A three-month-old Bengal tiger plays with a three-month-old lion cub at a zoo in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The keepers at the zoo educate visitors and raise awareness of endangered animals around the world. The park’s own tiger breeding program has enjoyed success with more than 20 tigers born since 2010, including a rare white Bengal tiger, according to zoo vet Martin Martinz. (Carlos Jasso/Reuters) Click image to zoom.
A man films video of water that overran a dam caused by heavy rains in Cuilapa, Guatemala. Rains will likely continue during the next few days as a low-pressure system hovers over southeastern Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador, according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida. (Rodrigo Abd/Associated Press) Click image to zoom.
A dog stands on a car inundeated with floodwaters in the ancient Thai capital of Ayutthaya, 80 kms north of Bangkok, on October 12, 2011. At least 269 people have died in more than two months of floods that have damaged the homes and livelihoods of millions of people, according to the government. (PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images)
Customers lined up at ‘Obama Fried Chicken,’ opened by university students, in Beijing Sunday. The owners changed the name to ‘UFO’ amid trademark-infringement accusations from KFC, but kept the likeness of President Barack Obama in suspenders, which resembles KFC’s Colonel Sanders. (ChinaFotoPress/Zuma Press)
The final touches are put to Comedy Carpet by Gordon Young. The installation on Blackpool’s promenade immortalises the UK’s favourite comedians and comic writers from the heyday of music hall to the present day. The artwork took five years to compete and features catchphrases, jokes and sketches, made up from more than 160,000 letters cut from black and red granite and cobalt blue concrete. (Christopher Furlong / Getty Images) Click image to zoom.
A penguin found on the beach coated in oil gets washed at the Oiled Wildlife Response unit set up in a makeshift camp in Tauranga, New Zealand. The belly of the penguin is normally colored white. The 47,000 ton Rena, a Liberan container vessel, struck a reef on Wednesday causing an oil leak that has spread over five kilometers. Authorities are preparing for the worst environmental disaster in New Zealand history should the vessel break up and spill 1,700 tons of fuel into the Bay of Plenty. (SUNLIVE New Zealand, Getty Images)
Security guards pose for a photograph next to a truck covered with artwork by street artist Banksy in London, England, on October 6. The Banksy piece, entitled “Laugh Now But One Day We Will Be In Charge, Turbo Zone Truck” was created in 2000 and will go on private auction at the Cumberland Hotel this Monday. (Suzanne Plunkett / Reuters)
Flowers and an iPad showing a picture of Steve Jobs are placed at a makeshift memorial for Jobs at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California, and a tag is painted outside Apple’s flagship store on 5th Avenue in New York. Apple founder and visionary Steve Jobs, 56, died from cancer on Wednesday, a premature end for a man who revolutionized modern culture and changed forever the world’s relationship to technology through inventions such as the iPad and iPhone. (Getty Images, AFP) Click image to zoom.