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Beware! Live animal right ahead

Last updated on: June 29, 2012 08:29 IST

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Photographers often capture moments that are endearing and offbeat at the same time. We bring you a few examples!

A woman tries to guide a stranded turtle to safety on Walker Road in Great Falls, Virginia. A snapping turtle crossing the road forced drivers to detour around it.

Photograph: Hyungwon Kang/Reuters

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A white rhino and its baby cross a road on the drying shores of Lake Nakuru in Kenya's Rift Valley, 160km west of the capital.

Photograph: Thomas Mukoya/Reuters

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A herd of ostriches runs on a street after breaking out of their enclosure outside Oudtshoorn, some 450 km east of Cape Town.

Photograph: Alex Grimm/Reuters

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A wild family of vicunas or vicugnas cross a road in the Bolivian highlands. These South American camelids are relatives of the llama and the alpaca and produce small amounts of extremely fine wool.

Photograph: Jorge Silva/Reuters

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A giraffe pauses while crossing a road outside Niger's capital Niamey. Giraffes are rare in West Africa, with Niger claiming to be home to the only giraffe population in the region.

Photograph: Finbarr O'Reilly/Reuters

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Farmers herd a flock of ducks along a street towards a pond as residents drive next to them in Taizhou, Zhejiang province. There were about 5,000 ducks, local media reported.

Photograph: China Daily/Reuters

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A motorcyclist stops as a herd of sheep cross a road in Gonghe County in west China's Qinghai province.

Photograph: Tim Chong/Reuters

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A highland cow holds up traffic as it is ushered across a road to a different field for grazing near Earlston in the Scottish borders.

Photograph: David Moir/Reuters

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A lioness walks on a road in front of tourists' minivans in Masai Mara game reserve.

Photograph: Radu Sigheti/Reuters

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A pair of sheep cross the main road near the village of Funningur in the northern Faroe Islands.

Photograph: Bob Strong/Reuters

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A farmer stops the traffic so his gaggle of geese can cross the road to get to their night time enclosure, in the western town of Duisburg, Germany.

Photograph: Ina Fassbender/Reuters

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A snake crosses the Capricorn Highway which is under floodwaters 6 km south of Rockhampton.

Photograph: Daniel Munoz/Reuters

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A feral chicken is seen at what is known locally as 'Chicken Roundabout' in Ditchingham, approximately 16 km from the Suffolk farm where the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu broke out in Holton, eastern England in 2007.

Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

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A squirrel passes a road block nearby Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.

Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

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