Category: ANIMALS

May 16, 2015

Picture of the Day: Just a Turtle Riding a Crocodile

Picture of the Day: Just a Turtle Riding a Crocodile

Photograph by _iond_ on reddit “Run Shadowfax, show us the meaning of haste” – Gandalf Spotted at the Prague Zoo by reddit user _iond_, we see a triumphant turtle riding a crocodile, a Gharial to be exact. What a great capture. via _iond_ on reddit

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May 11, 2015

16 Breathtaking Underwater Animal Photos by Jorge Hauser

16 Breathtaking Underwater Animal Photos by Jorge Hauser

Jorge Cervera Hauser is an amazing underwater and fine art photographer who recently shared a portfolio of his incredible work on Behance. Hauser is also the executive producer at Calypso Media, co-director at the non-profit Pelagic Life, a producer of the nature documentary México Pelágico, and was a Discovery Channel ambassador for the network’s…

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May 10, 2015

Picture of the Day: Pod of Whales on Google Maps

Picture of the Day: Pod of Whales on Google Maps

Image by Google, Map Data If you go to 20°38’11.8″N 156°27’45.4″W on Google Maps you will see a pod of whales swimming off the coast of Maui, which is the second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands. When you take snapshots of the globe like Google does you’re bound to capture some interesting sights. Finding them…

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May 6, 2015

This 90 Year Old Tortoise Lost Her Front Legs So Her Owner Got Her a New Set of Wheels

This 90 Year Old Tortoise Lost Her Front Legs So Her Owner Got Her a New Set of Wheels

Meet Mrs. T, a 90-year-old tortoise who lives with her owner in Pembroke, West Wales, UK. Tragically this past winter, a rat broke into Mrs. T’s hutch while she was hibernating and chewed off her two front legs. When owner Jude Ryder discovered the horrifying scene during a routine check-up, she immediately rushed Mrs.…

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May 5, 2015

Double Exposure Portraits of Animals Reflecting Their Habitat

Double Exposure Portraits of Animals Reflecting Their Habitat

Norwegian artist Andreas Lie blends animal imagery with landscape photography to create an amazing series of double exposure animal portraits. The beautiful animals are accentuated by dreamlike images of their habitats, creating a beautiful harmony between animal and nature. If you’re interested in prints Andreas has a store on Society6. You can also keep…

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Apr 24, 2015

Picture of the Day: Real-Life Kermit the Frog Discovered

Picture of the Day: Real-Life Kermit the Frog Discovered

Photograph by Brian Kubicki Wildlife researcher Brian Kubicki of the Costa Rican Amphibian Research Center has discovered a new species of glass frog that looks strikingly similar to the famous muppet, Kermit the Frog. In a recently published paper, Kubicki details the new species, officially known as Hyalinobatrachium dianae. It is the first glass…

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Apr 24, 2015

10 Highlights from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

10 Highlights from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

The 27th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest opened on April 7 and there have already been a slew of amazing entries. Official categories include: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of Place; and Spontaneous Moments. Our friends at National Geographic were kind enough to let us share a gallery of notable submissions already received…

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