Bald Eagle Fishing Silhouette
by Christopher Dodds Nature Photographer
The hoatzin is a very crazy looking bird- its mohican is surely unrivalled in the animal kingdom. Their young have specially adapted claws so that if a predator attacks the nest the young can jump out, before climbing the tree to get back in once the danger has passed. The prehistoric weirdness doesn’t stop there, the call of the hoatzin resembles an old man with asthma!
They live around the edges of tropical forest lakes where they eat aquatic vegetation. Hoatzin are usually very shy which makes getting photos of them difficult. This particular one was shot in a lake, near the Crees research station, Peru, where the hoatzin were particularly tolerant.
by Bertie Gregory Photography
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An elusive female leopard sauntered through the thick grass as the dew droplets gathered on her nose.
by Ross Couper Photography
Two female Red Panda cubs in their enclosure at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park near Ashford
Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA
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On Thin Ice
by Igor Shpilenok
Surfing croc, Rubondo Island, Tanzania.
by Anton Crone, a freelance writer and photographer based in Cape Town, South Africa. Visit his blog Bright Continent or follow him on Twitter
This was a very touching moment when the mother picked up her baby chacma baboon..
by Hilton Kotze
Adorable Leopard Cubs
These leopard cubs were taken early one morning in the timbavati reserve ,south Africa. mom had leaft them to go hunting and they were lying on a rock sunbathing being very curious.there was a lovely blend of autum colors as they were surrounded by mopani trees.
by Hilton Kotze