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Tuesday February 27, Our World in Pictures

February 27, 2018 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Andre Botha/Endangered Wildlife Trust Photo via AP
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MOZAMBIQUE – Poisoned Vultures: In this photo provided by the Endangered Wildlife Trust and taken on Sunday, the corpses of poisoned vultures are piled up in the Mbashene communal area in Mozambique. Conservationists say at least 87 critically endangered vultures have died after consuming poison planted in the carcass of a poached elephant. 

BELARUS – Bird Flies in Freezing Weather: A blue tit flies among dried plants covered with hoarfrost near the Belarus village of Dukora, some 40 km (25 miles) southeast of Minsk, Monday. The temperatures in Belarus reached – 19 Celsius (-2,2 degrees Fahrenheit). 

SPAIN – Samsung Galaxy S9 Selfie: An attendant takes a selfie with a new Samsung Galaxy S9 mobile phone during the Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain, Monday. The annual Mobile World Congress (MWC) runs from 26 February – 1 March and draws over 2,300 exhibitors to Barcelona, including industry heavyweights Samsung, Huawei and Nokia. 

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HUNGARY – Frozen Bench: Ice covers a bench on the shore of Lake Balaton in Balatonfenyves, 155 kms southwest of Budapest, Hungary, Monday, as extreme cold strengthened by high winds chills most of Hungary. 

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