Today In Pictures: Sept. 27, 2011

A four-day old African spurred tortoise, Geochelone Sulcata, one of eight babies, sunbathes on the head of its mother in their enclosure in Nyiregyhaza Animal Park in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary, Sept. 27, 2011. (Attila Balazs/MTI/AP Photo)


The first of several highly specialized survey inspectors climbs atop the 555 ft. tall Washington Monument and secures safety lines, Sept. 27, 2011. Several such inspectors will rappel down the monument to inspect each stone in the monument looking for damage caused by the Aug. 23, 2011, 5.8-magnitude earthquake. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)


People swim in the Mediterranean Sea as blue beach umbrellas provide shade from the sun along the beach in Nice, southeastern France, Sept. 27, 2011. (Lionel Cironneau/AP Photo)


Protesters clash with police in front of the Finance ministry during a demonstration in Athens, Sept. 27, 2011. Greece will get the next part of debt aid due under its May 2010 bailout next month, Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos said. (Angelos Tzortzinis/AFP/Getty Images)


Michael Jackson fan Bristre Clayton of Las Vegas stands outside court during the trial of Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson’s doctor who has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the pop icon’s death, in Los Angeles, Calif., Sept. 27, 2011. (Jason Redmond/AP Photo)


A day ahead of World Rabies Day, a dog sits behind layers of metal fences, in a stray dog shelter in Bucharest, Romania, Sept. 26, 2011. According to recent European Union statistics, Romania has the highest number of wild animals infected with rabies, mainly foxes and wolves. (Vadim Ghirda/AP Photo)


Johannes Dengis checks a model of the Eiffel Tower, only 12 meters high in the landscape park, Miniwelt (Miniworld) in Lichtenstein, eastern Germany, Sept. 27, 2011. (Jens Meyer/AP Photo)







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