Fall in love with penguins all over again with these sensational pictures by Paul Nicklen

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 27 July 2015

Who knows how he does it, but photographer Paul Nicklen knows just how to snap sensational photos. This Canadian-born Arctic ecosystem specialist and marine biologist has a love of nature that truly stands out in his photography and makes you want to visit the Arctic at once!

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The heartstopping moment a photographer is charged at by a rhino

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 8 July 2015

Jonathan Pledger took a major risk while on a trip to Kruger National Park in South Africa. He stood his ground as an irritated rhino charged toward him.

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Australia’s Winton Wetlands in beautifully vivid colours

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By Rene Martens in New Eco on Monday 6 July 2015

The Winton Wetlands is one place that is starting to get known throughout Australia. Located on the eastern edge of the Victorian Riverina Bioregion, this 8,750-hectare wetlands welcomed a new hub recently by opening a café for tourists to spend some time before driving through the wetlands to see wildlife. Even with no water in most […]

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Wildlife photographer takes pictures of animals eating from his hand

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 3 June 2015

Finnish photographer Konsta Punnka calls himself the ‘squirrel whisperer’ and it’s not hard to see why. This young creative is able to take close-up pictures of squirrels, birds and even foxes, all feeding from his hand.

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Beautiful wildlife of Los Angeles caught on camera by Steve Winter

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Tuesday 28 April 2015

You might think of Los Angeles as just another concrete jungle, but this gigantic city is also home to mountain lions, coyotes, deer, and bobcats. And they’ve all been photographed by the very patient Steve Winter.

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Moments after this photo was taken, the lion pounced right towards the photographer

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Saturday 11 April 2015

Photographers sure have guts. Atif Saeed is a nature photographer in Pakistan and had quite the run-in with a lion who really wasn’t in the mood to be photographed that day. While photographing animals at a safari zoo park near Lahore, Saeed came across a beautiful lion he just had to photograph and risk his life for.

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Photographer captures an incredible shot during last week’s solar eclipse

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 26 March 2015

Last week’s solar eclipse saw some amazing photos, but one very lucky photographer had the opportunity of a lifetime… and ran with it. UK photographer Amy Shore was standing in her backyard garden in the morning of the eclipse in Leicestershire when she snapped away at the incredible view.

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Man dives into frozen lake to rescue drowning duck

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By Nicole Hughes in News on Saturday 20 December 2014

It’s the middle of winter in Norway. Everything is snow-capped and frozen. When this 36-year-old Norwegian man saw a duck trapped beneath a lake’s surface, he immediately swam to the rescue. Entering into the frigid waters, Lars Jørun Langøien broke the ice and grabbed the duck from his doom. After escaping the frozen lake, Lars […]

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This squirrel stole a GoPro in an attempt to film its life high up in a tree

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By Nicole Hughes in Video on Wednesday 19 November 2014

YouTube user Viva Frei decided to attach a piece of bread to a GoPro as bait and see what would happen. Well, apparently, squirrels make excellent filmmakers. The hungry squirrel took off with the small camera and continued to shoot a film on the life of living in trees. Eventually, once all the shots were taken, the squirrel kindly dropped the camera back down to Viva. The bread was long gone, of course.

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This cat-like mammal is riding buffalos and rhinos in the wild

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By Low Lai Chow in New Eco on Wednesday 29 October 2014

When conservation group Wildlife Act inspected some recent footage from their wildlife-monitoring camera traps in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, they found something quite surprising.

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Get this: In the zoo of the future, it’s humans who are in the cage

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By Milo Sumner in New Design on Saturday 9 August 2014

We don’t know about you, but for us there are few things more depressing than a zoo. People walking around in droves peering through bars at sad animals that have neither enough room nor enough company, hardly our idea of a great day out.

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Incredible photo as snow monkey takes iPhone away from tourist, then uses it!

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Thursday 17 July 2014

Forget the apes, these agile snow monkeys might be signaling our downfall instead. While in Jigokudani Monkey Park, Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten caught the sight of a snow monkey making off with a tourist’s phone, going back into the hot spring with it, where it then started to tinker around with it and even […]

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Tippi Degré: the little girl who grew up in the African wild

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By Rebekah Rhoden in New Photography on Friday 13 December 2013

Tippi Degré had quite the amazing childhood. Imagine growing up with wildlife photographers as parents, roaming the African landscape, and making friends with wild animals wherever you go.

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The Fennec Fox is the most adorable animal in the world

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Friday 8 November 2013

A wild Pokémon appeared! Oh wait, false alarm. It’s just a Fennec Fox, quite possibly the new Cutest Animal in the World title holder (I’m sorry pandas and sloths, you had your 15 minutes of fame). Photographer Cherl Kim has been taking photos of these adorable creatures at South Korea’s largest theme park, Everland Resort. According to Kim, the Fennec Fox has been the most popular – and most photogenic – animal in his Flickr photo stream.

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Crittercam recruits animals to spy on other animals

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By Low Lai Chow in New Eco on Monday 28 October 2013

We have to take our hats off to National Geographic. They’ve been using the Crittercam, a camera designed specifically to be worn by all sorts of wild animals from lions to whales, to get a peek into their private lives first-hand. Some of the captured footage — such as the one of a sea lion […]

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