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It's a weird world 15

It's a weird world 15
'Kuchani' the African lioness gets her head stuck in a Christmas package left in her Savannah themed habitat at Taronga Zoo in Sydney. The Christmas presents are part of the zoo's behavioural enrichment programme which teaches the animals to forage and work for their meals. (Getty Images)
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Sand esculpture works are seen at the Sand Sculpting Australia exhibition 'DinoStory' at Frankston Waterfront in Melbourne, Australia. The exhibition, which will take 21 artists three weeks to construct, will be open to the public from December 26 to April 25. (Getty Images)
It's a weird world 15
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall tours the stables backstage at the Olympia Horse Show in London, England. (Getty Images)
It's a weird world 15
Thousands of cars are stored on the runway at the disused Upper Heyford airbase near Bicester, Oxfordshire. The British car industry has become the latest sector hit by the global slowdown, as figures showed new vehicle sales plunging at the fastest rate for nearly 30 years. (Getty Images)
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Street artist Xi Fu, whose name means seeking happiness in English, sips tea from a teacup controlled by his feet in Beijing. Disabled shortly after birth, Xi had since childhood grown used to using his toes and feet as others use their fingers and hands and makes a living painting with his feet at various locations around the city. The sight of freelance street artists plying their trade to earn a living in China today was virtually non existant thirty years ago when Xi Fu was born, and when the country embarked on opening up and embracing economic reforms. (Getty Images)
It's a weird world 15
Thai woman Nong Na holds a scorpion during a successful world record attempt at a shopping mall in Pattaya, eastern Thailand. Nong held a live scorpion in her mouth for over two minutes, setting a world record. (Getty Images)
It's a weird world 15
An archaeologist of the Honduran Institute of Anthropology and History examines human jaws inlaid with semiprecious jade stones, dated from the Maya period, in Tegucigalpa. The jaws, apparently stolen in Honduras, were abandoned in front of the Honduran Embassy in Holland and repatriated afterwards. (Getty Images)

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