Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada. This male Belted Kingfisher has found a perfect vantage point, a branch overhanging a creek with plentiful fish.
Yukon WIldlife Preserve, YT, Canada. A resident Canadian Lynx practises stalking behaviour at the Preserve. The Preserve provides a permanent home for previously rescued animals that cannot be released back to the wld.
Sunshine Coast, BC. Ravens mate for life and stay together throughout the year, not just during the breeding season
Sunshine Coast, BC. A female Bald Eagle searches for prey for her young eaglet
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. This male lion was patrolling his territory with his brother early one morning.
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. This lioness looked so beautiful in the long grass, blending in almost perfectly. She was alone but definitely on a mission as she walked right past our vehicle at quite a pace. In fact she walked so close to our vehicle that I could have easily reached out to touch her
Waking up Slowly
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. This is the famous, very successful coalition of five male cheetahs, known as the Fast Five. They are just starting to wake up to get ready for their hunt for breakfast.
Red in Tooth and Claw
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. This male lion had killed a zebra with his brother and they were taking it in turns to feast on the carcass.
Getting to Know You
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. This male and female giraffe were getting to know each other. If she likes him enough and they mate, giraffe gestation is up to 15 months.
Head for Heights
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. Leopards are expert tree climbers. They sleep, eat and store fodd in trees
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. This male lion has just spotted a warthog den and he is working out how best he and his brother can catch a warthog for dinner
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. This bull elephant seemed perfectly happy in the rainstorm and continued to munch grass as he travelled across the savannah
White on Black
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. One theory on the purpose of a zebras stripes are that they help regulate body temperature by creating mini eddies across the skin.
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. Spotted hyenas are highly intelligent and extremely social. They live in matriarchal family groups.
Sunshine Coast, BC. This Common Loon is transitioning from beautiful, bold black and white plumage to more muted winter colours of grey and white.
Hudson Bay, Manitoba. In late summer, Polar Bears on Hudson Bay spend most of their time resting or sleeping to conserve their energy.
Who is Watching Who?
Sunshine Coast, BC. Ravens are very intelligent animals and are able to use tools and solve complex problems.
African Elephant (Loxodonta africana). South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
I'm sure I can
Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus). South Luangwa NP, Zambia. We were on a game drive and saw a group of vervet monkeys in some large trees close to the track. This lone monkey sat for some time in the middle of a particularly large tree. Though I'm sure he was able to scamper up into the tree quite easily, he did look as if he was taking his time to build up the courage to attempt the climb.
Beating the Heat
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