Ayla, a service monkey for the disabled, throws out the first pitch prior to a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday evening, Aug. 16, 2006
BABY LEOPARD! it was rejected by its mom and is being raised in a zoo
this cat has two protruding teeth due to an underbite, so the owner had them capped with gold :-p
Bablu the jungle cat
Taj Mahal under security
fighting for an ice stick that looks like something far dirtier
Cruz Jacinto, an employee at Bodega Chocolates, holds a piece of chocolate believed to bear the likeness of the Virgin Mary in Fountain Valley, Calif. Thursday, Aug 17, 2006. Workers at the luxury chocolate company discovered a two-inch tall column of chocolate drippings under one of their vats that some think bears a striking resemblance to the Virgin Mary.
dress o' condoms
look! its a humboldt penguin! its lisabella
Israeli boy jumps into the sea off an ancient wall
rare Corpse Flower. smells like dead people. really
this does NOT look like Hilary Duff.
Nixon and Elvis. As the 29th anniversary of Presley's death passes, a $3 million reward is being offered for anyone who finds him alive.
Gold-ringed Cat snake
zookeeper snuggles with a 3month old lion cub (I want to do that!)
ROAR! (food lion)
A rare and spectacular nacreous cloud (top) appears high in the stratosphere some 20km above Australia's Mawson station in Antartica, July 2006. Australian scientists have said they were studying what rare iridescent clouds over Antarctica can reveal about global climate change.
NOT STUFFED! Jim Sautner, seen here in April 2004, sits and eats in his kitchen with his trained buffalo Bailey in Spruce Grove, Canada
A man steps over a part of the Moscow Panorama, constructed by over 300 workers in 1977, in Moscow, Monday, July 31, 2006. The panorama draws swarms of sightseers from around the world. But the company that now owns the 16-meter (50-foot) wide model of the city center said it doesn't have the money to maintain it, and has put it up for auction at a US$380,000 (euro 300,000) starting price.
its your family!
South African zoo
Japanese boys touch their head shortly after having their heads shaved, as they wait for a ceremony to enter the Buddhist priesthood, in Higashi Honganji temple in Kyoto, central Japan, Friday, Aug. 4, 2006. A Buddhist sect that the temple belongs to, allows boy at the age of 9, to become the monk.
pink lava?Villagers and onlookers gather very close to watch the lava flow of Mayon volcano as it creeps very close to the six-kilometer Permanent Danger Zone, PDZ, in its continuing 'mild eruption' from Mabinit village on the outskirts of Legazpi city in Albay province, about 340 kilometers (212 miles) southeast of Manila, Philippines, at dawn Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006. The volcano showed sign of increased Sulfur Dioxide emission with lava reaching more than 5 kilometers (3 miles) down its slopes and a strong indication of an explosive eruption.
Montana fire that has burned itself out
Lebanese boy fleeing the fighting in a train
Cowboy before rodeo
Amish people working on the farm (one to the right looks like <,lj user="continuouslife"/>
Whippet good. apparently Reebok the whippet gets scared and hides between his owner's leg. the one second on the left looks scared too but I don't see him hiding, pansy.
ustralian artist Nike Savvas makes final adjustments to her art piece consisting of over 50,000 polystyrene balls at the New South Wales Art Gallery in Sydney August 3, 2006. The sculpture titled 'Atomix - Full of Love, Full of Wonder' , vibrates with wind from 10 fans and represents the different 'shimmering' colours in a hot, outback landscape. It is part of a sculpture exhibition 'Adventures with Form in Space' that will open to the public next week.
I saw this picture and thought it was a two-headed swan :-p
bird on a sunflower!
Volcano in the phillipines
boys swimming in India
fighting in Sri Lanka
a Sikh boy pushes his grandfather on a swing. I love the old man's expression!
floating paper boats during a flood
firefighter walks through water to assist in drowning a fire in New Orleans
putting the finishing touches on a portrait of the Hindu god Krishna
acrobats in heliospheres in Singapore
smoldering fire in spain
the light of a candle casts a shadow on Davina Costa, in her house in NOvvo Horizonte, Brazil. Costa is one of the many residents of the northeastern Brazilian city still awaiting aid from teh gov't's Luz para Todos program, which has brought electricity to more than 500,000 families in the past four years
riot in South Korea at the American embassy.
a Bulldog investigates a cow sculpture at a park in Germany