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Monday, 3 February 2014

3 February 2014. RIA-Novosti Presents… The Polar Bears Bag Some Zs with Winter Dreams and Other Animal News

00 The Polar Bears Bag Some Zs. 01 Polar Bear Berlin. 03.02.14

A Polar Bear sleeps in the snow in his enclosure in the Berlin Zoological Garden Berlin (Freistadt Berlin) GERMANY

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00 The Polar Bears Bag Some Zs. 02 Penguins Japan. 03.02.14

Penguins were in costumes on the eve of the Lunar New Year at Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise Yokohama (Kanagawa PrefectureKantō Region) JAPAN

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00 The Polar Bears Bag Some Zs. 03 Pope Francisco blesses Amore the Parrot. 03.02.14

Pope Francisco blesses Amore the Parrot on 29 January 2014 in St Peter’s Square VATICAN CITY

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00 The Polar Bears Bag Some Zs. 04 Hippo at the Cairo Zoo. 03.02.14

A keeper at the Giza Zoo EGYPT helps a young visitor to feed a hippo

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00 The Polar Bears Bag Some Zs. 05 pony in Beijing. 03.02.14

A trainer and a pony at a Beijing PRC equestrian club

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00 The Polar Bears Bag Some Zs. 06 Python in Colombo. 03.02.14

A man with a tame python on a beach in Colombo SRI LANKA

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00 The Polar Bears Bag Some Zs. 08 Horse New York NY USA. 03.02.14

A horse near the entrance to Central Park in New York (Borough of Manhattan) NY USA

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00 The Polar Bears Bag Some Zs. 07 Cranes in Israel. 03.02.14

Tractor scattering feed for cranes in Hula Lake Park ISRAEL

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00 The Polar Bears Bag Some Zs. 09 Puma Santiago de Chile. 03.02.14

Cops captured a puma inside a residential house in Santiago de Chile CHILE (where it’s summer, but what the hey…), but no one was hurt. The cops took the big cat to the local zoo, whilst the authorities tried to figure out how it got into the building.

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00 The Polar Bears Bag Some Zs. 10 Dog BELGIUM. 03.02.14

At Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps raceway in Spa (Province de Liège. Région Wallonne) BELGIUM, fans of Michael Schumacher held a vigil in support of their idol

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2 February 2014

RIA-Novosti

http://en.ria.ru/photolents/20140202/187080004_3/Polar-bear-winter-slumber-and-other-animal-news.html

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Sunday, 21 August 2011

21 August 2011. A Russian POV… The New York Hot Dog

Here’s a “Chicago-style” dog from a pushcart. It has a beef hot dog, potatoes, mustard, onion, cucumber, tomato, peppers, and salt in a bun.

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Here’s a contemporary Nathan’s frank with mustard…

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How ‘bout an “Asian Dog” from Asia Dog? They’re topped with kimchi, green onions, sesame seeds, and other non-traditional condiments…

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“Fifteen-Bite Hot Dog”, from the Brooklyn Diner in Manhattan; it weighs almost a half-kilo (@1 pound)!

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Hot dog with sauerkraut and relish from the Papaya King, which dates back to 1930.

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Here’s a different kind of hot dog, from Zach Pelaccio’s Fatty Crab; it has pork sausage, gravy, mayonnaise, pickled garlic, pickled chilli peppers, and pickled radishes.

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An assortment of hot dogs, including soy and vegetarian, at the Good to Go Organics snack bar in Central Park. The sauerkraut comes from Hawthorne Valley Farms in the Hudson Valley.

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Hot dog from Bark with pickled peppers, mustard, and onions.

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The Meat Hook in Williamsburg in Brooklyn offers its own version of the hot dog with bacon and shredded cabbage.

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