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CNN's best photo galleries this week

Published 12:38 PM ET, Fri October 16, 2015
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Children hang from the bumper of a vintage car as they play in a flooded street in Havana, Cuba, on Wednesday, October 14. The street was flooded after heavy rain. See more remarkable images from "The week in 34 photos." Ramon Espinosa/AP
Whether it's a gorilla giving the middle finger or a hippo freaking out over a bunch of swarming birds, wild animals are more like humans than we think. And just as hilarious, too, as proven by the photos submitted to the inaugural Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards. MARC MOL/Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards
Bob Dylan arrived in New York as a 19-year-old kid from Minnesota. Within a few years, he was one of the world's biggest rock stars. John Cohen/Getty Images
Pollen in a bee's eye. Blood vessels in a mouse's ear. Suction cups on a beetle's leg. See the top 20 submissions to this year's Nikon Small World Competition. Ralph Claus Grimm
For her photo book "Moving Still," Lois Greenfield photographed dancers from some of the world's leading dance companies. Her photos are split-second captures of the dancers' movements. Lois Greenfield
Goldy Gopher, mascot of the University of Minnesota, takes a selfie with fans at a football game in West Lafayette, Indiana, on Saturday, October 10. See that and more in this week's selfies gallery. Zach Bolinger/Icon Sportswire/Corbis
Democratic presidential candidates take the stage before debating in Las Vegas on Tuesday, October 13. From left are former U.S. Sen. Jim Webb, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee. John Locher/AP
Photographer Eric Pickersgill and his wife, Angie, pose without their cell phones in bed. Eric's photo series "Removed" explores how people focus on their phones even while in the presence of others. He asks his subjects to pose with their phones, and then he slips the phones from their hands before taking the photo. Eric Pickersgill
Formula One drivers Nico Hulkenberg, top and Marcus Ericsson collide during the first lap of the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday, October 11. Neither driver was hurt in the wreck, which happened when Hulkenberg spun out on a turn. See more amazing sports photos in this week's "What a shot!" Ivan Sekretarev/AP
Photographer Camilo Ramirez traveled the entire length of the U.S. Gulf Coast exploring the nuances of the region and the way its varied history, economics, environment and culture intertwine. His photographs reveal the abuse of its natural resources and the ramification of the oil industry they depend on. Camilo Ramirez