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Red-Footed Booby

The red-footed booby is the smallest of all boobies at about 70 centimetres (28 in) in length and with a wingspan of up to 1 metre (3.3 ft). It has red legs, and its bill and throat pouch are coloured pink and blue.

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05 Oct 2014 10:24:00
Blue-Footed Booby

The blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii) is a marine bird in the family Sulidae, which includes ten species of long-winged seabirds. Blue-footed boobies belong to the genus Sula, which comprises six species of boobies. It is easily recognizable by its distinctive bright blue feet, which is a sexually selected trait. Males display their feet in an elaborate mating ritual by lifting their feet up and down while strutting before the female.

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03 Oct 2014 12:42:00
Windows and doors of an old residential building are pictured in central Mumbai October 10, 2014. The cost for buying a residential apartment in Mumbai close to the city centre ranges from 12,000 Indian rupees ($ 200) per square feet to 112,552 Indian rupees ($ 1800) per square feet. (Photo by Danish Siddiqui/Reuters)

In Mumbai, the windows of new high-rise apartment blocks, old low-rise residential buildings and shantytown shacks portray the disparity in living conditions and incomes in the Indian city. Rents for a place to live range from more than $2,000 to less than $5 a month. Here: Windows and doors of an old residential building are pictured in central Mumbai October 10, 2014. The cost for buying a residential apartment in Mumbai close to the city centre ranges from 12,000 Indian rupees ($ 200) per square feet to 112,552 Indian rupees ($ 1800) per square feet. (Photo by Danish Siddiqui/Reuters)
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23 Apr 2015 12:29:00
A tour guide shows a thumbs up as he sits on top of a crocodile on the Tarcoles river in Tarcoles, Costa Rica. (Photo and caption by Barcroft Media)

To most of us, hand-feeding crocodiles might sound like a one-way ticket to a watery grave. But for Jose Eduardo Chaves Salas, 32, coming within inches of the fearsome creatures’ razor-sharp teeth is all in a day’s work. He runs Jose's Crocodile River Tour on the Tarcoles River in Costa Rica, where tourists can watch him feed crocs up to 17 feet long. Photo: A tour guide shows a thumbs up as he sits on top of a crocodile on the Tarcoles river in Tarcoles, Costa Rica. (Photo and caption by Barcroft Media)
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20 Oct 2013 09:06:00
Ice bubbles in Abraham Lake, located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in Canada. (Photo by Chip Phillips/Rex Features)

Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains on the North Saskatchewan River, the rare phenomenon occurs each winter in the man-made lake. Photo: Ice bubbles in Abraham Lake. (Photo by Chip Phillips/Rex Features)
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27 Jun 2013 07:19:00


Lance Sergent Martin Mitchell (R) pins medals to Coldstream Guardsman Martin Hughes in the Tailor Shop in Wellington Barracks on April 20, 2011 in London, England. Soldiers involved in the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton are preparing their ceremonial duties ahead of the day. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
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21 Apr 2011 10:47:00
Storm Brings Heavy Rain And High Winds To Chicago

Sand from Montrose Beach whips past Vincent Lagrone as he walks along the lakefront October 19, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. A high wind warning was issued for the city as winds between 40 and 45 mph are expected to cause 20- to 25-foot waves along sections of the lakefront. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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20 Oct 2011 09:44:00
Women tear the shirt off a man during “Huranga”, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 14, 2017. (Photo by Adnan Abidi/Reuters)

Women tear the shirt off a man during “Huranga”, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 14, 2017. (Photo by Adnan Abidi/Reuters)
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17 Mar 2017 00:06:00