ANIMAL PHOTOS WEEKLY: Flying Pig, Giant Fish, More

ANIMAL PHOTOS WEEKLY: Flying Pig, Giant Fish, More
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Melbourne, Australia, September 18, 2008-- 10.0? A pig lands in a pool of water during the rip-snorting good time Pig Racing and Diving Show at the 2008 Royal Melbourne Show, an agricultural fair.

The flying pigs are a top draw at the annual spectacle, which attracts about 500,000 visitors over 11 days.

Other popular events include snake handling lessons, a horse show, and the opportunity to get up close and personal with cows, sheep, and goats in the livestock pavilion.

--John Roach
—Photograph by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images
 
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