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Sled-dogs race through wintry village in the Alps

I love the Dr. Suess-like quality that these aerial images have.

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Mushers and their dogs pass through the village of L'Ecot during the 10th stage of La Grande Odysee sled dog race January 17, 2011. The race crosses the Alps in France and Switzerland covering over 1000 km (621 miles) over 11 days.

Denis Balibouse / Reuters

Mushers and their dogs speed down the track during the tenth stage of La Grande Odyssee sled dog race near L'Ecote January 17, 2011. The race crosses the Alps in France and Switzerland covering over 1000 km (621 miles) over 11 days.