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Python Meets A Crocodile See What Happened Next

1108 Python Meets A Crocodile See What Happened Next
What happens in the wild is sometimes hard to imagine. Sometimes other animals can be others prey. In this case, here is a python and a crocodile who come across each other in Australia. This is a bit graphic, so beware.

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Animals

Hippo Saves Gnu from Crocodile

This is the amazing moment a heroic hippo saved a gnu from certain death. After being bitten by a crocodile, the large antelope is seen being dragged slowly under the water. But in a miraculous turn of events, a nearby hippo is seen making its way across the water to help the animal in its hour of need.

After chasing the giant crocodile away, the unlikely hero is then seen guarding the creature and even nudges the gnu to the edge of the river in effort to move it out of harm’s way. The jaw dropping moment stunned onlookers, including Israeli photographer, Vadim Onishchenko, 34, who managed to capture the rare moment on camera. Captured whilst on safari in Masai Mara in Kenya, the exhausted antelope later managed to escape to safety.

1107 Hippo Saves Gnu from Crocodile
The gnu struggling to get to the bank of the river is dragged back by the crocodile. (Photo by Vadim Onishchenko/Caters News)

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Travel

“The Door to Hell”

1106 “The Door to Hell”
“These are the astonishing images of the very aptly named door to hell, a fiery crater thats baffled scientist and has been flaming away for more than 40 years. The crater is 230-feet wide and situated near Derweze village in Turkmenistan. It was named the Door to Hell by locals, referring to the endless flames and boiling mud that can be found inside. Originally a level surface, the site was identified by Soviet scientists in 1971 as an area that was believed to house a substantial oil field. A camp and drilling rig were set up nearby, and, after the Soviets were pleased with amount of gas resources that were believed to be at the site, it was agreed that gas from the field would start being stored”. – Caters News. (Photos by William Keeping/Caters News)

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Photos

Women’s Day – Mothers and Daughters

“On March 8th activists celebrate International Women’s Day, which dates back to the early 20th century and has been observed by the United Nations since 1975. In the run-up to the event, Reuters photographers in countries around the globe took a series of portraits of women and their daughters. They asked each mother what her profession was, at what age she had finished education, and what she wanted her daughter to become when she grew up. They also asked each daughter at what age she would finish education and what she wanted to do in the future. The series of images offers an insight into the lives of women and girls around the world”. – Reuters

1105 Womens Day – Mothers and Daughters
Alicia Chiquin, 43, and her daughter Fidelina Ja, 18, pose for a photograph at their home in Pambach, Guatemala February 20, 2014. Alicia has no education and has always worked the land. Her daughter Fidelina also has no education and when she grows up she says she will continue to work at home and on the land. (Photo by Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters)

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Animals

British Dog Lover Spends £30,000 On Her Nine Pets

“Like most Brits, Emmie Stevens is dog mad. But the 25-year-old has taken it to the next level, spending £30,000 on her nine pets. Emmie’s dogs enjoy regular manicures and fur dyes and have their own walk in wardrobe to store their £15,000 clothing collection.

Rather than wear out prized pooch Bambi with tiresome walks, Emmie pushes her in one of three baby buggies – but only when there’s no room in her handbag. She admits loving her “fluffies” more than her boyfriend Barry Stears, 31,and says previous relationships have failed because men are jealous of the love she gives to her dogs”. – Daily Record

1104 British Dog Lover Spends £30,000 On Her Nine Pets
Bailey the Staffordshire bull terrier, holding a red rose. (Photo by Helen Yates/Barcroft Media)

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Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day: Easy Rider

1103 Photo of the Day: Easy Rider
Perched on the nose of a crocodile, this brave frog probably won’t realise just how much of a lucky escape it’s had. (Photo by Fahmi Bhs/Solent News & Photo Agency)

Furniture

Tables By Olze & Wilkens

1102 Tables By Olze & Wilkens
The Berlin & Freiburg-based duo deftly translates the scale of the lightly stained woodgrain to create the winsome scenes. From swimsuit-clad sunbathers on a sparsely populated beach to cabins against a backdrop of fresh snow, it takes just a couple well-placed elements, digitally printed on plywood, to suggest an aerial image on the otherwise unassuming tabletop.

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Travel

The Crazy Swing At Casa Del Arbol in Ecuador

1101 The Crazy Swing At Casa Del Arbol in Ecuador
Located at La Casa Del Arbol or “The Treehouse” in Baños, Ecuador, this small house was built for the stunning view on the Tungurahua Volcano it offers. But the real attraction is the swing attached to one of the tree’s branches. It is far from your average swing, and it is surnamed the “Swing at the End of the World” for a good reason. Located off a giant cliff at over 8,350 feet above sea level and with absolutely no safety features, this swing promises a serious thrill to whoever is brave enough to ride it.

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Celebrities

Stars Strike a Pose for Oxfam’s Lift Lives for Good Campaign

Celebrities including singer Nicole Scherzinger and actor Simon Pegg have been snapped by top photographer Rankin for an Oxfam campaign. All in all, a dozen well-known faces have been captured in various poses to highlight the charity’s Lift Lives for Good campaign. The fundraising drive, launched at the start of the year, aims to shine a light on the work done by the charity to help poor people around the world. Paisley-born Rankin, known around the world for his portrait work, said: “This uplifting photo-shoot was great fun to do but it has a serious message: giving people the power to lift their lives can transform entire families and communities”.

1100 Stars Strike a Pose for Oxfams Lift Lives for Good Campaign
Undated handout photo issued by Oxfam of Nicole Scherzinger who took part in a photo shoot with top photographer Rankin for Oxfam’s Lift Lives for Good campaign. The fundraising drive, launched at the start of the year, aims to shine a light on the work done by the charity to help poor people around the world. (Photo by Rankin/PA Wire)

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Animals

Free Diving with Hammerhead Shark

247 Free Diving with Hammerhead Shark
“This is the terrifying moment a diver came head to head with a shark as it swims inches away snatching a bite for dinner. The close encounter, captured off Bimini Island in the Bahamas, shows the hammerhead approaching diver Eli Martinez who bravely stands his ground as the giant beast approaches. Eli, free diving outside of a protective cage, carefully handled the sea creature despite its menacing razor-sharp teeth – but admitted they are extremely shy and need a lot of work to allow divers close to them. After multiple trips and hours of diving nearby they finally got used to Eli in January this year – hammerheads regularly visit these waters during the winter season”. – Caters News. Photos: Eli Martinez with hammerhead shark. (Photo by J. P. Zegarra/Caters News)

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Sport

Afghan Female Boxers Fighting their Way to the 2016 Olympics

197 Afghan Female Boxers Fighting their Way to the 2016 Olympics
Afghan women boxers practice at the Kabul stadium boxing club. A few yellow lamps light up the cavernous, sparsely furnished room where Afghanistan’s young female boxers train, hoping to become good enough to compete in the 2016 Olympics. (Photo by Massoud Hossaini/AP Photo)

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Street Art

Female Street Artists set Guinness World Record for Largest Mural Painted by a Team

A female street art collective has set a new Guinness World Record to create the largest spray-painted mural by multiple artists. Over 100 international female street artists came together to create the continuous mural in south London’s Leake Street Tunnel, made famous by Banksy, on March 8, 2014. The record was broken as part of all-female street art event Femme Fierce, the largest of its kind in the UK, which aims to celebrate women street artists across the world.

196 Female Street Artists set Guinness World Record for Largest Mural Painted by a Team
Two naked ladies painted by Saki & Bitches. (Photo by Dez Mighty/Susan Mackey)

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Advertising

Artist Hikaru Cho Takes Part in the Amnesty International’s Global Campaign “My Body My Rights”

167 Artist Hikaru Cho Takes Part in the Amnesty Internationals Global Campaign “My Body My Rights”
Artist Hikaru Cho paints her model’s face as part of Amnesty International’s global campaign “My Body My Rights” on sexual and reproductive rights. (Photo by Jim Marks/PA Wire)

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Animals

Puppies Around Fire Pit For Warmth

160 Puppies Around Fire Pit For Warmth
Despite their thick fur, this group of dogs and puppies in China feel the cold. Luckily, in the winter, they’re allowed to huddle round a staff canteen stove in their home in Jiulongjiang Forest Park, Rucheng County. (Photos: HAP / Quirky / China News / REX)

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Design

The New Barbie: Meet the Doll with an Average Woman’s Proportions

156 The New Barbie: Meet the Doll with an Average Woman’s Proportions
Pittsburgh artist Nickolay Lamm, launched a crowdfunding campaign to manufacture Barbie-inspired dolls with average measurements as an alternative to the Mattel original.

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