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

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

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

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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

Low Lai Chow Contributor

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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New study to track altruism in vampire bats

Lai Chow Reader Find

By Lai Chow in New Eco on Tuesday 8 October 2013

This crowd-funded appeal to conduct non-invasive behaviorial experiments on vampire bats — which have been observed to be ‘extreme social cooperators’ — recently ended successfully. The research will use the vampire bat as a new model to answer questions such as ‘What social information do vampire bats use to decide whether to donate to others? […]

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One brave (foolish) man comes in very close contact with Alaskan polar bears

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Tuesday 24 September 2013

Here’s a man who has no fear. As seen on Reddit, this guy came across 12 hungry polar bears in Kaktovik, Alaska and thought it was a good idea to take a pic, because that’s what you do when there’s a dozen hungry bears close by. Luckily, the bears paid no attention to this balls-of-steel […]

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Diana Brennan

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in New Photography on Wednesday 26 November 2008

This photo from Rhode Island photographer Diana Brennan has made my day. The delicate beauty she captures, which is so tender and still, is a nice thing to pontificate over a rich coffee and a sense of quiet introspection. ‘Brennan shoots mainly with a digital SLR camera, but also enjoys using vintage film cameras and […]

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Annie Marie Musselman’s wildlife rehabilitation series

Alison Zavos Contributor

By Alison Zavos in New Photography on Friday 15 August 2008

Annie Marie Musselman’s series, Finding Trust, explores a basic, yet rarely witnessed, connection that is possible between humans and wildlife. Through photos taken while working in a wildlife rehabilitation sanctuary, Musselman captures tender moments where animal’s lives are in the hands of humans, which for once, is a good thing.

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