A giant panda cub falls from the stage while 23 giant pandas born in 2016 are seen on a display at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China, September 29, 2016.
100+ Of The Best Photos Of The Year According To Reuters
Reuters, as most of you probably know, is a huge international news agency and their photographers are based all around the world, capturing some of the biggest moments in history. To celebrate the year of 2016 coming to an end, check out this list of the most iconic Reuters photos of the year.
From the U.S. presidential town hall debate to the Rio Olympics – the award-winning photographers have really captured it all. Keep on scrolling to take a look and don’t forget to vote for your favorites!
Bjorn, aged 5, smiles as he poses with a Owl butterfly during an event to launch the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London, Britain.
Dairy cows nuzzle a barn cat as they wait to be milked at a farm in Granby, Quebec July 26, 2016.
Horses look out a window of their stable near the village of Pontoiraklia, Greece, May 27, 2016.
A businessman looks at cherry blossoms in almost full bloom in Tokyo, Japan, April 1, 2016.
Indian model and acid attack survivor Reshma Quereshi has make up applied before walking to present Indian designer Archana Kochhar’s Spring/Summer 2017 collections during New York Fashion Week in the Manhattan borough of New York, September 8, 2016.
Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius walks across the courtroom without his prosthetic legs during the third day of the resentencing hearing for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, at Pretoria High Court, South Africa June 15, 2016.
Ostriches wear masks as they are transported by a truck for relocation in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China, August 8, 2016.
A sloth holds on to the post of a traffic barrier on a highway, in this handout photo provided by Ecuador’s Transit Commission, in Quevedo, Ecuador. Transit police officers, who were patrolling the new highway found the sloth after it had apparently tried to cross the street and returned the animal to its natural habitat after a veterinarian found it to be in perfect condition, according to a press release.
A remote-controlled plane in the form of a witch flies over a neighborhood as the sun sets during Halloween in Encinitas, California, October 31,2016.
Doaa Elghobashy of Egypt and Kira Walkenhorst of Germany compete in the preliminary beach volleyball event at the Rio Olympics August 7, 2016.
People walk on a sightseeing platform in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, China, August 1, 2016.
An emu runs to escape an approaching wildfire as it burns near Potrero, California, June 20, 2016.
A wolf looks into the camera at the 30 km (19 miles) exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear reactor in the abandoned village of Orevichi, Belarus, March 2, 2016.
Julian Assange’s cat sits at the window of Ecuador’s embassy as prosecutor Ingrid Isgren from Sweden interviews Assange in London, Britain November 14, 2016.
Musafir, a pet monkey, eats a Jalebi sweet on a pavement in Kolkata, India, June 9, 2016.
Nikki Hamblin of New Zealand stops running during the race to help fellow competitor Abbey D’Agostino of the USA after D’Agostino suffered a cramp in the 5,000m heats at the Rio Olympics August 16, 2016.
A 23-day-old hamadryas baboon plays with a stuffed toy at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens after the baboon, according to a zoo doctor, was abandoned by its mother after its birth on April 4, in the southern city of Mysuru, India, April 28, 2016.
Pope Francis walks through Auschwitz’s notorious gate with the sign “Arbeit Macht Frei” (Work sets you free) during his visit to the former Nazi death camp, Poland, July 29, 2016.
Castellers de Vilafranca form a human tower called “castell” during a biannual competition in Tarragona city, Spain October 2, 2016.
A woman with a Ziggy Stardust tattoo visits a mural of David Bowie in Brixton, south London, January 11, 2016. David Bowie, a music legend who used daringly androgynous displays of sexuality and glittering costumes to frame legendary rock hits “Ziggy Stardust” and “Space Oddity”, has died of cancer.
A man lies on the floor with his head stuck in a washing machine in Fuzhou, China May 29, 2016. According to local media, the man was trying to figure out why the machine was not working when his head became trapped. Firefighters eventually cut the machine and saved him.
Barrier tape is tied around 15-month-old Shivani’s ankle to prevent her from running away, while her mother Sarta Kalara works at a construction site nearby, in Ahmedabad, India, April 19, 2016. Kalara says she has no option but to tether her daughter Shivani to a stone despite her crying, while she and her husband work for 250 rupees ($3.8) each a shift digging holes for electricity cables in the city… Read More
Barrier tape is tied around 15-month-old Shivani’s ankle to prevent her from running away, while her mother Sarta Kalara works at a construction site nearby, in Ahmedabad, India, April 19, 2016. Kalara says she has no option but to tether her daughter Shivani to a stone despite her crying, while she and her husband work for 250 rupees ($3.8) each a shift digging holes for electricity cables in the city of Ahmedabad. There are about 40 million construction workers in India, at least one in five of them women, and the majority poor migrants who shift from site to site, building infrastructure for India’s booming cities. Across the country it is not uncommon to see young children rolling in the sand and mud as their parents carry bricks or dig for new roads or luxury houses.
A rat’s head rests as it is constricted in an opening in the bottom of a garbage can in the Brooklyn borough of New York, October 18, 2016.
Chiara Micheletti helps her mother Marisa Vesco take a shower in Cossato, Italy, June 7, 2015. Marisa suffered from incurable liver cancer and in the last months of her life she was not able to bathe herself. Her daughter Chiara cherished the time she was able to help her mother.