Look Again: The day's most compelling images from around the globe

Fascinating world views from a panda ice sculpture at the World Economics Forum to baby animals at the Bali Zoo

By Salon Staff
January 18, 2017 1:30AM (UTC)
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Sari, two-month-old Bengal tiger cub, sits at a nursery in Bali Zoo in Bali, Indonesia, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. Sari was born on November 9 last year. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati) (AP)

Look Again is a daily series presenting the best photographs of the previous 24 hours, curated and written by Salon's writers and editors.


Melbourne, Australia   Michael Dodge/Getty
A father and daughter jump off the pier at the South Melbourne Beach


A father and daughter enjoy over 85 degree Fahrenheit temperatures in Melbourne, Australia on Jan. 17. The heatwave coincided with the start of The Australian Open tennis tournament.


—Jessica Lipsky, cover editor


Geneva, Switzerland   Laurent Gillieron/Getty
A panda ice sculpture holds Chinese and Swiss flags at the 47th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum


Given that this picture is from Davos, I will now do my very best to transform this ice sculpture of a panda in a Tom Friedman-esque metaphor for globalization. Here we go. This panda represents all the wonderful contradictions of the new emerging economic order. There's playfulness on display that represents the hope of shared global prosperity, but one cannot over look the cold hardness of the medium, which reminds us that China is still a bastion of illiberal governance.


—Simon Maloy, politics writer


Bali, Indonesia   Firdia Lisnawati/AP
A two-month-old Bengal tiger cub Sari sits in a nursery at the Bali Zoo


The tiger cub looks adorable, but don't be fooled. Soon he'll grow up and turn vicious. In that way, he's just like all of us.


—Tatiana Baez, social media coordinator


Bali, Indonesia   Firdia Lisnawati/AP
Five-year-old orangutan Dara receives a bath from a zookeeper at the Bali Zoo


Seeking a fix to make bath time more serene for your child? Take a cue from this zoo professional in Indonesia who's tending to 5-year-old Dara, an orangutan at the Bali Zoo.


—Marjorie Backman, copy editor

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