Tag : endangered species

Hawaiian Monk Seal, Midway Atoll.

An endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal rests on the sand, Midway Atoll.  A long telephoto lens made it possible to get pleasing pictures without approaching too close

Illegal slaughtering of birds on Cyprus.

Appallingly, as many as 10 million wild birds are illegally slaughtered every year on Cyprus. Acts of environmental vandalism that go largely unnoticed.

Lionkill, Savuti Channel.

Our guide had observed some lion tracks near the water’s edge and from this, and the puddles of water on the bank deduced that the lions had crossed through the water only a few minutes before us.

African wild dog pup

African Wild Dogs.

 An endangered species, African Wild Dogs are extraordinarily effective hunters. Hunting as a pack, they rely on endurance and teamwork for success.