In Honor Of Lunar New Year, Here's An Underwater Lion Dance

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Happy Year of the Sheep! Here's something you don't see every day: divers performing a Chinese lion dance ... underwater. With a big ol' reptilian buddy providing some verrrry slow backup moves.


This shot was taken at the Lunar New Year celebration February 19 at the Aquaria KLCC underwater park in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

(AP Photo/Joshua Paul)


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I came to post that it was the Year of the Goat, not sheep. Then I did a little research and discovered that the Mandarin character used just means "horned animal" so nobody is really sure whether it's goat, sheep or ram. So I learned something today.