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People dressed in suits made out of tree lichen for a festival in Austria
December 27, 2020

Wild Men

In Telfs, Austria, men dress up in suits of tree lichen during Schleicherlaufen, a festival held every five years that celebrates winter's end. The origins of the festival are unclear, but can be traced back to the 16th century.
Photograph by Melissa Farlow, Nat Geo Image Collection
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