Rob is an orphaned baby palm squirrel,he is so small and can be found resting in Williams’s shirt pocket. He can sleep anywhere from its owner’s laptop to inside of a coffee mug. His cute photo’s were published in many national papers around the world and he even appeared on a few TV programmes.Here are some cute and adorable photos of tiny Rob that will make you look twice!
They’re cute, they’re cuddly and they’re killers. These creatures and critters could take you down while you’re too busy gawking at how cute they are. [Read more…]
An orphaned Common Squirrel Monkey is in very good hands at Warsaw Zoo. The infant was born at the zoo on March 28th and is now being bottle fed and raised by dedicated caretakers. The tiny monkey is male who weighed just 167 grams at birth. He is healthy and doing well. [Read more…]
Atlanta-based photographer Ed Hetheringtonmakes a living photographing weddings, but earlier this month he traveled to Zimbabwe for a wildlife photography adventure. While there, he had a unique experience he won’t soon forget: a lion stole his camera.
After successfully using the remote camera to photograph elephants and African wild dogs, he witnessed a lioness killing a buffalo a short distance away from his camp. When the lioness wandered off to a nearby stream for a drink, Hetherington decided to try and snag some up-close photos of the creature feeding on the carcass.
He quickly placed his 5D Mk II and wide-angle lens next to the carcass, retreated to a safe distance, and then waiting for the lioness to return:
Chendra, an Asian elephant at the Oregon Zoo, likes to take morning walks with her handlers. One day, she stopped by the zoo’s Steller Cove. There, a sea lion named Gus came out to greet her. The result? A super cute photo-op sure to brighten anyone’s day. According to an email from zoo spokesperson Michael Dunham, this photo was taken in 2007 and was not digitally manipulated in any way. Dunham told The Huffington Post that the elephants aren’t walked around in the morning anymore
African and Asian elephants face danger due to poaching, hunting, habitat destruction and mistreatment in captivity, but there are numerous conservation groups worldwide that advocate for elephant protection.On Aug. 12, the Elephant Reintroduction Foundation celebrated its first World Elephant Day, an international day of awareness.In the wild, threats to sea lions include pollution, habitat degradation, illegal hunting, and boat strikes or entanglement in fishing equipment, according to the Oregon Zoo website.Sea lions are protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act, but sometimes fishermen will shoot and kill them for interfering with their salmon catch.
This gallery features not one, not two, but three sets of cubs caught on camera by one overjoyed safari photographer. Exodus tour guide and wildlife photographer Paul Goldstein was leading a group recently in Kenya’s Masai Mara when he came across lion cubs, serval kittens and cheetah cubs.