Reuters Odd News SummaryReuters | Updated: 08-10-2019 10:30 IST | Created: 08-10-2019 10:30 IST
Elaborately dressed cats and dogs and even a palm-sized sugar glider were among the animals blessed outside a Philippine mall on Sunday in celebration of the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and World Animal day. Pet owners raised their furry friends as a priest sprinkled holy water on the menagerie. A 70-year-old biking grandmother conquers Bolivia's 'Death Road'
Bolivia´s "Death Road" might seem an odd place for a septuagenarian grandmother on two wheels. The world´s most dangerous road spirals skyward nearly 11,000 feet, from the country´s lowland jungles to the snow-capped peaks of the Andes. Fog, rain, rockslides and sheer cliffs are main attractions. The road has likely claimed thousands of lives.