Top 50 UPI photos of 2012 (51 images)

A collection of the year's top photos from UPI Photographers around the world.
Updated: Dec. 27, 2012 at 4:42 PM
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A Snowy Owl whoops in for a landing at Damon Point, Grays Harbor County, Washington on February 5, 2012. The rare visitors from the Arctic stayed in the area, feasting on small mammals and fattening up before departing in March headed on their way back to the Arctic to breed. UPI/Jim Bryant
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