrate the importance of conservation and animal care. Rich Pedroncelli / 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.

Check them out:

The blood moon is seen during a total lunar eclipse in Rio de Janeiro on Monday, May 16.Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images

A newborn albino red-necked wallaby eats while being carried by its mother in their enclosure at the zoo in Decin, Czech Republic. David W Cerny/Reuters

A shark cruises over the ocean bottom, seen during a scuba trip off Jupiter Inlet, Florida. Sam Wolfe / Reuters

Activists take part in the “Bans Off Our Bodies” march for abortion access in Washington, D.C., on May 14, 2022.  Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty

A farmer packages watermelons at a farm in Xianxian County in Shanxi Province, China. VCG via Getty

Veronika, 8, milks a cow in Bakhmut, eastern Ukraine, on Thursday.Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images

Israeli police confront mourners in Jerusalem as they carry the casket of veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was shot dead two days earlier while reporting on a military raid in the West Bank city of Jenin. Maya Levin/AP

Taylor Swift participates in a New York University graduation ceremony at Yankee Stadium in New York on Wednesday, May 18. The prolific pop singer received an honorary doctorate of fine arts. Seth Wenig/AP

An American flag is raised for the first time after US diplomats returned to the US embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine. Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Wednesday that the US had reopened its embassy in Kyiv after it closed three months ago ahead of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.Edgar Su/Reuters

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden pay their respects on Tuesday, May 17, at a makeshift memorial for the victims of Saturday’s mass shooting in Buffalo, New York. President Biden on Tuesday did not hesitate to call the deadly shooting an act of domestic terrorism, condemning the racist ideology of the suspected shooter. “White supremacy is a poison. It’s a poison … running through our body politic,” Biden said, adding that silence is “complicity.”Andrew Harnik/AP

Milwaukee’s Keston Hiura celebrates after hitting a walk-off home run to defeat the Atlanta Braves in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Wednesday, May 18.Morry Gash/AP

A stray cat walks on the fence of a kindergarten where seven people have been sheltering in the basement for more than two months, in Lysychansk, eastern Ukraine. Yasuyoshi Chiba / AFP / Getty

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is shown how to purchase a train ticket as she attends the opening ceremony of the long-awaited Elizabeth line at Paddington station in west London on Tuesday, Toby Melville/Reuters

Graduate Julia Pontes holds her 8-month-old daughter, Stella Lyra, during the Columbia University commencement ceremony in New York. Andrew Kelly/Reuters

A worker dismantles a sculpture of a Soviet soldier from the Eternal Flame memorial complex created by Soviet authorities, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in Chervonohrad, Lviv region, Ukraine. Pavlo Palamarchuk / Reuters

Environmental activist Rob Greenfield walks around Beverly Hills, California, wearing a suit filled with every piece of trash he has generated living and consuming like a typical American for one month, to raise awareness about how much garbage just one person generates. Robyn Beck / AFP / Getty

Wild boars and their piglets cross a street in Rome, Italy. Health authorities in the Lazio region are working to contain the potential spread of African swine fever in the city’s wild-boar population. Antonio Masiello / Getty

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