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The ‘Matabe-e zakura’, cherry blossom which is believed to be more than 300 years old, is in full bloom in Uda, Nara.(The Asahi Shimbun/Getty) 1.

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2 The ‘Matabe-e zakura’, cherry blossom which is believed to be more than 300 years old, is in full bloom in Uda, Nara.(The Asahi Shimbun/Getty) 1

3 A man takes a picture of a woman with cherry blossoms in full bloom in Tokyo. Reuters 2

4 A girl swings in front of a blossoming cherry tree in Berlin's Mauerpark, on April 13, 2014. (Reuters/Steffi Loos) 3

5 The Hoover Dam was finished in 1936 and impounds Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in theUS by volume.(Joe Klamar/AFP) 4

6 APRIL 8: Farmers look for weeds in a tulip field near the city of Noordwijkerhout, western Netherlands. (Peter Dejong/Associated Press) 5

7 Keukenhof, employing some 30 gardeners, is considered to be the world’s largest flower garden displaying millions of flowers every year. Yves Herman/Reuters 6

8 Fur seals rest at Isla de Lobos. Pablo Porciuncula/AFP 7

9 APRIL 1: A swan swims on a pond on a sunny spring day near Temritz, Germany. (Arno Burgi/AP) 8

10 MARCH 26: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, right, waves as he rides on a dog sled on the ice outside the city of Uummannaq, north of the Arctic Circle in West Greenland's Qaasuitsup Municipality. (Leiff Josefsen/POLFOTO) 9

11 An installation entitled “Digital Wattle”, symbolising Australia’s floral emblem, is illuminated with Singapore’s financial skyline silhouetted in the background. Wong Maye-E/AP 10

12 Elephant herds are pictured making their way through dense vegetation in Nairobi National Park, in the Kenya 11

13 Forest, south of Brussels(AP / Yves Logghe). 12

14 A handout image provided by the Canary Islands’ Astrophysical Research Institute shows the first of four full lunar eclipses which will take place at six months intervals, next to Mount Teide on Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. Danile Lopez / EPA / Handout 13

15 California Flower Fields Stun With Kaleidoscope of Color Emily Herren takes a picture with her phone as she visits the Flower Fields in Carlsbad, California. GREGORY BULL / AP 14

16 Photographer Mike Mezeul II produced this composite time lapse image of the lunar eclipse over a bluebonnet field in Ennis, Texas on April 15. Mezeul photographed the eclipse in 10 minutes intervals, spending a total of seven hours in the field capturing the moon's transitions. 15

17 Kashmiri women row a boat filled with weeds after cleaning the Dal Lake on Earth Day, on the outskirts of Srinagar, India.Dar Yasin/AP 16

18 Aquarium visitors take in the submarine view at the Chimelong Ocean Kingdom in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China. The ocean theme park claims to be the world’s largest and opened in March 21014.(Mark Ralston/AFP) 17

19 An aerial view shows a rapeseed field near Muencheberg, eastern Germany, on Tuesday.Patrick Pleul/AFP 18

20 An aerial view shows a boat making its way on the Scharmuetzelsee near Bad Sarow, eastern Germany on April 29, 2014. PATRICK PLEUL — AFP/Getty Images 19

21 An Indian fisherman casts his net into the Mahanadi river near Munduli, about 30km away from Bhubaneswar, eastern India, on Thursday-- Asit Kumar/AFP 20

22 A woman walks with her greyhound dogs along a path in the Durand forest near the French border with Switzerland, in Ferney Voltaire, France, on April 28, 2014. (Reuters/Denis Balibouse) 21

23 The moon rises in the sky above the domes of the Smolny Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia, on April 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky) 22

24 A small group of trees stand in a yellow blooming rapeseed field, pictured from a small plane near Muencheberg, Germany, on April 29, 2014. (AP Photo/dpa, Patrick Pleul) 23

25 Women pick tea leaves at the Moriuchi Tea Farm on May 1, 2014 in Shizuoka, Japan. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images) 24

26 May 3, 2014. Steam rises from a thoroughbred racehorse after morning workouts on the day of the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. (Luke Sharrett—Bloomberg via Getty Images) 25

27 May 5, 2014. A solar halo appears in the sky over Lhasa, the capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Chogo—Xinhua Press/Corbis) 26

28 Thousands of spider webs stretch across fields of grass at sunset on a farm in Nugee in the Victorian High Country, 147 kilometers (91 miles) 27

29 A surfer holding her board wades through the surf as clouds above are lit by the setting sun at Mollymook Beach on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia, May 8, 2014. 28

30 Una mujer camina por Plaza Brookfield, Bay Street, en Toronto, Canadá, el 7 de mayo de 2014. (REUTERS / Marcos Blinch) 29

31 Una cabeza de la semilla Taraxacum, también conocido como “diente de león”, es fotografiado en Chapel Hill, Carolina del Norte, el 7 de mayo de de 2014. (AP / Gerry Broome) 30

32 APRIL 27: Crystal Palace's mascot Kayla, a North American Bald Eagle, (Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP) 31

33 Un relámpago ilumina el cielo y se destaca la Cúpula de la Roca en la Ciudad Vieja de Jerusalén, el 7 de mayo de 2014. (REUTERS / Ammar Awad) 32

34 Clouds clear away from Victoria Harbour after a rainstorm in Hong Kong on May 8, 2014. (Alex Ogle/AFP/Getty Images) 33

35 Visitors stroll in a flower garden covered by over 800,000 Shibazakura, or Moss Phlox, in full bloom during the Fuji Shibazakura Festival at the foot of Mount Fuji in Fujikawaguchiko, Yamanashi prefecture, Japan, on on May 8, 2014. (Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images) 34

36 May 11, 2014. Trails of headlamps are seen in the night as runners make their way to the finish line during the XVII 101km competition on a mountain on the outskirts of Montejaque, southern Spain. (Jon Nazca—Reuters) 35

37 An airplane flies near mountains, as the sun rises in Rio de Janeiro on May 5, 2014. (Reuters/Sergio Moraes) 36

38 An Afghan survivor sits in front of his tent near the site of Friday's landslide that buried Abi-Barik village in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan, on May 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini) 37

39 A paraglider flies over the sea close to the Albanian town of Vlore as part of the Albania Paragliding Open 2014.( Gent Shkullaku/AFP/Getty Images) 38

40 The Sugar Loaf and Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro are under the blanket of fog sunrises Friday May 16, 2014 39

41 A flock of 147 flamingos has been spotted in Florida Water Management lands in Palm Beach County. Experts on the species say it’s the largest flock spotted in state history. Zoo Miami, the National Park Service and the Tropical Audubon Society are working to determine where they came from. (Brian Garrett/South Florida Water Management District) 40

42 A flock of flamingos the size of which hasn't been seen in Florida since the late 1800s moved into a remote stretch of Palm Beach County last week. 41

43 MAY 14: Sea turtles crawl before being returned to the ocean on a beach in Bali, Indonesia. With the help of tourists, Bali police released about a dozen turtles which they seized last month from illegal poachers. (Firdia Lisnawati/Associated Press) 42

44 A thunderstorm in Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti. May 20, 2014. Hector Retamal/AFP 43

45 Indian villagers cross the Daya River as they return home after finishing a day at the market, on the outskirts of eastern Bhubaneswar on Monday/Asit Kumarsit/AFP/Getty Images 44

46 MAY 19: An angler stands on a swimming platform at Lake Twistesee near Wetterburg, Germany. (Uwe Zucchi/dpa) 45

47 A farmer works a paddy on a terrace field in Suichuan county, China. (REUTERS/Stringer) 46

48 An aerial view of a flooded orchard near city of Brcko, Bosnia and Herzegovina. (Reuters) 47

49 An egret preens itself on a branch along the River Brahmaputra in Guwahati, India.(Anupam Nath/AP) 48

50 A Kashmiri man fishes from a traditional boat during sunset at the Dal Lake in Srinagar, India./AP 49

51 Kashmiri farmers work in paddy fields at Bandipora, north of Srinagar, on June 10, 2014. (Reuters/Danish Ismail) 50

52 A man swims in algae-covered Han River in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, June 11, 2014./Reuters. 51

53 A car travels along the scenic avenue of beech trees at Dark Hedges situated 50 miles North from Belfast in County Antrim, Northern Ireland./AP 52

54 Workers put final touches on decorations made of flowers at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China./Reuters 53

55 Boats sail in the bay of the Ionian island of Corfu, Greece. Photo: AP 54

56 May 30, 2014. Seagulls fly past a woman sitting on a rock ledge above Clovelly Beach on an autumn day in Sydney, Australia. (David Gray—Reuters) 55

57 Against the golden glow of early sunrise, magnificent birds and loving horses create striking silhouettes in the salt marshes of Britain. (Photo by Adrian Campfield/Solent News) 56

58 A man and a boy walk with their pigs in the morning mist at an agricultural field at village Kunda, outskirts of Allahabad, India, (Photo by Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP Photo) 57

59 Sugarloaf Mountain and the Guanabara Bay are seen in a blanket of early morning fog as the sun begins to rise in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 16, 2014(Photo by Felipe Dana/AP ) 58

60 Morning fog covers the valleys near Bernbeuren, southern Germany, June 26, 2014. (AP Photo/dpa, Karl-Josef Hildenbrand) 59

61 Tourists visit the Bell caves located at the Beit Guvrin-Maresha National Park in central Israel. World Heritage Site(Menahem Kahana/AFP) 60

62 Ireland, County Mayo. (Photo by John Lawrence/Getty images) 7/01/2014 王文堯 Kaohsiung Taiwan R.O.C All photos were taken from Iinternet.THE END 61

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