When enhanced to theatrical proportions, beauty can be intoxicating--or downright silly. A Brazilian dancer waits to perform at a soccer match; Hung Liu's self-portrait watches over visitors to the Santa Barbara Museum of Art; and beehived babes glam it up during filming of a commercial.


Seal pups waddle over for dinner at the Marine Mammal Care Center in San Pedro, and kindergartners wriggle on the floor at Beryl Heights Elementary School in Redondo Beach. Hey, we're all mammals, after all.

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