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Our world in photos: February 7

February 7, 2022 Michaela Keil
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MEXICO — Pelicans: A pelican took flight in Petatan, on Saturday. The pelicanos borregones, or white pelicans, come to Mexico every year to escape the bitter cold of the north, flying from Canada and the U.S. to the warmer climate of Petatan Island, located on Lake Chapala in Michoacan state.
Photo: Armando Solis/AP

 

CHINA — Freestyle skiing: Matej Svancer of Austria trained ahead of the men’s freestyle skiing big air qualification round of the 2022 Winter Olympics, on Monday, in Beijing.
Photo: Matt Slocum/AP

 

INDIA — Elections: A supporter held a lotus flower, the symbol of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as they listened to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during an election rally in Shamli, on Saturday. Legislative Assembly elections of India’s most populous state, Uttar Pradesh are scheduled to be held from 10 February to 7 March 2022 in seven phases to elect all 403 members.
Photo: Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP

 

BOLIVIA — Carnival: A woman performed during the inauguration of the Carnival celebrations in La Paz, on Sunday.
Photo: Juan Karita/AP

 

CAMEROON — Winners: Senegal’s players celebrated with Senegal’s head coach Aliou Cisse after winning the African Cup of Nations 2022 final soccer match between Senegal and Egypt at the Ahmadou Ahidjo stadium in Yaounde, on Sunday.
Photo: Sunday Alamba/AP

 

CHILE — Balloon festival: The shadow of a crew member was cast on the envelope of a hot air balloon during the first edition of the Cumbres Balloon Festival 2022 at El Trapiche Park in Penaflor, on the outskirts of Santiago, on Saturday.
Photo: Esteban Felix/AP

 

CHINA — Ice hockey: Denmark’s Michelle Weis (21) scored a goal against Czech Republic goalkeeper Viktorie Svejdova (1) during a preliminary round women’s hockey game at the 2022 Winter Olympics, on Monday, in Beijing.
Photo: David W Cerny/Pool Photo via AP

 

CHINA — Free skate: Riku Miura and Ryuichi Kihara, of Japan, competed in the pairs team free skate program during the figure skating competition at the 2022 Winter Olympics, on Monday, in Beijing.
Photo: Jeff Roberson/AP

 

CHINA — Alpine skiing: Sara Hector of Sweden made a turn during the first run of the women’s giant slalom at the 2022 Winter Olympics, on Monday, in the Yanqing District of Beijing.
Photo: Alessandro Trovati/AP


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