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…]
Photographer Michel Denis-Huot, who captured these amazing pictures on safari in Kenya ‘s Masai Mara in October last year, said he was astounded by what he saw : “These three brothers (cheetahs) have been living together since they left their mother at about 18 months old,’ he said. ‘On the morning we saw them, they seemed not to be hungry, walking quickly but stopping sometimes to play together. ‘At one point, they met a group of impala who ran away.. But one youngster was not quick enough and the brothers caught it easily’.” These extraordinary scenes followed. [Read more…]
Stare at these pictures for long enough and you might just spot some clever cats playing the ultimate game of hide and seek. Cats are experts at camouflage. They can make themselves invisible right before our eyes, your job is to find them. [Read more…]
All of these photographs of animals are captured with the help of hidden cameras. The cameras are camouflaged to look like they are part of the ground and landscapes, and they these hidden cameras are operated remotely.Many of the animals in the shots are staring directly into the camera (or even interacting with it) after having their curiosity piqued by the sound of the shutter snapping away. These hidden camera photographs helped us looking at the animal’s life we have never seen before. [Read more…]
Animals send out messages for very specific reasons, such as to signal danger or for mating rituals. Some of these calls, like the ones that follow, are so loud they can travel through water or bounce off trees for miles to get to their recipient. A roar is a deep, bellowing outburst of sound forced through an open mouth. It is produced by animals of certain species. A roar is usually made using the hyoid, a small bone which is not completely rigid in adults. Animals roar for various reasons, including territorial proclamation, communication with other members, and anger. Additionally, the roar of an animal such as a lion is used in the process of finding and competing for a mate.
These amazing photographs bring a whole new meaning to coming face to face with danger. [Read more…]