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In some of the week's most stirring photos, an elephant takes a stroll, a pitcher stretches out, and a haunted house serves up a scare

A mahout rides his elephant on the newly built highway to the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunyake, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka. (REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte)



Smog surrounds a woman on a street in Changchun, Jilin province, China. (REUTERS/China Daily)



The Boston Red Sox's Koji Uehara stretches with his son Kazuma at Fenway Park. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)



Two Northern Gannet fly over waves off the coast of Calais, northern France. (REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol)



The Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival in Highwood, Ill. (REUTERS/Jim Young)



A man swings a child atop a hill in Capilano Park in North Vancouver. (REUTERS/Andy Clark)



Workers take a break at a construction site in Kuwait City. (REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee)



Investigators survey the site of a train derailment near the hamlet of Gainford, west of Edmonton, Canada. (REUTERS/Dan Riedlhuber)



A firefighter drags a donkey from the well into which the animal toppled, in a field in Chengde, Hebei province, China. (REUTERS/China Daily)



A Russian special forces member smashes a bottle on his head while taking part in a demonstration of skills in the city of Stavropol, Russia. (REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko)



The "13th Floor" haunted house in Denver proves too terrifying for one guest. (REUTERS/Rick Wilking)



A visitor feeds a swan at the Serpentine lake in Hyde Park, London. (REUTERS/Toby Melville)



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