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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Photos of the Day: May 21, 2013

This Saturday, May 19, 2013 photo shows a Fennec fox, the smallest species of fox, and a native to the Sahara desert in Africa, in the White desert, about 500 kilometers (310 miles) southwest of Cairo, Egypt. The area, with its white and cream color and massive chalk rock formations, was a popular excursion for visitors to Egypt. The 2011 uprising that toppled Egypt's longtime autocratic ruler, Hosni Mubarak, dealt a blow to tourism with tourists still scared away by unrest and political turmoil.