Toehold Wildlife Photography Tours

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: 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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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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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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Six Facts You May Not Know About the Jaguar

Jaguar in the Pantanal
Big, beautiful and deadly, the jaguar is an embodiment of elusive charisma. And here are six of its stellar attributes you must know. 1. A big male jaguar can weigh as much as a lioness! The jaguar is the world’s third largest big cat, weighing in behind only the tiger and the lion. It is also the […]
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Ranthambhore April 2017 (Batch 2) Trip Report

Tiger cub, Ranthambhore
50 sightings of 15 individual tigers in five different zones seems like the synopsis of a fairy tale. Yet, those are exactly the numbers the group was left with after the Ranthambhore Full Day Tour! And in the few moments when the tigers weren’t in attendance, the other jungle denizens enchanted their
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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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