Animal rights advocates with their pets join in a campaign calling the public not to use firecrackers during the New Year celebration at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center in Manila on December 29, 2012. The animal rights group called for the public to turn away from the noisy and polluting tradition of greeting the New Year with ear-splitting sounds from firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices becuse not only the humans are affected but also the animals, particularly, cats and dogs. AFP PHOTO / Noel CELIS
クレジット: NOEL CELIS
'By Diligence and Perseverance The Mouse Eat The Cable In Two / Diligence Is The Mother Of Good Luck; And God Gives All Things To Industry.' An Illustration based on Benjamin Franklin's 'Poor Richard's Almanac,' c. 1732.
クレジット: Kean Collection
Illustration of the City of York.
クレジット: Time Life Pictures
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