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Shetland Ponies In Sweaters

Shetland ponies wearing cardigan sweaters are the official ambassadors of Visit Scotland tourism campaign. Photographer Rob McDougall captured two cute ponies named Fivla and Vitamin dressed in traditional Fair Isle Scottish cardigans to celebrate the Year of Natural Scotland.Their onesies were made out of Shetland wool by a local knitter Doreen Brown. The ponies live at the Thordale Shetland Stud Centre.
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14 Jan 2014 12:44:00


A Dartmoor Hill pony foal runs on the moor on Dartmoor on May 17, 2011 in Princetown England. Although a tourist attraction, especially during the foaling season and often seen as part of the landscape of Dartmoor, many ponies face an uncertain future due to unsustainable breeding and their falling market values. The charity South West Equine Protection estimates that last year 1500 ponies were slaughtered – with many being sold for lion meat to nearby zoos. Along with other equine charities, they are calling for the removal of stallions from the moor to bring numbers down to sustainable levels. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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18 May 2011 11:15:00
An installation entitled “Take my lightning but don't steal my thunder” by British artist Alex Chinneck stands in Covent Garden on October 2, 2014 in London, England.  The installation is intended to cast the illusion that a 40-foot section of the Covent Garden's 184-year old market building is floating. “Take my lightning but don't steal my thunder” will be on display from 2nd to 24th October 2014. (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

An installation entitled “Take my lightning but don't steal my thunder” by British artist Alex Chinneck stands in Covent Garden on October 2, 2014 in London, England. The installation is intended to cast the illusion that a 40-foot section of the Covent Garden's 184-year old market building is floating. “Take my lightning but don't steal my thunder” will be on display from 2nd to 24th October 2014. (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)
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03 Oct 2014 11:40:00
During a storm with heavy rain, wild ponies swim towards the shore in the annual Chincoteague Pony Swim. (Photo by Jay Diem/Eastern Shore News)

Chincoteague Ponies swim across Assateague Channel in a heavy downpour on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 during the 88th Annual Chincoteague Pony Swim. A portion of the herd will be auctioned on Thursday. (Photo by Jay Diem/Eastern Shore News)
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26 Jul 2013 05:29:00
Little Owl

The Little Owl (Athene noctua) is a bird which is resident in much of the temperate and warmer parts of Europe, Asia east to Korea, and north Africa. It is not native to Great Britain, but was first introduced in 1842, by Thomas Powys and is now naturalised there. It was also successfully introduced to the South Island of New Zealand in the early 20th century.
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19 Oct 2012 08:14:00
A boy dressed like Hindu Lord Krishna waits to attend celebrations on the eve of Janmashtami at a school in Mumbai, India, Friday, September 4, 2015. The day marks the birth of Krishna. (Photo by Rajanish Kakade/AP Photo)

A boy dressed like Hindu Lord Krishna waits to attend celebrations on the eve of Janmashtami at a school in Mumbai, India, Friday, September 4, 2015. The day marks the birth of Krishna. (Photo by Rajanish Kakade/AP Photo)
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05 Sep 2015 12:50:00


“The Guinness World Records has consistently listed Sherlock Holmes as the “most portrayed movie character” with 75 actors playing the part in over 211 films. Holmes' first screen appearance was in the Mutoscope film Sherlock Holmes Baffled in 1900, albeit in a barely-recognisable form”. – Wikipedia

Photo: William Gillette as the lead in a stage production of “Sherlock Holmes”, at the Lyceum Theatre. Playwright: William Gillette, Arthur Conan Doyle (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). 9th September 1901
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20 Jun 2011 10:55:00
“Not for the faint of heart”. Casa Milà, better known as La Pedrera, is a building designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and built during the years 1905–1910, being considered officially completed in 1912. It is located at 92, Passeig de Gràcia in the Eixample district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. (Stefano Scarselli)

“Not for the faint of heart”. Casa Milà, better known as La Pedrera, is a building designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and built during the years 1905–1910, being considered officially completed in 1912. It is located at 92, Passeig de Gràcia in the Eixample district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. (Photo by Stefano Scarselli)
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17 Jan 2013 14:17:00