Top photos and videos of the day: Monday, March 3, 2014

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They might think twice before eating next to the water next time:


A selection of some of the best photographs from around the world:

A figure of Edward Snowden is seen during the traditional Rose Monday parade in Mainz, western Germany. | Getty Images

A snake worker exposes snakes to sunlight in the village of Kertasura, Cirebon, Indonesia. At slaughter houses, snake skins measuring in the hundreds of meters, are sold to bag factories in the West and Central Java provinces on a monthly basis. | Getty Images

Iditarod musher Nathan Schroeder drives his dog team down the trail at the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race out of Willow, Alaska. | AP Photo

A firefighter takes a drink after extinguishing a fire burning at a plantation in Siak, Riau, Indonesia. The air quality reached dangerous levels while forest fires continue to burn in Indonesia’s Riau province after a long period of dry weather. The smokey haze has reportedly caused more than 25,000 to have respiratory problems. | Getty Images

Oleg, a Ukrainian soldier at the Belbek military base, kisses his girlfriend Svetlana through the gates of the base entrance in Lubimovka, Ukraine. | Getty Images

A Christie’s employee poses in front of one of two ‘Unicorn Heads’ at Christie’s auction house in London, England. The items make up part of the Les Trois Garcons’ collection which will be sold at auction on March 5, 2014 at their Knightsbridge auction house. The collection is made up of 380 lots from the owners of ‘Les Trois Garcons’ celebrity restaurant in Shoreditch and their homes. | Getty Images

Punam Dasal takes cover under an umbrella as she walks along the Downtown Mall while snow falls in Charlottesville, Va. Winter kept its icy hold on much of the country Monday, with snow falling and temperatures dropping as schools and offices closed and people from the South and Mid-Atlantic to Northeast reluctantly waited out another storm indoors. | AP Photo

A Lamborghini is prepared ahead of the opening day of the 84th International Motor Show which will showcase novelties of the car industry in Geneva, Switzerland. | Getty Images

A huge snake wins the battle against a crocodile at Queensland’s Lake Moondarra, near the mining town of Mount Isa. | Getty Images

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