Time looks back over the past month to present a selection of underreported, improbable and astounding images that caught the attention of our photo editors. From skiing with a duck and throwing turnips at the devil to Niagara Falls freezing over and a pair of conjoined whales beaching in Baja, each photograph, we trust, maintains it’s ability to utterly, thoroughly surprise.

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