Photos of the Week: 1/23-1/29

The burning of a Viking longboat during Up Helly Aa in the Shetland Islands, protests in Moldova, oil drilling rigs laid up in Scotland due to falling prices, nude statues hidden from Iran’s visiting president in Italy, a moonrise behind Toronto, and much more.

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  • Ringo H.W. Chiu / AP

    California’s Fast-Moving Lake Fire

    A dangerous wildfire driven by hot and windy conditions has prompted hundreds of evacuations.

  • Greg Du Toit / Barcroft Media / Getty

    World Elephant Day 2020

    Recent images of African and Asian elephants in their natural habitat, as well as in preserves and protected parks

  • Gwendoline Defente / EMAE via AP

    A Growing Oil Spill Off the Coast of Mauritius

    After running aground and being battered by waves for days, the MV Wakashio has leaked tons of fuel oil.

  • Wesley Hitt / Getty

    Arkansas: Images of the Natural State

    A few glimpses of the landscape of Arkansas, and some of the animals and people calling it home