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Chinese residents gather watch the solar eclipse in Wuhan, in central China’s Hubei province on July 22, 2009, as the lunar shadow or ‘umbra’ moves over the city.
Light returns to Shanghai following the eclipse.
Children observe the eclipse through Google goggles in Wangfujing Street, Beijing.
A silhouette in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China.
The view from Wenzhou of Zhejiang Province, China.
The public watch the event from Shanghai, China.
View of the solar eclipse from Flickr photographer, jaaron.
A Hindu man watches as he takes a bath in the Ganges river in the Indian city of Varanasi.
People watch the total solar eclipse at the Yonsei University on July 22, 2009 in Seoul, South Korea.
A partial solar eclipse is seen in Karachi on July 22, 2009.
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Wombat teeth don’t stop growing, which has posed a problem for this captive wombat who’s been skipping her healthy foods.
With a luxurious coat of fur that resembles the colour of fresh hot chocolate, the chocolate wattled bat is one cute critter.
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This beautifully illustrated large-format calendar features 12 works of art by one of Australia’s finest wildlife artists, James Hough.