The 1,000-year-old wooden bridges that keep modern China moving: Stunning timber structures have withstood test of time

The 1,000-year-old wooden bridges that keep modern China moving: Stunning timber structures have withstood test of timeRemarkable images of bridges built nearly 1,000 years ago and still in useThe wooden bridges in south east China have been listed as cultural relicsKnowledge and skills been passed on down the years to maintain them | UPDATED: 18:21 GMT, 27 December 2012 Still standing and still in every-day use – the arched wooden bridges built in China nearly 1,000 years ago demonstrate the true skill of the master craftsmen who first constructed them. These stunning structures show how not every part of China has been altered by its remarkable rate of development.

Why did the llama cross the M25? Animal spotted strolling across a bridge above the motorway as lorries thunder past below

Why did the llama cross the M25 Animal spotted strolling across a bridge above the motorway as lorries thunder past below Stray llama was spotted crossing a bridge above the motorway near the junction with the M3 in Surrey | UPDATED: 21:49 GMT, 20 December 2012 According to the age-old joke, the chicken crossed the road in order to get to the other side. So does that explain why this llama was spotted strolling across a motorway bridge in Surrey Drivers travelling along the M25 were stunned to see the creature making its way across the bridge near the junction with the M3