Animals

Animal of the Week: Gerenuk, Amboseli, Africa

Africa
Gerenuk (Litocranius walleri) Great place to see gerenuk: Outside Amboseli, Africa https://www.toehold.in/phototours/kenya-wildlife-photography-tour.php With its reddish brown back called the ‘saddle’ and much lighter flanks and the male’s lyre-shaped (‘S’-shaped) horns, the gerenuk is the heartthrob that you’ll
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Animal of the Week: Polar Bear, Svalbard, Norway

Svalbard
Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) Great place to see the polar bear: Svalbard, Norway https://www.toehold.in/phototours/svalbard.php A small creature of beauty not dwarfed at all by its vast habitat while evoking wonder in its beholders. When you are in the Arctic, watching a polar bear is a glorious experience almost
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Animal of the Week: Ethiopian wolf, Ethiopia, Africa

Ethiopia
Ethiopian wolf (Canis simensis) Great place to see the Ethiopian wolf: Ethiopia, Africa https://www.toehold.in/phototours/ethiopia-wildlife-photography-tour.php Inhabiting seven isolated mountain ranges at high altitudes in Ethiopia, the rare and exotic Ethiopian wolf is a canid native only to these highlands.
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Animal of the Week: Goosander, Kaziranga, India

Kaziranga
Goosander (Mergus merganser) Great place to see the goosander: Kaziranga, India https://www.toehold.in/phototours/kaziranga-wildlife-photography-tour.php Known as the common merganser in North America and goosander in Eurasia, this beautiful large duck is of the rivers and lakes. It nests in tree cavities, and can
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Animal of the Week: Ibisbill, Kaziranga, India

ibisbill
Ibisbill (Ibidorhyncha struthersii) Great place to see the ibisbill: Kaziranga, India https://www.toehold.in/phototours/kaziranga-wildlife-photography-tour.php If a bird with its red long down-curved bill and legs, white belly and grey wings, black breast band and face is working its charm on you while you are in
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Animal of the Week: Eyelash Viper, Costa Rica

eyelash viper
Eyelash viper (Bothriechis schlegelii) Great place to see the eyelash viper: Costa Rica, Central America https://www.toehold.in/phototours/costa-rica-wildlife-photography-tour.php A moving bright yellow spectacle against a still, wet green backdrop of a cloudforest… We are talking about this beautiful snake called
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Animal of the Week: Thomson’s Gazelle, Kenya, Africa

Thomson's gazelle
Thomson’s gazelle (Eudorcas thomsonii) Great place to see the Thomson’s gazelle: Kenya, Africa https://www.toehold.in/phototours/kenya-wildlife-photography-tour.php In the vast plains of Kenya, on which wander beings of majestic beauty, the Thomson’s gazelle, too, exists as a part of the tremendous show of nature.
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Animal of the Week: Asiatic Lion, Gir, India

lion
Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica) Great place to see the Asiatic lion: Gir, India https://www.toehold.in/phototours/gir-lion-photography-tour.php Ruddy-tawny fur speckled with black or buffish grey. Sometimes sandy. To us, this is nothing short of poetry walking. We are talking about one of the most-loved
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Animal of the Week: Grey Junglefowl, Bandipur, India

Junglefowl
Grey junglefowl (Gallus sonneratii) Great place to see the grey junglefowl: Bandipur, India https://www.toehold.in/phototours/bandipur-kabini-wildlife-photography-tour.php If you remember how, in a lot of stories in South India, the morning begins with the familiar call of a fowl, then you know what bird we’re
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Animal of the Week: Stump-tailed Macaque, Gibbon, India

Macaque
Stump-tailed macaque (Macaca arctoides) Great place to see this macaque: Gibbon Sanctuary, India https://www.toehold.in/phototours/kaziranga-wildlife-photography-tour.php As a part of our Kaziranga Wildlife Photography Tour, we visit Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary (or The Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary) where seven
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