Animal of the Week

Animal of the Week: Lion-tailed Macaque, Anaimalai

lion-tailed macaque
Lion-tailed macaque (Macaca silenus) Great place to see the  lion-tailed macaque: Anaimalai, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/anaimalai-rainforest-photography-expedition.php Endemic to the Western Ghats of South India, lion-tailed macaque is an Old World monkey that’s a diurnal, territorial rainforest
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Animal of the Week: Indian Jackal

Kanha
Indian jackal (Canis aureus indicus) Great place to see it: Bandhavgarh and Kanha, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/bandhavgarh-kanha-tiger-photography-tour.php A golden-brown lump moving against the wintry backdrop of green forests of Bandhavgarh and Kanha is one of the many reasons why you should be there
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Animal of the Week: Gaur

Gaur
Gaur (Bos gaurus) Great place to see the gaur: Kabini, India: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kabini-wildlife-photography-tour.php The tallest of all the wild cattle species and the largest extant bovine, the gaur is native to Southeast Asia and South Asia. This massive and strong mammal, with its curved horns,
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Animal of the Week: Giant Otter

giant otter
Giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) Great place to see the giant otter: Pantanal, Brazil http://www.toehold.in/phototours/pantanal-jaguar-photography-expedition.php The noisiest in the otter family, the giant otter is a peaceful but territorial and social species. It lives mostly in Pantanal and along the Amazon
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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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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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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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