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Our world in photos: March 25

March 24, 2020 Noah Singer
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JAPAN — On a stroll: A deer crossed a street in Nara on Thursday. More than 1,000 deer roam free in the city of Nara, and are doing just fine without treats from tourists, according to a deer protection group. Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP


MEXICO — Slow business: David Vazquez, a street performer dressed as the Joker, waited on a stairway in Mexico City on Monday. Vazquez, who also worked as a trainer in a gym until it shut down today, said business for street performers has plummeted. Photo: Rebecca Blackwell/AP


SPAIN — Showing support: Health workers received applause from police officers and residents outside the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona on Monday for their work fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Felipe Dana/AP


ISRAEL — Staying calm: A woman walked her dog beneath a “don’t panic” sign at a food market in Tel Aviv on Monday. Photo: Oded Balilty/AP


News for those who live, work and play in Brooklyn and beyond

COLOMBIA — Feeding time: Jaime Ramirez fed his hens in Chia on Monday. Colombian officials announced a nationwide lockdown starting Tuesday to fight the spread of the new coronavirus, but emphasized it would guarantee the continuation of local agriculture and food distribution. Photo: Ivan Valencia/AP


ZIMBABWE — Long lines: People queued for public transportation in Harare on Monday. Zimbabwe has closed its borders to nonessential traffic following its first recorded coronavirus-related death. Photo: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP


CALIFORNIA — Short journey: The USNS Mercy hospital ship left port in San Diego on Monday. Commanding officer Capt. John R. Rotruck said the ship has 1,000 beds and will begin receiving patients who do not have coronavirus from area hospitals once it docks in Los Angeles. Photo: Gregory Bull/AP

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