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Stella Ferruzola, 3, poses with a Blue Morpho butterfly on her nose at the Sensational Butterflies Exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London, on March 25, 2013. (Reuters/Luke MacGregor)

The Atlantic brings you signs of spring, at long last, from around the globe. Cherry blossoms, bare legs, butterflies, and baby animals abound! Here's hoping for warm weather from here on out.

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Visitors enjoy walking through moss phlox at a garden in Tatebayashi, Gunma prefecture, about 80 km north of Tokyo, on April 7, 2013. Over 400,000 blossoming moss phlox are expected to attract many visitors until the upcoming Japanese "Golden Week" holiday season in late April and early May. (Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images)

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A newborn lamb sleeps on its mother's back in a barn on a farm in the Wiltshire village of Edington, England, on March 21, 2013. Despite the poor weather the lambing season, which normally runs from February to May, is well under way. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

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Spectators watch as participants dance and throw colored chalk during the Holi Festival of Colors at the Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork, Utah, on March 30, 2013. According to organizers 50,000 people were expected pack the temple grounds to celebrate Holi, the passing of winter to spring, and throw colorful powder throughout the day. (Reuters/Jim Urquhart)

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A swan swims in the early spring sun at the inner city harbor in Berlin, on March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

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A Cherry tree in bloom at Scott circle in downtown Washington, D.C., on April 08, 2013. (Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)

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A steeplejack clears snow and icicles from a roof in the center of Kiev, Ukraine, on March 27, 2013. Kiev came to life after record-breaking snow that blanketed the capital and other parts of the country over the weekend. (Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images) 

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The passenger ship "Soderarm" heads in a channel cut through the ice by an icebreaker to the jetty of the island Husaro in the Stockholm archipelago in Sweden, on April 5, 2013. According to the Swedish Metereological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI), the ice coverage in the Baltic was the thickest and most extensive ever on record. (Reuters/Anders Wiklund/Scanpix Sweden)

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Swans fly over the frozen Strela Sound at the Baltic Sea port of Stralsund, Germany, on April 2, 2013. (AP Photo/dpa, Stefan Sauer)

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A Kashmiri woman walks in a tulip garden on the outskirts of Srinagar, India, on April 3, 2013. (AP Photo/ Mukhtar Khan)

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A tree with snow near the Imperial Ancestral Temple following overnight snowfall on March 20, 2013 in Beijing, China. Beijing witnessed a heavy spring snowfall with a depth reaching 10-17 centimeters overnight. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

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Newborn lambs huddle under heat lamps at Gwndwnwal Farm on April 1, 2013 in Brecon, Wales. Dai Brute runs Gwndwnwal Farm in Llan-Talyllyn, with his wife Dulcie Brute and son Paul Brute. The recent cold snap has meant that farmers have had to continue feeding their sheep long into the period when they would normally be able to survive on grass in more mild weather. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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Spring flowers bloom inside the Great Glasshouse at the National Botanic Garden of Wales on March 5, 2013 near Carmarthen, Wales. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

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A hare cowers in the snow on March 21, 2013 in a field near Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany. (Patrick Pleul/AFP/Getty Images)

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An Afghan boy sells balloons during a gathering to celebrate the Afghan New Year (Nawroz) in Kabul, on March 21, 2013. Nawroz, also known as Persian New Year, is observed during the March equinox, marking the first day of spring. (Reuters/Mohammad Ismail)

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People look at cherry blossoms in full bloom in Tokyo, on March 24, 2013. (Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images)

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Raindrops hang on to Crocuses at Kew Gardens on March 1, 2013 in Kew, England. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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Children play under a rainbow tarp on a warm, spring day in Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C., on April 1, 2013. (Reuters/Gary Cameron)

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Volker Kraft decorates a tree with around 10,000 Easter eggs in a garden in Saalfeld, Germany, on March 19, 2013. The retired couple Christa and Volker Kraft have been decorating their tree at Easter for more than forty years. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

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A woman gestures during a sun salutation, on the beach in Nice, southeastern France, on March 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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Lightning steaks across the sky behind the Young Meadows Presbyterian Church in Montgomery, Alabama, on March 18, 2013. Strong storms moved across much of Alabama on Monday, bringing hail, high winds, and heavy rainfall as a cold front passed through the state. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

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A woman and child pose for another photographer, under the cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin that are starting to bloom, Friday, April 5, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The blossoms are blooming a little later than expected due to the unseasonably cool weather. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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