These fascinating photos from 1880 feature pilgrims from 10 countries during Hajj. Back then, before the advent of modern transport such as commercial air travel, the journey to Hajj was far more difficult and perilous and these pilgrims would have undertaken journeys of weeks or months to reach Makkah.
The huge eyes of this pocket-sized primate are each bigger than its brain. The eyes are surely nature’s most outlandish night vision goggles. Its huge feet and powerful back legs enable the creature to leap from tree to tree and catch even birds in motion. The species is native to Borneo and parts of Sumatra, and the visitors of Borneo’s Crocker Mountain Range can certainly expect to encounter them.