September 22, 2017

Steve Irwin’s 13-Year-Old Son is an Exceptionally Talented Wildlife Photographer

Growing up surrounded by nature, it's no surprise that Steve Irwin's son Robert also has great affection for wildlife. But at just 13 years old he's also making a name for himself as an incredibly talented wildlife photographer. And, of course, there's no shortage of subjects for him to shoot at the Australia Zoo and Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve in northern Australia.

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September 11, 2017

Amazing Three-Legged Lion Shows Resilience After Losing Leg to Poacher’s Trap

Given their power, prowess, and place in the food chain, one may not expect to see a vulnerable side to lions. Unfortunately, however, trophy hunting and poaching have drastically affected the big cats' populations, historic range, and—as in the case of Clarence, a dominant male lion—individual livelihood. In 2011, Clarence became trapped in a deadly poaching snare in Uganda's Murchison Falls National Park.

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September 1, 2017

Stunning Winners of the 2017 Bird Photographer of the Year Contest

Now in its third year, the Bird Photographer of the Year is a “celebration of avian beauty and diversity.” Organized by Nature Photographers Ltd and the British Trust for Ornithology, the international competition recently announced its winners across seven categories. In addition to awards for best portrait and birds in flights, the competition awards prizes to the best overall image and best portfolio.

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August 21, 2017

Majestic Whale Sharks Seen as Good Luck Charms by Indonesian Fishermen

Photographer Pete Oxford recently traveled to the southeast corner of the Coral Triangle, home to more than 75% of the world's coral species, off the coast of West Papua to experience the unique bond between local fisherman and whale sharks. Known as lucky charms for the Indonesian fisherman who fish these waters, the area is a hotspot for young male whale sharks, a notoriously elusive species.

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