Three new mammals have been added to the gallery today. I spotted the Lion lying under a small tree with a carcass and waited until it had finished eating. Even at this relatively close range the heat haze presented a problem in photographing the cat as it left the remnants of its kill for the scavengers to clear up. The Wood Mouse was photographed during a small mammal survey, posing really nicely before making its way to cover. The Steenbok is possibly the prettiest species of Antelope I’ve seen, this one photographed in South Africa.
Today's new images in the gallery are the Arrow-marked Babbler, the Double-crested Basilisk and the Helmeted Iguana. The Arrow-marked Babbler seen here was towards the southern end of its range in South Africa. The Double-crested Basilisk, or Jesus Christ Lizard, was near the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, whereas the ... Read more
Three owl images have been added to the gallery. The Tawny Owl was photographed only yesterday in its roost - the hollow of this old tree in Gloucestershire. The juvenile Long-eared Owl was photographed in Cambridgeshire as it waited for a delivery of food from the parent. Finally the Southern ... Read more