Animal of the Week

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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Animal of the Week: Jaguar

Jaguar
Jaguar (Panthera onca) Great place to see it: Pantanal, Brazil http://www.toehold.in/phototours/pantanal-jaguar-photography-expedition.php Jaguar. The world’s third largest feline (after the tiger and the lion) with a giant, robust skull, the big cat that’s a skilled tree-climber and is adept at and also enjoys
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Animal of the Week: Giant Anteater

Giant anteater
Giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) Great place to see the giant anteater: Pantanal, Brazil http://www.toehold.in/phototours/pantanal-jaguar-photography-expedition.php This unusually charming terrestrial creature mainly inhabits the forests and savannas of South America. This solitary mammal, with its
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Animal of the Week: Malabar Pit Viper

Malabar pit viper
Malabar pit viper (Trimeresurus malabaricus) Great place to see the Malabar pit viper: Amboli in Maharashtra, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/amboli-macro-photography-bootcamp.php Also known as the Malabar rock pit viper and rock viper, the Malabar pit viper is endemic to the southwestern part of India. You
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