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IN PHOTOS: It's an odd world out there!

Last updated on: June 11, 2011 12:40 IST

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We bring you a collection of some of the odd moments from around the world in recent weeks.

A man looks out of his auto rickshaw as he drives through foam overflowing from a drain outside a factory, in Ahmedabad. World Environment Day is observed annually on June 5.

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Photographs: Amit Dave/Reuters
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Competitors ride with their bikes in a cable car to the start of the Downhill at the Mountain Bike World Cup in Fort William, Scotland.

Photographs: Russell Cheyne/Reuters
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Pop singer Park Hye-kyoung sings during a candle-lit rally demanding tuition fee cuts, at the Cheonggye stream plaza in central Seoul. Hundreds of university students and supporting citizens continued to stage a rally demanding that South Korean President Lee Myung-bak fulfil his presidential election pledge to cut tuition fees by half, and provide solutions for youth unemployment.

Photographs: Jo Yong-Hak/Reuters
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Scott Chandler holds his daughter Tyler aloft as their dog Zoey rides on the front of their board during the Loews Surf Dog Competition in Imperial Beach, California. Thousands of people on Saturday attended the competitive event for dogs and their owners.

Photographs: Denis Poroy/Reuters
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A man looks at the work "Organ Mapping" by Mariechen Danz at the Based in Berlin exhibition in Berlin. The exhibition shows the work of 80 emerging artists who live and work in Berlin.

Photographs: Thomas Peter/Reuters
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Protesters, including a puppet representation of Thomas Jefferson,  dance inside the Jefferson Memorial in Washington. People danced at the memorial to appeal the arrest of five dancers last week, and call on the park police to respect their freedom of expression.

Photographs: Yuri Gripas/Reuters
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A participant rides in a self-made flying craft during the annual Red Bull Flugtag (Flight Day) event in Tel Aviv. Thirty two teams were competing to build a craft capable of flying the furthest without the use of an engine.

Photographs: Amir Cohen/Reuters
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A diver performs from a sculpted number "10" diving platform display at a charity dinner event at Kensington Palace in London. Other attendees of the 10th annual Absolute Return for Kids Gala Dinner included Britain's Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge.

Photographs: Toby Melville/Reuters
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United States Airways flight 1549 also known as the "Miracle on the Hudson" is hauled on a truck through the streets in Elizabeth, New Jersey. The airplane which made a crash landing in the Hudson River in New York, in January 2009 is being taken to the Carolinas Aviation Museum where it will be on permanent display.

Photographs: Gary Hershorn/Reuters
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A policeman pretends to administer an anaesthetic shot to "Tigger" during a drill of tigers escaping at Chengdu Zoo in Chengdu, Sichuan province. A zoo staff member dressed as cartoon character Tigger performs in a mock drill of tigers escaping in the zoo in order to enhance emergency responses and enforce security measures, local media reported.

Photographs: China Daily/Reuters
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A worker waters life-sized giraffe topiaries in the centre of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. Krasnoyarsk will celebrate the 383rd anniversary of its founding as well as Day of Russia on June 12.

Photographs: Ilya Naymushin/Reuters
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Chinese bridal couples kiss after their symbolic wedding in Fuessen June 3, 2011. 31 Chinese couples who already got married in China, travelled to Germany to repeat their promise of marriage at Neuschwanstein Castle, one of the most popular destinations in Europe.

Photographs: Michaela Rehle/Reuters
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Guest Anthony Parisi is dressed like the videogame character Mario as he attends a Nintendo media briefing during the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, in Los Angeles.

Photographs: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters
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Members of the audience climb on trees to watch a dragon boat race to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Duanwu Festival, on a river in Jiangyin, Jiangsu province.

Photographs: Sean Yong/Reuters
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A drummer with the British Army's 1st Battalion Irish Guards rehearses with bandmates on Horse Guards Parade ground in London. The United States Army Band Europe will join Britain's Foot Guards Massed Bands to Beat Retreat on June 8 and 9.

Photographs: Chris Helgren/Reuters
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A man walks with a prop mutant outside of the Los Angeles Convention Center during the installation of an advertisement for the video game "Rage" ahead of the Electronic Entertainment Expo or E3 in Los Angeles.

Photographs: Danny Moloshok/Reuters
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