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PHOTOS: The odd, odd world we live in!

July 13, 2016 10:01 IST

Ten images that show it's an odd, odd world we live in. 

Hippopotamuses perform during a show at the circus in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia. Photograph: Ilya Naymushin/Reuters


People throw colors in the air during Holi festival in Riga, Latvia. Photograph: Ints Kalnins/Reuters


Rice saplings of different colours and varieties are planted to form a 3D image of Mi Yue, a character from the TV series "The Legend of Mi Yue", at a rice paddy field in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China. Photograph: China Daily/via Reuters


People take part in a water fight in the centre of Budapest, Hungary. Photograph: Laszlo Balogh/Reuters


Current champion Miki Sudo (L) poses with competitor Michelle Lesco during the official weigh-in ceremony for the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Photograph: Andrew Kelly/Reuters


Tia Rope and Joonas Saukkonen (L) and Katja Hyvarinen and Jukka Podduikin, all of Finland, compete during the Wife Carrying World Championships in Sonkajarvi, Finland. Photograph: Lehtikuva/Timo Hartikainen/via Reuters


Young contortionists practice at a training school in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Photograph: Natalie Thomas/Reuters


A man rows a wood basin on a flooded street in Hefei, Anhui province, China. Photograph: Reuters


An African immigrant stranded in Costa Rica perfoms on Central Avenue in San Jose, Costa Rica. Photograph: Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters 


A woman dressed as ketchup exits the restroom during Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Photograph: Andrew Kelly/Reuters