Giant panda Yuan Yuan licks her baby in their enclosure at Taipei Zoo. The cub, the first panda born in Taiwan, was delivered on July 7 following a series of artificial insemination sessions after her parents Yuan Yuan and her partner Tuan Tuan failed to conceive naturally. Picture: AFP PHOTO / Taipei City Zoo
"The tanks were built on the edge of the city, overlooking the ocean, with barrels taller than I was. We skated in them in the light of the radioactive sunsets, until the smell of gunpowder made us sick."