To introduce the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz festival 2012, a full jazz ensemble was set up in Pigeon Square in Johannesburg. Seeds and popcorn were scattered over the instruments and the new jazz band called ‘Featherweights’, assembled to create music. It wasn’t long before the sounds of pigeon jazz filled the air – much to the delight of passers-by.
30 Dolphins stranding and incredibly saved
About 30 Dolphins stranded and saved by local people at Arraial do Cabo (Brazil)
in the morning at 8:00 AM on March 5th 2012
A black rhino is transported by helicopter in South Africa. Nineteen of the critically endangered animals established by the WWF Black Rhino Range Expansion Project were moved from the Eastern Cape to a new location in Limpopo province.
A one-week-old jaguar cub plays with her mother Rosa Salvaje at the National Zoo in Managua, Nicaragua. (Esteban Felix/Associated Press)