In the small town of Kalwaria-Paclawska, Poland, locals carry a life-size figure of the Virgin Mary in an evening procession, celebrating Mary's assumption into heaven.
In the small town of Kalwaria-Paclawska, Poland, locals carry a life-size figure of the Virgin Mary in an evening procession, celebrating Mary's assumption into heaven.
Photograph by Diana Markosian

Our Favorite Instagram Photos: Nighttime Procession and Lazy Pandas

We selected our favorite pictures from the past week on @natgeo Instagram. See more of our photographers' best shots on Instagram.

This week on the @natgeo Instagram, Polish locals celebrate the Virgin Mary's assumption into heaven, some pandas lounge around in China, and an elephant walks at dawn in Botswana.

Each week our photo editors select their favorite photos that were posted on the @natgeo Instagram account. Follow this week's photographers:@brianlehmannphotography, @ladzinski, @markosian, @brianskerry, @stevewinterphoto, @amivitale, @brianfinke, @argonautphoto, and @pedromcbride.

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