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Indonesian Flying Frog Riding A Snail

Frog Riding Snail

Indonesian flying frog tries to hitch a ride on snail’s back before realising it would be quicker to hop it alone. A tiny frog struck up an unlikely friendship with a giant African land snail after clambering onto its shell to catch a ride. The bright green Wallace’s flying frog was spotted giving the snail a quick kiss before it hopped onto its back where it sat for a few minutes.

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Giant Crocodile Sculpture Made With Snow

Giant crocodile sculpture made with snow

A seven metre long ice sculpture of a crocodile made by a retired art teacher Liu Qingwu and his friends in Jilin City, Jilin Province, China. It took him around 10 days to complete this giant crocodile sculpture.

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Every Christmas, This Photographer Turns His Dog Into Different Animals

Dog Transformed Into Different Animals For Holiday Cards

Photographer Peter Thorpe has a little tradition of creating Christmas cards, every holiday season, featuring his dogs as different animals in highly structured handmade scenes. He started this tradition 20 years ago with his dog Paddy, and now continues with Raggle. But it seems like this year’s card is going to be the last one for Raggle because she is getting older and weaker every day.

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Orangutan Using Banana Leaf To Protect From The Rain

Orangutan Using Banana Leaf To Protect From Rain

Photographer Andrew Suryono captured this amazing photo of an orangutan using a banana leaf to shield itself from the rain in Bali. “I was taking pictures of some orangutans in Bali and then it started to rain. Just before I put my camera away, I saw this orangutan take a banana leaf and put it on top on his head to protect himself from the rain. I immediately used my DSLR and telephoto lens to preserve this magic moment.”

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Scaredy Cat Tiger Frightened By A Floating Leaf

Scaredy Cat Tiger Frightened By A Floating Leaf

A 22-month-old female scaredy cat tiger appeared to get the shock of her young life when she encountered a dead leaf floating on a pool of water in the Bandhavgarh National Park, India. Clearly unsure about just what was approaching her, the partially submerged youngster’s tail shot up in the air and with teeth bared she let out her most fearsome growl – all in an effort to scare the humble leaf away.

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