Three fawns run across the road while a little further on a man is jogging. We are in Richmond Park, one of the most famous green areas of London.

Duck mom leads the chicks safely to the sidewalk. Although they are very protective for the young, these birds will leave some of them to their fate: they leave the sick or those born long after the other eggs are hatched, when the family has left the nest.

Even in the event of floods, you may have to reach the other side of the road. This Australian snake photographed near Rockhapton has adapted well.

Don't miss the gallery dedicated to reptiles

In order not to miss the show, this desert tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) approaches the base of Cape Canaveral (Florida) where everything is ready for the launch of the Shuttle Discovery. The photo was taken in July 2006.

The sandstorm visible on the horizon does not seem to scare this dromedary photographed on a road near Ajdabiyah, Libya. When wind blows the dromedaries (Camelus dromedarius) have the ability to seal the nostrils to prevent sand from entering.

More photos of dromedaries (watch)

A donkey leads a flock of sheep across the road near the town of Sulaymaniyah in northern Iraq. Traditional shepherd dogs are often ousted by other impromptu guides: see also the video of Jack, the lamb who is believed to be a shepherd.

A group of ostriches gives her legs after escaping from a cage not far from the city of Oudtshoorn, South Africa.

A zoo on the run: the most daring fugitive animals (watch)

Careless of the reported block, a squirrel crosses the road near the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, a famous private cemetery in Los Angeles (California).

Why does the squirrel cross the road?

To pass from one pasture to another, a Highland cow (the breed originates from Scotland) has blocked traffic. This thick-haired cow can withstand polar temperatures: up to -40 ° C.

For now, we cannot see the protagonists of this sign warning against crossing iguanas in the tropical forest of Soberania, in Panama.

On one side of the road there is a sign with the usual pedestrian passing on the strips. On the other hand to cross, it is a monkey. Imagine the amazement of the inhabitants of Hangzhou, in eastern China, when they came across this road sign. Some have felt offended, others have taken it out on laughter, but no one can give an explanation. A tourist find, a trick of the city administration or an ingenious guerrilla marketing idea ? The mystery thickens …
Crazy posters: go to the photo gallery
Have you seen advertisements, graffiti, signs or interesting characters in your city? Take part in the "Visti per strada" photo contest : to send your shots you have until 21 December!

You might also like: When animals take to the field A runaway zoo Beware of crossing monkeys Three fawns run across the road while a little further on a man jogging. We are in Richmond Park, one of the most famous green areas of London.