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8 greatest city mascots around the world

8 greatest city mascots around the world

Where to pay homage to the cutest local celebrities you'll ever stalk
Hungary's 'Wild East': Exotic cowboys, exotic livestock

Hungary's 'Wild East': Exotic cowboys, exotic livestock

Stock herders and csikos horsemen -- Hungarian cowboys -- corral unusual beasts in Europe's largest natural grassland
9 of the world’s most controversial foods

9 of the world’s most controversial foods

For some they’re delicacies, for others species in need of protection. Some of the more divisive dishes travelers may encounter
Gallery: Gratuitous photos of monkeys in hot springs

Gallery: Gratuitous photos of monkeys in hot springs

Different year, same pictures. But still very cute
10 great places to see wildlife

10 great places to see wildlife

The zoologist who discovered that alligators can dance rounds up the best spots to see rare animals in the wild
The snake man of Bangladesh

The snake man of Bangladesh

Bare hands, a level head and hope for the future help the king of the snake catchers keep body and soul together
Wild Wellington: World's best city for animal lovers?

Wild Wellington: World's best city for animal lovers?

Where you can swim with a hundred dolphins, have a close encounter with a "living dinosaur" and abide by little blue penguin traffic rules
Are these the world's cutest creatures?

Are these the world's cutest creatures?

Get ready for some big-eyed, round-eared, furry-limbed adorableness -- we've named what we think are the world's cutest critters
26 of the most stunning spots in Africa

26 of the most stunning spots in Africa

Camera? Passport? Unbridled sense of adventure and keen to make others envious? Click on through
Japanese island overrun by rabbits, tourists

Japanese island overrun by rabbits, tourists

Okunoshima Island offers cute and cuddly bunnies for mass enjoyment
Freaky field guide: Tokyo's top 10 mythical beasts

Freaky field guide: Tokyo's top 10 mythical beasts

You won't find these bizarre creatures in any zoo, but they’re watching over us all right
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