The world’s most popular Instagram shots

Reuters Instagram account offers great shots of cats, dogs, moon and other cool things.

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China Daily China Daily Information Corp/Muhammad Hamed


Cool shots of the moon and some of cats and dogs dominated the most popular list of Reuters photographs from its Instagram account in 2015.

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REUTERS/Thomas Peter

That’s a lot of cats

Cats crowd the harbor on Aoshima Island in the Ehime prefecture in southern Japan Feb. 25, 2015. An army of cats rules the remote island in southern Japan, curling up in abandoned houses or strutting about in a fishing village that is overrun with felines outnumbering humans six to one.

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REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson


Benny Wasserman, 81, (C) stands with other people dressed as Albert Einstein as they gather to establish a Guinness world record for the largest Einstein gathering, to raise money for School on Wheels and homeless children's education, in Los Angeles.

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REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov

Hope he didn’t lose her in the sun

A man throws a girl into the air during sunset as they spend time on the territory of Chersonesus Tavrichesky (Tauric Chersonesos) National Reserve in the Black Sea port of Sevastopol, Crimea.

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REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz


A dog passes by as people watch images being projected onto the Empire State Building, as part of an endangered species projection to raise awareness, in New York.

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REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Rainbow house

The White House is illuminated in rainbow colors after the historic Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage in Washington.

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REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Sports goof

Argentina's Lionel Messi falls in the net during the Copa America 2015 final soccer match against Chile at the National Stadium in Santiago, Chile.

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REUTERS/ Mike Blake

Hot air

A hot air balloon floats past a rising moon over Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.

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REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Fast man

Usain Bolt of Jamaica shakes hands with fans after winning the men's 200 meters final during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, China.

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REUTERS/Christinne Muschi


Dairy cows nuzzle a barn cat as they wait to be milked at a farm in Granby, Quebec.

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REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya


Boys walk home for lunch from school in the village of Kogelo, west of Kenya's capital Nairobi.

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REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

One tough cow

A cow stands in the middle of a busy road as auto-rickshaws pass by in Bengaluru, India.

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REUTERS/Li Sanxian

Great wall

The Great Wall of China is lit up in blue to mark the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, in Beijing, China.

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REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Long trek

A Tibetan woman carries a child as they visit Namtso lake in the Tibet Autonomous Region, China, Nov. 18, 2015. Located four hours' drive from Lhasa at an altitude of around 4,718m (15, 479 feet) above sea level, Namtso lake is not only the highest saltwater lake in the world but also considered sacred, attracting throngs of devotees and pilgrims.

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Joseba Etxaburu

Flying over a bull

A "recortador" jumps over a bull during a contest at Pamplona's bullring on the sixth day of the San Fermin festival, northern Spain.

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REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

The main moon

A supermoon, the last of this year's supermoons, rises over a minaret of a mosque in Wadi El-Rayan Lake at the desert of Al Fayoum Governorate, south west of Cairo, Egypt, Sept. 27, 2015. The total "supermoon" lunar eclipse, also known as a "blood moon" is one that appears bigger and brighter than usual as it reaches the point in its orbit that is closest to Earth.

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Reuters/Peter Nicholls

Another cat

Larry the Downing street cat waits to enter number 10, London, Britain.

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REUTERS/Toby Melville

An English moon

A "supermoon" rises above Brighton in southern England.

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Reuters/Abhishek Chinnappa


A bonnet macaque sits on consecrated idols of snakes as it eats a pomegranate fruit left behind as an offering by devotees during the Nag Panchami festival inside a temple on the outskirts of Bengaluru, India, Aug. 19, 2015. Hindus celebrate the festival by worshipping snakes to honor the serpent god.

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REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Moon over Canada

The moon rises behind the skyline and financial district in Toronto.

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Reuters/Luke MacGregor

The witching hour

Dressed as a witch, Krizia Magdua plays with pumpkins in the pumpkin patch ahead of Halloween at Crockford Bridge Farm at Addlestone near Woking, southern Britain.

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Reuters/Eduardo Munoz

Blue moon

A full moon, known as the Blue Moon, is seen next to the Statue of Liberty in New York.

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Reuters/Mariana Bazo

Cool pooches

Pelusa and Huellas, paraplegic dogs in wheelchairs, play at Pescadores beach in Chorrillos, Lima.

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Lava time

The Villarrica Volcano is seen at night from Pucon town, Chile, July 12, 2015. Villarrica, located near the popular tourist resort of Pucon, is among the most active volcanoes in South America.

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Reuters/Shamil Zhumatov

Winter is coming

Women walk along a snow-covered alley in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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Last of the moons

A combination of images shows the progression of a lunar eclipse coinciding with a so-called "supermoon", seen from Hemel Hempstead in Britain, Sept. 28, 2015. This phenomenon was last observed in 1982 and will not be seen again until 2033.