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PHOTOS: The weirdly, wonderful world we live in!

November 18, 2020 08:39 IST

These 10 images prove that it's an odd, odd world out there... 

Members of the public view a 45-foot-tall giant golden monkey on the side of Inverleith house in Edinburgh, Scotland. The inflatable Golden Monkey installation, by Australian ecological artist Lisa Roet, has previously adorned scaled skyscrapers in Beijing and Hong Kong. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
 

Friends Vinicius Sanctus and Alessandro Russo ride electric monowheels called 'nuvem' (cloud) that were invented by them and inspired by the magic flying brooms of the Harry Potter series in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photograph: Amanda Perobelli/Reuters

A carnival reveller wears a hat made of disinfection bottles as the traditional celebrations of the start of the famous Cologne carnival season is officially cancelled due to the spread of the coronavirus disease in Cologne, Germany. Photograph: Thilo Schmuelgen/Reuters

A general view of a metro that crashed through a stop block and landed on an artwork of a whale tail at De Akkers subway station in Spijkenisse, near Roterdam, Netherlands. Photograph: Eva Plevier/Reuters

Palestinian man Naseem Abu Jamea plays with his pet lion cubs that he keeps on his house rooftop after buying them from a local zoo, in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip. Photograph: Suhaib Salem/Reuters

Malaysian former pilot Azrin Mohamad Zawawi prepares food at his food stall in Subang Jaya, Malaysia. Photograph: Lim Huey Teng/Reuters

Students take part in a training session at the Ministry of Fun Santa School, as it develops an online app for children to speak with Santa during the Christmas season, as the continuation of the coronavirus disease pandemic means most in-person Santa's Grotto experiences will have to be cancelled, London, Britain. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

A view shows a Lun-class Soviet-made ekranoplan, which is a naval craft and a ground-effect vehicle, on the Caspian Sea coastline in Derbent in the Republic of Dagestan, Russia. Photograph: Kazbek Basayev/Reuters

A fisherman wearing a protective mask lies on an artificial octopus during a protest against the government's labor reforms in a "job creation" bill in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photograph: Willy Kurniawan/Reuters

In this aerial photograph taken with a drone, people stand amongst a grass mural created by French land artist Guillaume Legros (Saype) at the Bosporus University in Istanbul, Turkey. The artwork is part of the artist's 'Beyond Walls Project', launched in 2019 and aims to create the biggest human chain on the planet. The artist's gigantic grass artworks have been completed in many locations around the world and are made using completely biodegradable and eco-friendly airbrush paint that was invented by the artist through research and experimentation. Photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty Images