In 2006, a photographer in India snapped this photo of a mouse perched on the back of a frog as floodwaters rose. The annual summer monsoon rains arrived early that year, but this lucky little mouse managed to keep its head above water, thanks to a froggy friendship. Check out more unlikely animal friends!
Afar Woman, Ethiopia "Facial scarification serves both as a means of establishing tribal identity and a way to enhance physical beauty. The curved pattern of cow horns on the forehead of this serene woman indicates that she is from a cattle-herding family and comes from a gentle and more fertile part of Afar country than the harsh Danakil Depression."
Getting up close: New episodes of Sir Attenborough Planet Earth show
High on a ridge in the Hemis National Park, Ladakh, India a snow leopard triggers a remote camera-trap. Thanks to a number of adaptations Snow leopards are able to survive higher altitudes than any other big cat