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A gray goose chick runs across a meadow in the English Garden, Munich

KATRIN REQUADT/DPA/ALAMY

Members of Wilton Windmill Society, in Wiltshire, gave the 1821 fantail mill its annual spring clean

Members of Wilton Windmill Society, in Wiltshire, gave the 1821 fantail mill its annual spring clean

BEN BIRCHALL/PA

Lily the donkey was greeted by Ben, seven, as she prepared to lead the first Palm Sunday procession since 2019 to Ripon Cathedral

Lily the donkey was greeted by Ben, seven, as she prepared to lead the first Palm Sunday procession since 2019 to Ripon Cathedral

TIMES PHOTOGRAPHER JAMES GLOSSOP

Wild Konik ponies, part of a 75-strong herd, do battle in Wicken Fen nature reserve, Ely

Wild Konik ponies, part of a 75-strong herd, do battle in Wicken Fen nature reserve, Ely

TERRY HARRIS

One couple finished with flying colors at the UK wife-carrying race in Dorking, Surrey.  The prize was a barrel of ale

One couple finished with flying colors at the UK wife-carrying race in Dorking, Surrey. The prize was a barrel of ale

PETER TARRY FOR THE TIMES

A lion cub wakes in the morning sun at the Zimanga private game reserve in South Africa

A lion cub wakes in the morning sun at the Zimanga private game reserve in South Africa

CALVIN KOTZE/ANIMAL NEWS AGENCY

Natalia Grossman of the USA competes during the women's finals of the IFSC Climbing World Cup in Meiringen, Switzerland

Natalia Grossman of the USA competes during the women’s finals of the IFSC Climbing World Cup in Meiringen, Switzerland

MARCO KOST/GETTY IMAGES

A 180m tightrope walk 20m above Vevey market square in western Switzerland formed part of a celebration of the town's links to the performing arts

A 180m tightrope walk 20m above Vevey market square in western Switzerland formed part of a celebration of the town’s links to the performing arts

GABRIEL MONNET/EPA

Big win: Poland's Michal Kwiatkowski celebrates his victory in the Amstel Gold Race, a road-cycling competition, with a well-deserved beer

Big win: Poland’s Michal Kwiatkowski celebrates his victory in the Amstel Gold Race, a road-cycling competition, with a well-deserved beer

ERIC LALMAND/ANP/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Maria, belonging to La Paz brotherhood and acting as a penitent, poses for a picture before taking part in a Palm Sunday procession in Seville

Maria, belonging to La Paz brotherhood and acting as a penitent, poses for a picture before taking part in a Palm Sunday procession in Seville

MARCELO DEL POZO/REUTERS

Historians dressed in period clothing go about their business during a Tudor-themed weekend at Athelhampton House and Gardens near Puddletown in Dorset

Historians dressed in period clothing go about their business during a Tudor-themed weekend at Athelhampton House and Gardens near Puddletown in Dorset

MAX WILLCOCK/BNPS

Ivor Button, a 95-year-old Briton, was flying high as he became the world's oldest wing walker after his plane took off from Rendcomb airfield in Gloucestershire

Ivor Button, a 95-year-old Briton, was flying high as he became the world’s oldest wing walker after his plane took off from Rendcomb airfield in Gloucestershire

TOM WREN/SWNS

Fifty race horses from the Park House Stables in Newbury, the trainer Andrew Balding's yard, return after early-morning exercise

Fifty race horses from the Park House Stables in Newbury, the trainer Andrew Balding’s yard, return after early-morning exercise

DAVID HARTLEY/PRESS PHOTOS

Marc Oliver Kempf of Hertha Berlin lights up the Olympiastadion during the Bundesliga match between Hertha BSC and 1. FC Union Berlin

Marc Oliver Kempf of Hertha Berlin lights up the Olympiastadion during the Bundesliga match between Hertha BSC and 1. FC Union Berlin

BORIS STREUBEL/GETTY IMAGES

A dove made out of 250 drone hovers by the illuminated LNG-run cruise ship AIDAcosma during its christening ceremony in Hamburg

A dove made out of 250 drone hovers by the illuminated LNG-run cruise ship AIDAcosma during its christening ceremony in Hamburg

AXEL HEIMKEN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Two harlequin macaws arrive for a free-fly session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Two harlequin macaws arrive for a free-fly session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

FAZRY ISMAIL/EPA

Polar bears are among models made of plants in the sculpture safari at Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire

Polar bears are among models made of plants in the sculpture safari at Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire

BEN BIRCHALL/PA

Horton Tower, near Wimborne in Dorset, is illuminated before sunset.  The folly, built in 1750, was said to have been Britain's tallest non-religious tower

Horton Tower, near Wimborne in Dorset, is illuminated before sunset. The folly, built in 1750, was said to have been Britain’s tallest non-religious tower

SHAZZ HOOPER/PICTUREEXCLUSIVE.COM

Yaquemile, a 48-year-old migrant from Cuba, arrives on US soil after wading through the Rio Grande river from Mexico with hundreds of other migrants from Central and South America

Yaquemile, a 48-year-old migrant from Cuba, arrives on US soil after wading through the Rio Grande river from Mexico with hundreds of other migrants from Central and South America

ADREES LATIF/REUTERS

Cornish pilot gigs head out of Hayle harbor in Cornwall, passing Porthkidney beach

Cornish pilot gigs head out of Hayle harbor in Cornwall, passing Porthkidney beach

DRONEMAN/PICTUREEXCLUSIVE.COM

A TAP Air Portugal airplane appears to reach lunar altitudes as it is photographed at just the right time from a balcony in Chalk Farm, north London

A TAP Air Portugal airplane appears to reach lunar altitudes as it is photographed at just the right time from a balcony in Chalk Farm, north London

IULI SNAPS/PICTUREEXCLUSIVE.COM

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