U.K.-based photographer Will Burrard-Lucas became a convenient makeshift lookout post for meerkats during his photo shoot in the Makgadikgadi region of Botswana, Africa. He spent six days capturing the life of this charming meerkat family when the babies started to get more and more curious and fascinated with Burrard-Lucas’s camera.
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Owing to its beautiful coat and bushy tail, which can be fiery red, steely gray or snow-white, the fox has held a special place in our hearts since time immemorial as a beautiful and mysterious woodland creature. These 22 pictures will make you fall in love with the fox all over again. Various cultures throughout Europe, Asia and Africa consider the fox to be a cunning and sly creature that often plays the part of the trickster in folktales and myths.
They say that “the harder you practice, the luckier you get” and the Netherlands-based wildlife photographer Edwin Kats is a living proof of this. Surrounded by forests, ponds and heathland, Kats finds inspiration within a 10 mile radius of his home, but it takes months and sometimes years to take a truly good photo.
What looks like a weirdly crooked panda sniffing the ground, is actually… a leg of a giant anteater! Look closer, and you’ll see its thin snout, tiny eye and one ear right above an astonishing panda-like leg. The illusion is caused by the colors of the anteater’s fur, as its black and white coat forms what looks like panda’s eyes, ears and a nose.
National Geographic Traveler Photo contest is coming to an end, so it’s high time we took a look at some of the best entries. The submissions will be accepted till June 30th, so those who want to participate, hurry up and submit your photos in one of the categories of Travel Portraits, Outdoor Scenes, Sense of Place and Spontaneous Moments. Here are some of the most incredible wildlife entries – good luck to all the participants!
Russian wildlife photographer Nikolai Zinoviev has probably the coolest job in the world. Imagine yourself following baby bears all day, watching them be goofy and cute. Nikolai Zinoviev spent many days watching them hunt for salmon, swim in a lake and walk through forests in Kamchatka and Alaska. As it usually happens, the cubs strike the most funny, cuddly and lovely poses.