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Friday October 07 2005 15:42 GMT
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In pictures: World Beard Championships
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Oh no! Something's attacking this man's face! No, actually Willi Chevallier is just taking part in the World Beard Championships.
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All these people take their face fuzz very seriously, at the contest held every year in Berlin
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Now Heinz Christophel might look like a pirate, but it's just because he's in the full beard freestyle category.
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Juerg Biland from Gipf-Oberfrick, Switzerland, presents his mighty 1.40m (55 inch) beard. Well done Juerg!
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While Juergen Reinel's freestyle chin covering looks like a mad spider
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These chaps seem to be taking it a bit too seriously. Chin up fellas!
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Wow! Elmar Weisser has chosen to represent Berlin landmark the Brandenburg Gate with his facial furniture.
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