June 5, 2013. Newly-wed donkeys stand with farmers after a marriage ceremony in Mumbai. Danish Siddiqui—Reuters
A horse, a boxer dog and a podenco dog are silhouetted in Marinaleda, southern Spain
Men ride albino elephants at a camp near Uppatasanti Pagoda in Burma’s new capital city Naypyitaw, on March 1, 2012. (Reuters/Soe Zeya Tun)
Cattle walking the last mile to this slaughterhouse are treated to this dazzling, but incongruous display of light before the end in Gross-Umstadt near Darmstadt, West Germany, on November 29, 1962. The chandelier came from a nearby factory that didn’t have room to assemble it there, so they decided to assemble it in this slaughterhouse. The name of the Arab ruler who ordered the 532 bulb chandelier made up of 200,000 separate parts is a secret. Also, a secret is the price he paid for it.
50 Years Ago: The World in 1962 - InFocus
Luftbild von einer Kuhherde, die sich im engen Kreis versammelt hat. Klaus Leidorf
“The Nenets people have lived on and stewarded the tundra’s fragile ecology for hundreds of years” said Sophie Grig of Survival International. “No developments should take place on their land without their consent, and they need to receive fair compensation for any damages caused.” With countries and corporations clamoring for a piece of the Arctic, scientists scrambling to study the changing environment and Gazprom’s announcement that additional gas fields on the peninsula will be ready for production in 2019, their concerns are ever more urgent. (© Steve Morgan) The Nenets of Siberia - Infocus
“The reindeer is our home, our food, our warmth and our transportation,” Sergei Hudi told Survival. Lassos are crafted from reindeer tendons, tools and sled parts from bone. (© Steve Morgan) The Nenets of Siberia - Infocus
Alpaca; Angora; Byssus; Camel hair; Cashmere; Catgut; Chiengora; Guanaco; Llama; Mohair; Pashmina; Qiviut; Rabbit; Silk; Sinew; Spider silk; Wool; Vicuña; Yak.