mammals

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: Hoolock Gibbon, Assam, India

Gibbon
Hoolock gibbon (Hoolock hoolock) Great place to see the hoolock gibbon: Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary, Assam, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kaziranga-wildlife-photography-tour.php Found south of the mighty Brahmaputra River, the hoolock gibbon’s range covers the north-east Indian states (the seven
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Animal of the Week: Barasingha, Kanha, India

Kanha
Barasingha (Cervus duvaucelii) in Kanha Great place to see it: Kanha, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/bandhavgarh-kanha-tiger-photography-tour.php Also known as the swamp deer, the barasingha is a species of deer distributed mostly in Bandhavgarh and Kanha in India. This large deer, with its woolly and
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Nilgiri tahr
Nilgiri tahr (Nilgiritragus hylocrius) Great place to see the Nilgiri tahr: Anaimalai, Tamil Nadu, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/anaimalai-rainforest-photography-expedition.php Inhabiting the montane grasslands of the southern part of the Western Ghats, this sheep is an adorable wild being you don’t want
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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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