Spectators await the start of play between Australia and the West Indies at Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Australia. | (Zak Kaczmarek/Getty Images)

Zebras arrive at a new location in the Wildlands Adventure Zoo in Emmen, Netherlands. | (BAS CZERWINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Mongolian-born grand sumo champion Yokozuna Harumafuji (left) performs the New Year's ring-entering rite at the annual celebration for the New Year at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan. | (REUTERS/Yuya Shino)

People in costume wait to perform before the traditional Epiphany parade in Malaga, Spain. | (REUTERS/Jon Nazca)

A stroller is pushed along a snow covered bank of the Spree river after heavy snowfall in Berlin, Germany. | (REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski)

A man dressed as one of the Three Wise Men kisses a child at Poniente Beach in Gijon, Spain. | (REUTERS/Eloy Alonso)

An 120-foot statue, covered in golden paint, of Mao Zedong is under construction in Tongxu County, China. | (REUTERS/Stringer)

Water covers Las Posas Road near Camarillo, California, after heavy rain from the first in a series of El Nino storms passed over the area. | (AP Photo/Joel Angel Juárez)

Swimmers participate in a New Year's Day polar bear plunge, called the Loony Dook swim, at South Queensferry in Scotland. | (REUTERS/Russell Cheyne)

Shi'ite Muslims in New Delhi, India, try to cross a barricade during a protest against the execution of cleric Nimr al-Nimr. | (REUTERS/Adnan Abidi)

Children wait to be sprinkled with holy water two days before the annual procession of the Black Nazarene in Manila, Philippines. | (REUTERS/Erik De Castro)

Australian batsman David Warner celebrates his score against the West Indies on the final day of their third cricket test match in Sydney, Australia. | (REUTERS/Jason Reed)

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