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The world prepares for Eid Al Adha

Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid Al Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice.

The world prepares for Eid Al Adha
A Pakistani woman takes a selfie with cows at one of the main animal markets set up for the forthcoming sacrificial Eid al-Adha festival in Karachi on late September 17, 2015. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (AFP/Getty Images)
The world prepares for Eid Al Adha
A Pakistani customer inspects the teeth of a camel at one of the main animal markets set up for the forthcoming sacrificial Eid al-Adha festival in Islamabad on September 17, 2015. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (AFP/Getty Images)
The world prepares for Eid Al Adha
A Pakistani livestock trader stands with his camels as he waits for customers at one of the main animal markets set up for the forthcoming sacrificial Eid al-Adha festival in Islamabad on September 17, 2015. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (AFP/Getty Images)
The world prepares for Eid Al Adha
Pakistani livestock traders unload a cow from a truck at one of the main animal markets set up for the forthcoming sacrificial Eid al-Adha festival in Karachi on September 14, 2015. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (AFP/Getty Images)
The world prepares for Eid Al Adha
Pakistani livestock traders feed their cows at the one of the main animal markets set up for the forthcoming sacrificial Eid al-Adha festival in Karachi on September 14, 2015. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (AFP/Getty Images)
The world prepares for Eid Al Adha
An Indonesian merchant scales the chest of his goat to get an estimation of its weight while waiting for customers in downtown of Jakarta, on September 14, 2015 prior to the eve of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha or Feast of the Sacrifice, which marks the end of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca and is celebrated in remembrance of Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to God, on September 24, 2015. (AFP/Getty Images)