New close-up images of a region near Pluto's equator revealed a giant surprise: a range of youthful mountains. The New Horizons spacecraft was launched in 2006 and traveled 3 billion miles to the dwarf planet.
An Asian elephant swims in a pool Monday, July 13, at Fuji Safari Park in Susono, Japan. The park built the new facility to show visitors that elephants can indeed swim.
Clouds of ash fill the sky after the Colima volcano erupted near the town of Comala, Mexico, on Friday, July 10.