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25 Eye-Opening Photos Showing How Unusual Our World Really Is


Even a single photo can tell a story. Sometimes it's just a good angle or the right moment. Sometimes it's a beautiful landscape or a unique phenomenon. Most often it's just a chronicle of our amazing daily life, documented by photographers from around the world.

The Bright Side team collected in these pictures all the beautiful, ridiculous, and heartbreaking stuff that impressed us lately.

The miracle of genetics

A flower that becomes transparent when it rains

Diphylleia. It can only be found in three parts of the world: on wet wooded slopes in the cold regions of Japan and China, as well as in Appalachia, USA.

Oh, Marilyn has changed so much...

A baby elephant who saw the sea for the first time

Mount Bromo

Hey, Owl! It's me, Pooh Bear!

Norwegian fjords

A foal that's always with mom

Temple in Bagan, Myanmar

A finding

The Grey Pamir - View from Ak-Baital Pass

Mom's a mom

Polar bear cub

Baby chameleon

Who's there?

Oh, great God of nuts, reward me with the fruits of the sun!

Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand

At the end of the day

Tim Burton's bathhouse

Banana prices are rising again!

A photographer fell down during shooting and accidentally got a remarkable wedding photo

A cat among apples

A path to the stars

The view from a skyscraper reminds one of a scene from Interstellar

Preview photo credit reddit