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Photograph by Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding/Reuters

March 10, 2013. A female giant panda, Ke Lin, watches a panda mating video at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Sichuan province. According to the staff of the research base, they showed Ke Lin this video trying to teach her know how to mate as she kept rejecting her. After watching this video, Ke Lin and Yong Yong successfully mated.

TIME Picks the Most Surprising Photos of 2013, a look back at a selection of underreported, improbable and astounding images that caught the attention of TIME’s photo editors.



Feb. 22, 2013. An employee wears a panda suit while talking to a woman at a panda-themed hotel at the foot of Emei Mountain in Emeishan, southwest China’s Sichuan province. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

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Jan. 11, 2013. An employee wearing a panda costume slides down from an ice sculpture during the Harbin International Ice and Snow World festival in Harbin, Heilongjiang province. (Photo: Sheng Li—Reuters)

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Oct. 29, 2012. Female Giant Panda “Jia Jia,” one of two Giant Pandas from China is seen in its enclosure in Singapore. (Photo:Wong Maye-E—AP)
From the devastation brought by Hurricane Sandy and Eid al-Adha celebrations around the world to the final week of campaigning for the 2012 U.S. presidential election and a suspected smuggler’s jeep perched atop the U.S.-Mexico border fence, TIME presents the best images of the week. See more here.


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May 3, 2012. Researchers dressed in panda costumes carry a cage as they transfer giant panda Tao Tao to a new living environment at the Hetaoping Research and Conservation Center for the Giant Panda in Wolong National Nature Reserve, Sichuan province, China.

From rescue operations for a capsized ferry in India and May Day protests to elections in France and preparations for the Kentucky Derby, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week. See more here.

From suicide bombings in Afghanistan and the U.S. pullout from Iraq to the Ashura rituals in India and Russia’s elections, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week. See more here

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