Environmentally-conscious beauty queens, a bizarre raisin-based ritual and the world's rarest primate feature in today's photographic round-up.
What? Participants from the annual Miss Earth beauty contest hold tree seedlings as they pose for the media in the Philippines. Over 90 contestants from around the world are vying for the title of Miss Earth, with this year's competition focused on environmental protection and preservation.
Where? Manila, Phillipines
Want more? Miss Earth 2011 |Pictures of beauty queens