Friday, 25 January 2013

***keep_mailing*** Amazing Events In Pictures

A frog hitches a lift on the back of a snail. Macro photographer Nordin Seruyan captured the unusual pairing by a pond in his garden in Central Borneo, Indonesia. He spotted the frog jumping onto the snail's back before it slowly slithered around the pond, with the frog still on his back.
Nina Caprez scales the near vertical 820ft wall of La Dent de Crolles with just a thin rope keeping her from plunging to the ground. Nina Caprez spent seven hours scaling the tricky route up the huge slab of rock - dubbed Carnet d'Adresses - found in the Chartreuse Massif, near Grenoble, France. The climb is so steep it has been likened to climbing glass, with few holds for climbers to cling onto. It has meant that only four people - including Nina - have ever successfully free climbed the peak.
Daniel and James Egerton play on their sledge in Bingham, Nottinghamshire, before school
A paraglider flies over mountains during the Women's World Cup Super G in St Anton am Arlberg, western Austria
Girls who have turned or will turn 20 years old this year walk in the snow following a Coming of Age ceremony at an amusement park in Tokyo
Shinto believers pray in a ice pool during a New Year's purification ceremony at Teppozu Irani Shrine in Tokyo
Men swing on a pole in Union Square after the No Pants Subway Ride in New York
Commuters get off trains as they arrive at a station in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to attend the final prayer of the Islamic Congreagation
Workers fix a lightpost, one of many that will illuminate the vast grounds receiving the millions of Hindu devotees that will congregate in Allahabad over the next couple of months to celebrate the Kumbh Mela
Miss New York, Mallory Hytes Hagan, reacts as she is crowned Miss America 2013 in Las Vegas
Parents hold their newborn children as they prepare to have them baptized by Pope Benedict XVI during a ceremony in the Sistine Chapel, at the Vatican
About 1,000 members of the Red Cross form a red cross in front of Berlin's Brandenburg Gate to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of the organisation
Jesus Aceves, who has hypertrichosis - a skin condition where an abnormal amount of hair growth is present on the body - inserts a teaspoon into his nose during a rehearsal for the Circus of Horrors at the Churchill Theatre in Bromley, south east London. The circus has had to advertise advertised for a wolf man or woman on the government jobs website Directgov. The circus have Mexican wolf man, Aceves, but new UK Border Agency rules meant that before a worker can be granted a certificate of sponsorship, the company must advertise the job in Britain.
An alligator named Mr. Teeth is seen after it was discovered in a home in Castro Valley, California. Authorities say the alligator, apparently used to protect a stash of marijuana, has been taken to a zoo. When deputies entered Assif Mayar's home for a probation check, they found 34 pounds of marijuana and the alligator in a tank in the bedroom.
An employee wearing a panda costume slides down from an ice sculpture during the Harbin International Ice and Snow World festival in Heilongjiang province, north-eastern China




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