Centennial Elementary School teacher Shane Lagerway holds a 100-pound alligator snapping turtle as it crushes a water bottle in its jaws, Dec. 12, in Anacortes, Wash. Behind is Dave Colburn, of Fidalgo Island, who brought the wild animals to the school as part of his "Predators of the Heart" program.
The latest in urban warfare technology, Dec. 15 in Shoham, Israel. This rifle is fitted with a pistol that sits over a color mini-camera with zoom. The back section has the stock, trigger and a monitor, allowing the shooter to fire at his target from around the corner. Israeli forces will begin using the device next week.
A deer darts down the platform past a waiting train in this undated image from video, at the Addison Road-Seat Pleasant metrorail station in Seat Pleasant, Md. Security cameras caught the romp, and Metro officials released the videotape Dec. 15, after police came across it during a routine review.