Snapshots: the world in 24 hours, April 18

Updated: 2011-04-19 15:34


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Snapshots: the world in 24 hours, April 18

Wikie (R), a killer whale, swims with her calf in Marineland aquatic park in Antibes, southeastern France, April 18, 2011. Wikie, who was artificially inseminated at the aquatic park by a killer whale donor from San Diego, gave birth last month to a female calf after an 18-month period of gestation. [Photo/Agencies]


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