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Photos of the Week: Foam Party, Pet Dryer, Hummingbird Care

Jun 21, 2023

Mountain-bike racing in Scotland, flooding in Northern Europe, missile strikes in Ukraine, wildfire damage in Hawaii, a rescued wallaby in Australia, a dog-surfing championship in California, a rubber-duck derby in Chicago, and much more

This underwater picture shows Brazilian surfer Gabriel Medina during a training session on August 9, 2023, in Teahupo'o, Tahiti, a few days before the WSL Shiseido Tahiti pro-surfing event. #

People wait at the mass start on their stand-up paddleboards in the Fontanka River during an annual costumed paddleboarding festival in St. Petersburg, Russia, on August 5, 2023. #

A surfer during sunset at Pacifica State Beach in Pacifica, California, on August 6, 2023 #

The world's largest rubber duck is seen on the water near the wharf in Leonardtown, Maryland, on August 4, 2023. #

Seventy-five thousand rubber ducks are held in place before they are raced down the Chicago River during the Chicago Duck Derby in Illinois, on August 10, 2023. The derby is a charity event in which members of the public can pay to "adopt" a duck to help athletes at Special Olympics Illinois. #

Members of the band DEVO perform during their farewell tour in Copenhagen, Denmark, on August 8, 2023. #

Sphynx cats, photographed in Ankara, Turkey. International Cat Day was celebrated on August 8. #

A cat sits inside a pet dryer at Rocky's Cat Club on the eve of International Cat Day in Ampang, near Kuala Lumpur, on August 7, 2023. #

From front to back: Carson, Rosie, and Charlie Surfs Up compete during the World Dog Surfing Championships in Pacifica, California, on August 5, 2023. The event helps local charities raise money by sponsoring a contestant or a team, with a portion of the proceeds going to dog, environmental, and surfing nonprofit organizations. #

A wakeboarder plays in a flooded road in Klagenfurt, Austria, on August 6, 2023, following heavy rainfall. #

A woman practices flyboarding off Jumeirah beach in Dubai on August 7, 2023. #

B-boy Junior of France performs at Passerelle Debilly during the Red Bull BC One All Stars Paris takeover on August 9, 2023. #

An athlete competes in the women's long jump during the European Athletics U20 Championships Jerusalem on August 9, 2023, in Jerusalem, Israel. #

Flea, of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, performs on day four of the Lollapalooza Music Festival, on August 6, 2023, at Grant Park in Chicago. #

Seana Williams, the "Queen of Toronto," performs during the parade of Caribana, one of the largest Caribbean festivals in North America, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on August 5, 2023. #

A member of Tornadoes, India's Army Service Corps' motorcycle display team, performs at the ASC Center and College in Bengaluru, India, on August 4, 2023. #

People dance during an electro-party at the Humboldt Hotel in Caracas, Venezuela, on August 6, 2023. #

A ballerina performs on a stage in Baghdad, Iraq, on August 5, 2023. #

Indigenous people participate in a march commemorating the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples in Mexico City on August 9, 2023. #

People play at a foam party in a hotel pool during extreme hot weather in Antalya, Turkey, on August 9, 2023. #

Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital Senior Veterinary Nurse Louise Napoli feeds an orphaned red-necked wallaby named Phoenix in Byron Bay, Australia, on August 10, 2023. The marsupial was rescued after being separated from its mother, who was hit by a car. #

A boy lies on the back of a cow in the cattle barn at the Iowa State Fair on August 9, 2023, in Des Moines, Iowa. #

Cecilia Santos uses an eyedropper to feed a hummingbird in the home of Catia Lattouf, who has turned her apartment into a clinic for the tiny birds, in Mexico City, on August 7, 2023. Lattouf and Santos, whom she calls the “hummingbird nanny,” care for the birds in long days that stretch from 5 a.m. into the night. #

A man takes a nap inside Lal Bahadur Stadium, in Hyderabad, India, on August 7, 2023. #

A woman takes photos in an art installation called Dots Obsession - Aspiring to Heaven's Love by artist Yayoi Kusama in Hong Kong, on August 4, 2023. #

Deer walk through undergrowth shortly before sunrise in Richmond Park, London, England, on August 10, 2023. #

People watch a wildfire in Aljezur, Portugal, on August 7, 2023. #

An aerial image taken on August 10, 2023, shows destroyed homes and buildings burned to the ground in Lahaina in the aftermath of wildfires in western Maui, Hawaii. At least 53 people were reported to have been killed after a fast-moving wildfire turned Lahaina to ashes, officials said. #

A firefighter climbs a ladder while extinguishing a fire in a university building following a reported shelling in Donetsk, Ukraine, on August 5, 2023. #

A woman searches for her belongings in the ruins of a house destroyed by recent shelling in Donetsk, Ukraine, on August 9, 2023. #

A view of a damaged building in a flooded area, following heavy rains, in Prevalje, Slovenia, on August 6, 2023. #

Picnic cabins float in the surf after the North Sea coast was hit by strong winds in Loekken, North Jutland, Denmark, on August 7, 2023. #

Police officers hold up shields during a demonstration by residents of the Lanús municipality demanding justice for the killing of an 11-year-old girl in a drive-by robbery in Lanús, Buenos Aires province, Argentina, on August 9, 2023. #

Competitors take part in the Southern Shakedown Series banger-racing championship at Arlington Stadium on August 9, 2023, in Hailsham, England. #

France's Nael Rouffiac takes part in the Men's Junior Cross-Country Olympic mountain-bike race at the Cycling World Championships in Glentress Forest, Scotland, on August 10, 2023. #

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