The annual Pororoca is held in Sao Domingos do Capim, Brazil. Pororoca is created during the spring tide as the river water is rolled back by the tides of the Atlantic Ocean on the Amazon river and adjacent rivers.
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“El Caminito del Rey,” a narrow walkway hanging and carved on the steep walls of a mountain in Ardales, Spain, was closed in the mid-1990s after several hikers fell and died. The path, which is one-meter wide and 7.7 km long, will be reopened to the public on March 28, 2015.
A goblin shark, a rare sea creature described as an ‘alien of the deep’ is found off Australia and delivered to the Australian Museum in Sydney on March 3, 2015. In May 2014, shrimpers fishing in the Gulf of Mexico pulled up an incredibly rare, almost prehistoric-looking goblin shark. Earlier, an 18-foot oarfish was found off Catalina Island in California. Here’s a look at the goblin shark, oarfish and other big and/or odd-looking fish.
Two loose llamas were lassoed after running amok in Sun City, Ariz., today, captivating Twitter and other social media platforms. But we’re no strangers to animals-on-the-run in Baltimore. In June 2014, a steer escaped from a Baltimore butcher, ran down North Ave. and was shot and killed by city police. In the pre-Twitter era, nine bison escaped from a Stevenson farm before being captured on a tennis court in Pikesville.
Peyton Goretsas, 3, made a new friend over the weekend — a 14-foot snowman that his family constructed at their Manchester home. Thanks to Kelsey Franklin for sharing these pictures.