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Nov 30, 2016

The Best Weird And Wonderful Photos Of 2016

The Best Weird And Wonderful Photos Of 2016

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The Best Weird And Wonderful Photos Of 2016
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A monkey catches knives as it balances on a board during a daily training session at a monkey farm in Baowan village © Jason Lee/REUTERS

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A dog owner sleeps in the benching area before judging at the 2016 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in the Manhattan borough of New York City © Mike Segar/REUTERS

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Suad Keserovic cleans a stone ball in Podubravlje village near Zavidovici © Dado Ruvic/REUTERS

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A participant takes part in the annual Great Spitalfields Pancake Race in aid of London's Air Ambulance in London © Stefan Wermuth/REUTERS

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Facebook CEO Zuckerberg and guests use Gear VR virtual reality headsets during the awards ceremony of the newly established Axel Springer Award in Berlin © POOL New/REUTERS

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The Berenson robot strolls among visitors during the exhibition "Persona : Oddly Human" at the Quai Branly museum in Paris © Philippe Wojazer/REUTERS

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Car tows snowboarder along frozen surface of Yenisei River in Taiga district outside Krasnoyarsk © Ilya Naymushin/REUTERS

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Bride Jintara and groom Kittinant fly while attached to cables during a wedding ceremony ahead of Valentine's Day at a resort in Ratchaburi province © Athit Perawongmetha/REUTERS

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Times Square characters take a photo for a customer in Manhattan © Rickey Rogers/REUTERS

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A crane is seen next to a giant statue of Chinese late chairman Mao Zedong under construction near crop fields in a village of Tongxu county, China © China Stringer Network/REUTERS

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People take part in the 'No Pants Subway Ride' in Vienna © Heinz-Peter Bader/REUTERS

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Japan's On-Art Corp's eight metre tall dinosaur-shaped mechanical suit robot 'TRX03' performs during its unveiling in Tokyo © Toru Hanai/REUTERS

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An "ear" is seen growing on the arm of a patient who lost his right ear in an accident, at the first affiliated hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University, in Xi'an © China Daily/REUTERS

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A remote-controlled plane in the form of a witch flies over a neighborhood as the sun sets during Halloween in Encinitas © Mike Blake/REUTERS

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A banded mongoose plays with a Halloween pumpkin at a zoo in Chongqing © China Stringer Network/REUTERS

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Kites of all shapes and sizes fill the air at the 22nd Cape Town International Kite Festival in Cape Town, South Africa © Mike Hutchings/REUTERS

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A participant in costume poses for the camera after a Halloween parade in Kawasaki © Kim Kyung Hoon/REUTERS

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A robot of the Siasun Robot and Automation Corporation simulates the use of a medical instrument on a model of a human skeleton at the World Robot Conference in Beijing © Thomas Peter/REUTERS

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Oliver Quiros, 3, competes dressed as an astronaut in a space shuttle in the Haunted Heats Halloween Surf Contest in Santa Monica © Lucy Nicholson/REUTERS

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People riding on water-powered jet-boards perform in Yixing © China Stringer Network /REUTERS

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University students participate a competition of folding quilts during a military training at the start of a new semester in Hengyang © China Stringer Network/REUTERS

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Students from St Andrews University are covered in foam as they take part in the traditional 'Raisin Weekend' in the Lower College Lawn, at St Andrews in Scotland © Russell Cheyne/REUTERS

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A man attempts to pull the neck off a dead goose while being repeatedly plunged into the water during Antzar Eguna (Day Of The Goose) in the Basque fishing town of Lekeitio © Vincent West/REUTERS

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Huybert Van De Stadt vacuums the Playa as approximately 70,000 people from all over the world gathered for the 30th annual Burning Man arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, U.S. © Jim Urquhart/REUTERS

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Bath ducks are seen on the red carpet for the movie "Piuma" at the 73rd Venice Film Festival in Venice © Alessandro Bianchi/REUTERS

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A reveller lies in tomato pulp during the annual Tomatina festival in Bunol near Valencia © Heino Kalis/REUTERS

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A competitor takes part in the 31st World Bog Snorkelling Championships in Llanwrtyd Wells © Rebecca Naden/REUTERS

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A child tries to grab a flag on the "gostra", a pole covered in grease, during the religious feast of St Julian, patron of the town of St Julian's © Darrin Zammit Lupi/REUTERS

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A 'Pokeburg' hamburger with the name 'Peakachu, inspired by the Pokemon Go phenomenon, is pictured at Down N' Out Burger restaurant in Sydney, Australia © Jason Reed/REUTERS

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A rabbit looks at a customer at the first rabbit cafe in Hong Kong © Bobby Yip/REUTERS

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A Mariachi group performs in honor of a stone which bears an impression that locals refer to as "Devil face", as a shrine frequented by indigenous witch doctors was removed to expand a main highway between La Paz and El Alto © David Mercado/REUTERS

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The coach of Mandakhnaran Ganzorig (MGL) of Mongolia takes off his clothes as he protests after the match against Ikhtiyor Navruzov (UZB) of Uzbekistan. © Toru Hanai/REUTERS

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Ustiashvili pulls four cars with his teeth during an attempt to set a world record in Tbilisi © David Mdzinarishvili/REUTERS

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Hippopotamuses perform during a show at the circus in Krasnoyarsk © Ilya Naymushin/REUTERS

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A sign featuring mens winner Joey Chestnut is held above the crowd during Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York © Andrew Kelly/REUTERS

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People watch a street performer in the Venice neighborhood of Los Angeles © Mario Anzuoni/REUTERS

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Participants mow grass during the "Days of Mowing Kupres", a grass mowing competition, in Kupres © Dado Ruvic/REUTERS

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Show host Anthony Anderson spoofs the outfit worn by Janelle Monae during her tribute to Prince at the 2016 BET Awards in Los Angeles © Danny Moloshok/REUTERS

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A cat with a “stegosaurus spine” design cut into its fur is seen next to a dog at a pet shop, in Tainan, Taiwan June 19, 2016. © Tyrone Siu/REUTERS

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Durga Kami (C), 68, and his classmates pose for a group picture in their classroom at Shree Kala Bhairab Higher Secondary School in Syangja, Nepal, June 5, 2016. © Navesh Chitrakar/REUTERS

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Cyclists participate in the World Naked Bike Ride, which organisers say is a protest against reliance on cars and oil, on Westminster Bridge London, Britain © Luke MacGregor/REUTERS

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Palestinian boy Mohamad al-Sheikh, 12, who is nicknamed 'Spiderman' and hopes to break the Guinness world records with his bizarre feats of contortion, demonstrates acrobatics skills in Gaza City © Mohammed Salem/REUTERS

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Guinness Rishi, multiple world record holder including most flags tattooed on his body, poses for a photograph outside his apartment in New Delhi © Cathal McNaughton/REUTERS

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A man lies on the ground as his head is stuck in a washing machine in Fuqing county of Fuzhou © China Stringer Network/REUTERS

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A man pulls the front body of a mini-truck on a camel cart in Ahmedabad © Amit Dave/REUTERS

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Bad weather surrounds a Boeing 767 airplane as it arrives onto Enniscrone beach after it was tugged from Shannon airport out to sea around the west coast of Ireland © Clodagh Kilcoyne/REUTERS

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A woman and her dogs stop and look at a store mannequin wearing a dog's head mask outside a fashion shop in Nice © Eric Gaillard/REUTERS

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3D-printed Sanpang strawberry milk flavoured ice-cream is seen at the Iceason ice-cream shop in Shanghai © Aly Song/REUTERS

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A traffic policeman herds pigs that escaped from a truck that overturned on a highway in Jinhua, Zhejiang Province © China Stringer Network/REUTERS

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People look at a replica of a "Transformer", made by a fan, in Shangqiu © China Stringer Network/REUTERS

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A replica of the Sphinx, which is partly made of cereals, is seen during an exhibition in Shouguang, Shandong Province, China, © China Stringer Network/REUTERS

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Models present creations by Kazakhstan's design house ABZAL during Kazakhstan Fashion Week in Almaty © Shamil Zhumatov/REUTERS

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Britain's Prince William is hugged by Chewbacca as British actor John Boyega smiles during a tour of the Star Wars sets at Pinewood studios in Iver Heath, west of London © POOL New/REUTERS

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A snowboarder, wearing a costume of a basketball player, performs while attempting to cross a pool of water at the foot of a ski slope at the Bobrovy Log ski resort on the suburbs of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk © Ilya Naymushin/REUTERS

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Sheep shearer Chris Kermond from Ballarat in the Australian state of Victoria rides a motorised 'esky' or drink cooler, while drinking a can of pre-mixed rum and cola at the Deni Ute Muster in Deniliquin, New South Wales, September 29, 2016. © Jason Reed/REUTERS

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Male chimpanzee Chacha screams after escaping from nearby Yagiyama Zoological Park as a man tries to capture him in Sendai © KYODO Kyodo/REUTERS

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Worker Shi Shenwei performs a high bar routine on a scaffolding at the construction site of a Buddhist temple in the village of Huangshan, near Quanzhou, Fujian Province, China, September 28, 2016. © Thomas Peter/REUTERS

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A Hindu priest offers prayers to a weapon as part of a ritual at the police headquarters on the occasion of Vijaya Dashmi or Dussehra festival in Ahmedabad © Amit Dave/REUTERS

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Actors dressed as a 'Yeti' ride aboard a tour bus during a promotional event for Travel Channel's "Expedition Unknown: Hunt for the Yeti" in Manhattan, New York © Brendan McDermid/REUTERS

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A devotee of the Chinese Samkong Shrine walks with a bike pierced on his mouth during a procession celebrating the annual vegetarian festival in Phuket © Jorge Silva/REUTERS

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A man plays flaming bag pipes as opponents of fracking protest outside the offices of Ineos after they received the first shipment of shale gas to be delivered to the Britain at their Grangemouth terminal in Scotland © Russell Cheyne/REUTERS

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Members of a school band wearing Star Wars costumes walk in the center of La Paz © David Mercado/REUTERS

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A dog rides a wave during the Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach © Lucy Nicholson/REUTERS

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Tayama, Kurita and Inoue take part in a "Ikumen" course, or child-rearing course for men, in Tokyo, Japan © Issei Kato/REUTERS

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People attend the screening of the film "Jaws" by director Steven Spielberg, screened at Strasbourg public baths during the European Fantastic Film Festival, in Strasbourg © Vincent Kessler/REUTERS

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MegaBot's Mr.II robot is displayed during 2016 TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, California © Beck Diefenbach/REUTERS

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Skulls are seen at the witch doctor kiosk during the day of offerings to the "Pachamama" (Mother Earth) in El Alto © David Mercado/REUTERS

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A milk custard bun made to resemble one of the popular Japanese "Kobitos" characters is squeezed during a display for the photographer at Dim Sum Icon restaurant in Hong Kong © Bobby Yip/REUTERS

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A child climbs onto a giant mockup laptop keyboard during a promotion event at a shopping centre in Beijing © Thomas Peter/REUTERS

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Special forces soldier waits to march in a military parade to celebrate the 206th anniversary of Colombia's independence in Bogota, Colombia © John Vizcaino/REUTERS

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A boy plays on a algae-covered beach in Qingdao © China Stringer Network/REUTERS

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Dolls are seen on the balcony of artist and collector Etanis Gonzalez in Caracas © Carlos Jasso/REUTERS

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Boat crews take part in Swan Upping, the annual census of the swan population on the River Thames in southern England © Toby Melville/REUTERS

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Cycling - Tour de France cycling race - Stage 12 from Montpellier to Chalet-Reynard © Jean-Paul Pelissier/REUTERS

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Professional body artist Dino Helvida (R), 27, inspects Kaitlin, 28, from the United States, as she is suspended from hooks pierced through her skin in Zagreb, Croatia June 7, 2016. © Antonio Bronic/REUTERS

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Elephant Nelly kicks a ball, as an "animal oracle" to predict results of the Germany vs Ukraine match at Euro 2016, in the "Safari Park" in Hodenhagen © Fabian Bimmer/REUTERS

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An aerial performance featuring 100 illuminated drones fly above the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House during the Vivid Sydney light festival in Sydney © Jason Reed/REUTERS

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The images of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump are seen painted on decorative pumpkins created by artist John Kettman in LaSalle © Jim Young/REUTERS

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People take a selfie with life-size humanoid robot HI-4 in Duesseldorf © Wolfgang Rattay/REUTERS

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Chantal Bauchez poses with her stuffed barbary macaque, named Moukys, at her home in Rebecq, Belgium April 29, 2016. Pets are getting a high-class send-off at Animatrans, a funeral home that claims to be the first in Belgium to cater exclusively for pets. Other customers choose to stuff their dead pets to turn them into an even more tangible reminder. © Yves Herman/REUTERS

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Plants grow out of jeans hanging on railings of a house in west London © Toby Melville/REUTERS

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An Indian Muslim devotee on a pilgrimage to the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti for the festival of Urs, performs a stunt during a procession at Ajmer in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan © Himanshu Sharma/REUTERS

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Visitors pose in front of a three story upside-down family sized house at the Huashan Creative Park in Taipei © Tyrone Siu/REUTERS

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Participants throw their pillows during the International Pillow Fight Day at Liberty Square, in Taipei, Taiwan © Tyrone Siu/REUTERS

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A man looks into a sinkhole which appeared in his fish pond in Guiping © China Stringer Network/REUTERS

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NASA astronaut Scott Kelly corrals the supply of fresh fruit that arrived on the Kounotori 5 H-II Transfer Vehicle © Handout/Reuters

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