Photo of the Day: Made in China

135 Photo of the Day: Made in China

A dog lies on the ground in front of a scaled replica of the rubber duck by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman in China. (Reuters)

Forever Alone

1189 Forever Alone

A house built on a rock on the river Drina near the western Serbian town of Bajina Basta. The house was built in 1968 by a group of young men who decided that the rock on the river was an ideal place for a tiny shelter. (Marko Djurica/Reuters)

I’m with You

1188 Im with You

Newborn ring-tailed lemur Rascal is carried by its mother Roxy at Bristol Zoo Gardens. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

With a Little Help of My Heart

1187 With a Little Help of My Heart

A team of climbers, including 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer Yuichiro Miura, stand on the summit of Mount Everest. Miura, who has had four heart operations, reached the top of Mount Everest on Thursday, becoming the oldest person to conquer the world’s highest mountain. He took the standard southeast ridge route pioneered by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay 60 years ago, reaching the top of the 8,848 metre (29,028 feet) mountain at roughly 9:00 a.m. local time (0300 GMT). He was accompanied by three other Japanese climbers, including his son, and six Nepali sherpas. (REUTERS/Kyodo)

Cow of the Year

1186 Cow of the Year

Bluegrass Sergeants Snow Queen has been crowned the winner of gourmet yoghurt brand The Collective’s 2013 beauty competition ‘Cow of the Year’. Above. model and makeup artist Tabby Richards pampers the cow on the Millenium Bridge in London. (9Spider-PR)

Don’t Bear with Me!

1185 Dont Bear with Me!

Photographer Ronald Wittek watched from close range as a bear cleans himself in a pool before falling asleep under a tree in the Bavarian Forest, Germany. (Ronald Wittek/Arco Images/Solent News)

Portrait of Two

1184 Portrait of Two

Photographer Daniel Botelho photographed this oceanic white tip shark swimming past a diver off the coast of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. (Daniel Botelho / Barcroft Media)

Old as Hell

1183 Old as Hell

A house from 1562 waits to be restored in a pears tree field outside San Felice sul Panaro a year after the Emilia Romagna earthquake. Reconstruction efforts in Emilia Romagna in Italy are proceeding slowly a year after two powerful earthquakes wrecked homes and businesses in this rich farming and medical industry region. (Olivier Morin/AFP)

Hop! Meow.

1182 Hop! Meow.

Vladimir Kouklatchev performs with a cat during a show at the Moscow Cat Theatre. The theatre was founded by his father, famous Russian clown Yuri Kouklatchev, shortly before the fall of the USSR. (YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Give Me Your Hand

1180 Give Me Your Hand

Stuntwoman Leigh-Anne Vizer is held by a 4.5 metre King Kong hand 300 metres above the city of Melbourne during a photoshoot at the Eureka Skydeck, the tallest building in the southern hemisphere, in Melbourne, Australia. The King Kong show is set to open in June in Melbourne. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Two Baby Opossums

1149 Two Baby Opossums

Two baby opossums play on a branch, with one using its tail to cling on, while photographer Ronald Wittek took this photo while visiting a farm in Minnesota, USA. (Ronald Wittek/Arco Images/Solent News)

Wildlife

1144 Wildlife

A silhouette of short-eared owl (Asio flammeus) in flight at dusk, Worlaby Carrs, Lincolnshire. This image is part of a new outdoor street-gallery exhibition that has been launched on the South Bank of the River Thames in London, documenting the best of the 2020VISION wildlife project. (REX FEATURES)

Dancing with the Sharks

1138 Dancing with the Sharks

Photographer Rainer Schimpf photographing sharks off the coast of Port Elizabeth, South Africa. (Rainer Schimpf / Barcroft Me)

Skydiving over the Mt. Everest

1108 Skydiving over the Mt. Everest

A group of skydivers hurtle towards Earth after jumping out of a plane near Mount Everest, Nepal. The thrill seekers are equipped with specialised military and parachute equipment, including oxygen masks to keep them alive during the high altitude adventure. Starting at a dizzying height of 18,000 ft above sea level only 30 brave divers a year will soar over the mountains before floating back down to Earth at the drop zone located 12,350ft above sea level. (Caters)

Kissing Turtles

1100 Kissing Turtles

Two green turtles look as if they are kissing while swimming off the coast of Tenerife, Spain. (Montse Grillo / Barcroft Media)