A naming ceremony for fossils of a new giant rhino species, Paraceratherium linxiaense of 26,500,000 years ago, was held in Hezheng County.
Zhou Aile, from Gabon, has been living in China for 13 years since coming to the country to study in 2008.
The parrot capable of opening caps, piecing jigsaw and even scoring a basket is from the Taiyuan Zoo, Shanxi Province.
An elongated tortoise, a first-class protected animal in China, was saved by police in Dehong, Yunnan Province, on Tuesday.
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Photo shows the fresco in a tomb in Jinan, Shandong Province on July 7, 2021. A 35-tomb cluster was discovered in an archaeological activity that launched in April this year in Jinan city.
Digital RMB application in the future is displayed on a large screen at 2021 World Artificial Intelligence Conference held in Shanghai World Expo center on July 8, 2021. With the theme of "Intelligent Connectivity, Inspirational Cities", the conference aimed to promote global exchange and cooperation, and enhance the common welfare of mankind.
A child poses for a photo with a Disney princess in a shopping mall, Mong Kok, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on July 8, 2021. A 5-meter-tall Castle of Magical Dreams and 14 Disney princesses sculptures were displayed during the thematic tour in MoKo, the shopping center located at Mong Kok.
A general view of a 1,174-carat diamond that the Lucara Diamond Corp found during an eleven day production run in June this year, Gaborone, Botswana, July 7, 2021.
Sea of clouds, twinkling stars, and flying fireflies turn Guoduwan town in Hubei Province into a fairytale world, July 8, 2021.
People walk on a street in Tokyo, Japan, July 8, 2021. The Japanese government decided Thursday to put capital Tokyo under the fourth state of emergency over COVID-19, covering the duration of the Olympics (from July 12 to August 22), in an effort to curb a recent surge in infections.
Five Tibetan antelopes were released into the wild on Wednesday after being saved by a wildlife rescue center at the Sonam Dargye Protection Station in Hoh Xil, northwest China's Qinghai Province.
This undated photo shows the world's tallest sandcastle in Blokhus, Denmark. The 21.16-meter sculpture was constructed with 4,860 tons of sands. Clay and glue were also applied for stable needs. It breaks the Guinness World record previously holding by a 17.66 meters sandcastle constructed in Germany in 2019.
Aerial photo taken on July 7 captures the Jiujiang ring expressway at sunrise in Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province. The ring expressway stretches 46 kilometers by the west shore of Poyang Lake. Its high-speed section is located in eastern Lushan Mountain.
Six grand wooden beams debut at the Liangzhu cultural week in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province on July 8, 2021. The huge beams, 3D printed in 1:1 proportion, were based on originals unearthed in 2015.
An exhibition revealing the notorious Unit 731 was held in Harbin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, on Thursday.
The bridge, flowing river, house and sunset consist of a poetic scenery after a heavy rain in Yuan'an County, west Hubei Province on July 7, 2021.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (L3) and citizens participate in a parade in New York, July 7, 2021. A ticker-tape parade was held at Manhattan to pay respect to health care workers for their efforts on fighting against the COVID-19.
Cast members including Adam Driver (R3) and Marion Cotillard (L3) of the French film "Annette" walk on the red carpet at the 74th Cannes International Film Festival in Cannes, on July 6, 2021. "Annette" led the opening of the 74th Cannes International Film Festival, which will be held from July 6 to 17 this year.
The largest real horse fossil in the world is displayed at the Hezheng paleozoological museum in Gansu Province, July 6, 2021. The fossils belong to an extinct genus called Equus eisenmannae from the Pleistocene period (or the Ice Age lasted from about 2,580,000 to 11,700 years ago).
Haitian President Jovenel Moise's home is cordoned off in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on July 7, 2021. Moise was shot dead at his home, Interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph said in a statement early on Wednesday. The first lady was heavily wounded according to the report. Some bullets were found nearby the residence.
Rare animals like pandas, black bears, golden snub-nosed monkeys have been recorded by infrared cameras in Songpan station of the Giant Panda National Park in Sichuan.
A dozen whales were found running aground on the tidal flat in Linhai, Taizhou on Tuesday.
Aerial photo shows the Wusute Yadan in the Qaidam Basin, northwest China's Qinghai Province, July 7, 2021.
The riverside landscape zone by the Shuimo river is set in Urumqi, capital of China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, July 7, 2021. Built by the flowing Shuimo river, the riverside landscape zone with comprehensive infrastructures integrates natural resources on shores, providing a new leisure place for residents to relax.
The Louet island lighthouse and the house of the lighthouse keeper, the latest being now available for rent in Carantec, western France, June 23, 2021. A bedroom at a height of 30 meters, 360° views or even Robinson's life on a rocky island: after losing their guardian, lighthouses are reconverted to welcome lovers of the sea in search of unusual accommodation.
An amateur team practice ballet dancing in a cultural center at Jinshui District, Zhengzhou, Henan Province, July 7, 2021. Grannies in 60-year-old on average in the team start from primary level and overcome physical limits in pursuing dancing dreams.
The COVID-19 pandemic is spreading widely around the world. To date, the coronavirus has been found in blood, throat swabs, biopsies, sewage and other samples in various countries, often earlier than the earliest known transmission time.
Dough sculpting is a traditional Chinese folk craft. Dough is turned into vivid characters by Yu Qiquan, a dough sculptor.
An underwater ballet performance made its debut at Harbin Polarpark in northeast China's Heilongjiang.