Photo of the Day: Indonesian Independence

Participants react as they struggle during a greased pole climbing competition held as part of Indonesia's 68th Independence Day celebration, at Ancol Dream Park in Jakarta

Participants react as they struggle during a greased pole climbing competition held as part of Indonesia's 68th Independence Day celebration, at Ancol Dream Park in Jakarta, August 17, 2013. REUTERS/Beawiharta (INDONESIA - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY) - RTX12OO3Beawiharta Beawiharta/Reuters

Individuals participate in a greased pole climbing competition held as part of Indonesia's 68th Independence Day celebration, at Ancol Dream Park in Jakarta.

Beawiharta Beawiharta is a Reuters staffer based in Indonesia. Check out more of his work over on the Reuters blog. You can also check out a particularly incredible photo of his, featuring a jaguar hunting for food underwater, here.

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