Chinese Lunar New Year's big picture

A visitor looks at a crystal tiger which was made up of 955 steel wires and 12,888 small crystal balls at a department store in Shanghai February 4, 2010. The artwork, which is the size of an actual tiger, was designed as a gift for the Chinese Lunar New Year of the Tiger, which began on February 14, 2010, Xinhua News Agency reported. (REUTERS/Nir Elias)

The Big Picture has some grrrreat photos from this year’s recent Chinese Lunar New Year, one of the most important holidays Chinese holidays, celebrating the year of the Tiger.