Bangladeshi Hindu children smeared in colors stand at a doorway as they watch Holi festival celebrations in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The holiday celebrated mainly in India and Nepal marks the beginning of spring and the triumph of good over evil.
Marissa Shadler kisses boyfriend Cory Dutkiewicz goodbye as he prepares to deploy on The USS New York, an amphibious transport dock ship, from Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va. This is the first deployment of the ship, parts of which were built with steel from the World Trade Center.
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Christie's scientific specialist James Hyslop poses for photographs with a sub-fossilized pre-17th century Elephant Bird egg at the auction house's premises in London. The extinct Elephant Bird species was native to Madagascar and among the heaviest known birds.
A 2-week-old Ring-tailed Lemur clings to its mother as it greets another lemur at the Singapore Zoo on March 26. The endangered Ring-tailed Lemur babies were born in the city-state's zoo.
Japan's Ai Fukuhara eyes a ball during her match against Poland's Magdalena Szczerkowska at the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Dortmund, Germany.
A young Hindu devotee sits covered in colored dye at the Banke Bihari temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna, during Holi festival celebrations in Vrindavan, India. Holi, the festival of colors, celebrates the arrival of spring.