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Actors perform during Myths and Legends Festival in Medellin, Antioquia Department, Colombia. (Getty Images)
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Young polar bear Wilbaer looks out of his pool in Stuttgart's zoo Wilhelma. Wilbaer, who is the first polar bear who was born and brought up in this zoo in southern Germany, celebrated his first birthday on December 10. Next year, he is supposed to move to a zoo in Sweden. (Getty Images)
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Inhabitants look at a performance (300 painters performing on 2.700 m2, 335 flats, 1.000 windows) on a social housing building which will be demolished in one year at La Duchere district in Lyon, central eastern France, as part of the 10th edition of the Fete des Lumieres (Festival of Lights), the secular version of this religious tradition devoted to virgin Mary and dating back 150 years ago. This year, the event invites the public to create a giant fresco with lanterns to support the NGO Action contre la faim involved in the fight against hunger. (Getty Images)
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Members of the Sparifankerl Pass group take part in the so-called Krampus-Lauf parade at the Marienplatz place in Munich, southern Germany. The traditional parade in Bavaria and other alpine regions dates back to the christian-mythical figures of Bishop Nicholas and his companion Krampus. Already 500 years ago, the Krampus figures wearing wooden masks performed from the end of November to the beginning of January to banish demons and evil spirits. (Getty Images)
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Juan Jose Rodriguez-Andres Gardin, 60, popularly known as Coconut-peeler, performs during a public exhibition in Colon, some 100km north of Panama City. Gardin claims to be accepted in the Guinness Book of World Records, putting forward the fact that in September he peeled, with his mouth, 500 coconuts in six hours in downtown Panama City. (Getty Images)
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Cuban Jose Manuel Soto, better known as el Gran Taita, prepares to smoke a cigar in Old Havana. Soto is a retired seaman and a follower of Argentine-Cuban guerrilla leader Ernesto Che Guevara. (Getty Images)
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Lebanese farmer Khalil Semhat holds a giant potato in the southern Lebanese city of Tyre. The farmer couldn't believe his eyes when he discovered he had grown a massive potato weighing 11.3 kilos (24.9 pounds). (Getty Images)
It's a weird world 14
Hungarian guests swim in the pools of the Szechenyi Thermal Bath during the first Night of the Baths event organised by the Budapest Healing Baths and Hot Springs Company first time in Budapest. (Getty Images)
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Picture taken during a light show in Lyon, central eastern France, as part of the 10th edition of the

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