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PHOTOS: It's an odd world out there!

July 30, 2014 10:18 IST


Photographs: Robert Pratta/Reuters

These 12 images show that we truly live in a bizarre world.

Three men sit and cool off in a fountain in the center of Lyon. 

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PHOTOS: It's an odd world out there!


Photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

A bull stands inside a shop selling clothes at Varanasi, in Uttar Pradesh. 

PHOTOS: It's an odd world out there!


Photographs: Neil Hall/Reuters

Participants take part in the Sumo Run in Battersea Park, London. The runners, wearing inflatable costumes, take part in the kilometre run with the aim of raising money for a charity to help educate children in Africa. 

PHOTOS: It's an odd world out there!


Photographs: Nigel Roddis/Reuters

Visitors look at a giant puppet of a grandmother sleeping on a bed inside St George’s Hall in Liverpool, northern England. The grandmother is one of two giant models as part of the ‘Memories of August 1914’ World War One commemorative event happening over the weekend in Liverpool. 

PHOTOS: It's an odd world out there!


Photographs: Sandy Huffaker/Reuters

Lori Roulette, dressed as a character from Alice in Wonderland attends the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention in San Diego, California. 

PHOTOS: It's an odd world out there!


Photographs: Bogdan Cristel/Reuters

People enjoy a water fight in downtown Bucharest. About 10 tonnes of water were used during the event organised by local authorities under the name Deliver Life. 

PHOTOS: It's an odd world out there!


Photographs: Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters

Matt Gone, also known as ‘The Checkered Man’ poses during the GuateMayan Tattoo Convention in Guatemala city. Gone claims to be one of the most tattooed people in the world, with 98 per cent of his body inked. 

PHOTOS: It's an odd world out there!


Photographs: Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters

Jeremiah Gerbracht rides his Harley Davidson motorcycle with his dog on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. Gerbracht, a retired dog trainer, won a court ruling in 1996, allowing him to ride his motorcycle with a dog on board.

PHOTOS: It's an odd world out there!


Photographs: Vincent West/Reuters

A life sized model of a Tyrannosaurus Rex baring its teeth is seen at the Karpin Abentura park in the Karrantza valley, 50kilometre from Bilbao, Spain. The park, housing wildlife and model dinosaur areas, reopened on Saturday following damage due to heavy rains. According to the information plaque, the T-Rex was a seven tonne meat eating dinosaur that lived in open forests with nearby rivers and swamps 85 million years ago. 

PHOTOS: It's an odd world out there!


Photographs: Mariana Bazo/Reuters

Women prisoners celebrate as they play soccer before a dance competition inside the Maximum Security prison of Chorrillos in Lima. The National Penitentiary Institute organised a folk dance competition with four women’s prisons in Lima during the celebrations of the Independence Day in Peru. Peruvians celebrate Independence Day on July 28. 

PHOTOS: It's an odd world out there!


Photographs: Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

Balloons fly during the 32nd annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning in Readington, New Jersey. 

PHOTOS: It's an odd world out there!


Photographs: ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images

A 22-metre-high and 34-metre in diameter golden fabric frog is displayed at Yuyuantan Park in Beijing, China. The frog is based on the golden frog which symbolizes lucky culture and is thought to bring wealth and fortune in Chinese traditional culture. The exhibition will last till August 20