Sloth Bear

One addition to the gallery today. This Sloth Bear emerged from the jungle just as the light was starting to fade. It’s a species I didn’t feel too optimistic about seeing when planning the trip, but I got very lucky during my first week. This was the one and only sighting, but shortly after showing itself it discovered a termite nest and gave great views as it slurped up all the insects.

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Boar & Bee-eaters

This European Bee-eater was hunting from this perch on the roadside near Tshokwane, South Africa, so this image was opportunistically photographed from the car window. The Wild Boar piglets were photographed a lot closer to home, here in the Forest of Dean. Both images have been added to the wildlife ... Read more

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Monkeys, Woodpeckers and Hawkers

Three new additions to the wildlife gallery - The Central American Squirrel Monkey was on the edge of Corcovado National Park in Costa Rica, right near the coast. This species is found only there and western Panama. I found the Bennetts Woodpecker in the Mopani area of the Kruger National ... Read more

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