Monday, 19 December 2011

[] Most Surprising Photos of 2011!!!


Most Surprising Photos of 2011

September 28, 2011. A cat with two faces, named Frank and Louie, sits on a mat in his home in Worcester, Massachusetts. The animal is known as a Janus cat, named for the figure in Roman mythology with two faces on one head.


A monkey rides on the back of a bull during a bullfighting event at the festival of El Senor de Esquipulas at Tipitapa, some 16 miles (26 km) north of Managua, on Jan. 16, 2011.

A rail line buckled by the shifting earth is pictured in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Feb. 23, 2011, a day after a deadly 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the city. Hundreds of rescuers swarmed twisted and smoking buildings in a frantic search for survivors. The catastrophic quake left nearly 400 dead or missing.

Freddy Nock from Switzerland balances on the ropeway of a cable car leading to Germany's highest mountain, the 9,718-ft. (2,962 m) Zugspitze, near the southern Bavarian resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, on Aug. 20, 2011. Nock balanced on the 3,264-ft. (995 m) rope to break his own world record, as part of a charity event.

A man from the cattle-herding Mundari tribe washes himself with cow urine in a settlement near Terekeka, Central Equatoria state, Sudan, on Jan. 19, 2011. South Sudanese voted overwhelmingly to declare independence from the north in a January referendum.

A monkey wears a mask during a Topeng Monyet (Monkey Mask) show, a traditional Indonesian street performance, in eastern Jakarta on April 25, 2011.

Metal was turned to liquid from the intense heat of a wildfire outside a destroyed home in the Gaines Bend neighborhood near Strawn, Texas, April 26, 2011. More than 167 homes were destroyed by the fire, which moved through the area in April.

June 29, 2011. People are dwarfed by the structure of "Supertrees" seen against the financial skyline of Singapore. These "Supertrees" are vertical gardens, embedded with environmentally sustainable functions and range from 25-50-meters in height, and are part of the government's efforts to bring their national gardens into the city center.

September 2, 2011. A dog known as 'Yeti' nurses adopted piglets in Camaguey, Cuba. Yeti has been pulling double-duty nursing not just her own young but also the 14 swine.

September 10, 2011. A plane flies through the "Tribute in Lights" in lower Manhattan in New York. New York marked the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center this year.

September 19, 2011. Roses bloom on a field in Bad Nauheim, Germany. Days later, the rose blooms were mowed down and mechanically defoliated to sell the petals to German garden centers.

October 2011. A hen challenges a stray dog as it comes near to her sick poult before finally attacking the dog in defense of her offspring at Sundarijal village, some 13 Kilometer from capital Kathmandu, Nepal. The hen had four plouts the week before, but three died for unknown reason. She is now acting extremely protective to the poult left, her owner, farmer Sankar Shrestha said.

November 8, 2011. A sedated black rhino is carried by military helicopter away from a poaching area in the hills of the Eastern Cape in South Africa to a new home 15 miles away. The World Wildlife Fund organized the move of 1,000 rhinos, which are under threat from poachers across Africa because of the market value of their horns.

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