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Animal of the Week: Rhinoceros Hornbill

Rhinoceros hornbill (Buceros rhinoceros) Great place to see it: Borneo, Malaysia http://www.toehold.in/phototours/borneo-wildlife-photography-tour.php If you thought courtship and bonding was probably the biggest deal of human life, the rhinoceros hornbill in Borneo might make you want to think again! Read on and
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Animal of the Week: Cheetah

Cheetah
Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) Great place to see it: Masai Mara in Kenya, Africa http://www.toehold.in/phototours/masai-mara-great-migration-tour.php The smallest of Africa’s big cats but the fastest land mammal on Earth, the cheetah is a slender-bodied and long-legged cat that you don’t want to miss watching on the
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Animal of the Week: Kamchatka Brown Bear

Brown bear
Kamchatka brown bear (Ursus arctos beringianus) Great place to see it: Kamchatka, Russia http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kamchatka-wildlife-photography-expedition.php In the far east, let your heart go out for this heartbreakingly adorable brown furry ball of a thing called the brown bear. Kamchatka is known to
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Animal of the Week: Proboscis Monkey

Proboscis monkey
Proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) Great place to see it: Borneo, Malaysia http://www.toehold.in/phototours/borneo-wildlife-photography-tour.php Also known as the long-nosed monkey, the endangered proboscis monkey is called ‘The Dutchman’ by the Indonesians. Its conspicuously large nose can exceed 4
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What Makes the Pantanal as Amazing as the Amazon?

Jaguar stalking in the Pantanal
The rich wetlands of the Pantanal make photography as unique an experience as the Amazon. Here’s why.   1. Vast and diverse wildlife The Pantanal is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that contains the highest concentration of wildlife in South America. About 300 mammals, 480 reptiles, 400 fish and 1000 birds
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Five Reasons Your Next Trip Must Be to Kamchatka

Kamchatka Brown Bear
In a world so replete with options, why bother visiting Kamchatka in far-east Russia? Here are five solid reasons you not merely should, but must!   1. Remoteness     Kamchatka is an isolated geographical spectacle. In today’s world, where almost every corner of Earth is explored by the groping
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Animal of the Week: Indrella ampulla

Indrella ampulla
Indrella ampulla Great place to see it: Coorg, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/coorg-macro-photography-bootcamp.php A bit of coloury disharmony is all you want to make your August exciting! A tinge of red and white against all greens of the deep forests of Coorg – a small snail called Indrella ampulla
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The ‘Big Twelve’ of the Pantanal

Toco toucan, Pantanal
In the untamed realms of wilderness in the Pantanal, wildlife thrives in all its grandeur and diversity. We bring you a list of the top dozen animals. Here’s the ‘Big Twelve’ of the Pantanal! 12. Red-and-green macaw     The red-and-green macaw is a mostly-red macaw that can attain a
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Animal of the Week: Humpback Whale

Humpback whale
Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) Great place to see it: Kamchatka, Russia http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kamchatka-wildlife-photography-expedition.php With its adorable knobbly head, the obvious hump and long pectoral fins, the humpback whale in Kamchatka, Russia is a spectacle you don’t want to miss on
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