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Rooster Bird Picture Funen Village Odense Denmark

A proud rooster wanders freely at the Outdoor Museum - The Funen Village in Odense, Denmark. The Rooster is a member of the chicken bird family.
A Rooster, bird, chicken, at the Outdoor Museum Village of Funen, Odense, Denmark, Europe.
Wild Horses Langeland Island Denmark Europe

Introduced to southern Langeland Island in Denmark as a means to keep the countryside tidy, a herd of wild horses graze and roam freely in the area and are now a tourist attraction.
These now wild horses were brought to Langeland several years ago to keep the grass in a certain large area of Langeland Island short and clean. Nowadays these magnificent animals roam around f ...
Award Winning Polar Bear Picture Hudson Bay Canada

A polar bear makes its way towards the camera during a photo shoot on the shores of Hudson Bay, Manitoba, Canada. A 2008 award winning picture by Thomas Schaeffer.
The internet is one of the most common and far reaching ways for photographers to publish their work. By posting pictures in one of the many "communities" which provide a platform for photographer ...
Sunset Sheep North Sea Germany

A lone sheep stands on a ridge backdropped by vivid sunset colours over the North Sea on the Eiderstedt Peninsula of Germany, Europe.
In the vincinity of the Westerhever lighthouse thousands of sheep are roaming the area. One of these sheep was just staring at me as I photographed the sunset. Sheep during sunset on the Eiders ...
Cheetah San Dieago Zoo California

The Cheetah is the fastest land animal in the world, although it's seen here relaxing in its habitat at the Wild Animal Park in San Diego, California, USA.
The vast areas for the animals in San Diegos wild animal park give plenty of room for the animals, even fast cats like these cheetahs.
Tuatara Reptile Auckland Zoo New Zealand

Classified as a reptile, the Tuatara is only found in New Zealand and is in danger of becoming extinction - the Auckland Zoo is a great place to see one up close.
Tuatara, Sphenodon punctatus, an ancient reptile at the Auckland Zoo, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand.
Camping Destination Marlborough New Zealand

One of the best camping destinations on the South Island of New Zealand is Titirangi Bay - surrounded by sheep and the sparkling waters of the Marlborough Sounds.
Wake up to the sound of the water lapping at the beach, and the bleating of sheep at a remote camping destination in Titirangi Bay in the Marlborough Sounds. Titirangi Bay Campground, Marlborou ...
Californian Condor San Diego California USA

The Wild Animal Park at the San Diego Zoo in California is an 1800 acre park which features 3500 species of animals including the Californian Condor.
The rare californian condor was nearly extinct when large re-population programs in california and Arizona brought him back to quitea good population. In the San Diego wild animal park some breeding ...
Northern Royal Albatross Otago Peninsula NZ

A majestic Northern Royal Albatross soars above the waters of the Pacific Ocean off the Otago Peninsula of New Zealand on wings which span up to 3 metres across.
With the wind beneath massive outstretched wings, a Northern Royal Albatross scans the water below at Taiaroa Head on the Otago Peninsula on the South Island of New Zealand. Northern Royal Alba ...
Picture Of Loch Torridon Sheep

A flock of sheep have some of the best real estate along the scottish west coast in Loch Torridon.
On the scottish west coast, the rugged coastline follows several deep and long fjordlike Lochs such as Loch Torridon. These Lochs are natural harbors and the preferred settling area for early scottish settlers ...
Picture Of An Arctic Fox

Almost blending into the snow, an Arctic Fox makes its way across the tundra near the town of Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.
This arctic fox was running around the tundra for a while when we finally managed to get close enough for some decent photos. The shots were taken during a polar bear trip to Churchill, Manitoba
Australasian Gannet Juvenile Cape Kidnappers NZ

One of only three mainland Australasian Gannet colonies in New Zealand is found at Cape Kidnappers in the Hawkes Bay.
An adult bird grooms a juvenile Australasian Gannet chick to rid it of the fluffy white down. The Cape Kidnappers Australasian Gannet colony is one of the best places to see the gannets who nes ...
Killer Whale Johnstone Strait British Columbia Canada

A lone male killer whale plies the waters of Johnstone Strait on a summer afternoon backdropped by the British Columbia coast mountains of Canada.
Surrounded by mountains, forest and water - Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia is a haven for nature lovers. The mountains and forests are home to a various of land dwelling mammals suc ...
Hectors Dolphins Akaroa Harbour Canterbury NZ

A glimpse at the smallest member of the delphinidae family, the Hector's Dolphins are also very rare and endemic to NZ, they are seen in Akaroa Harbour in Canterbury.
The easiest way to identify the Hector's Dolphins in NZ waters is by the shape of their dorsal fin. It is rounded or crescent shaped as opposed to the more pointed shapes of all other species foun ...
New Zealand Fur Seal Pup North Island NZ

The largest New Zealand Fur Seal colony is found at Cape Palliser on the North Island which plays host to a large number of Pups during the summer.
The New Zealand Fur Seal was hunted near to extinction until its protection in 1894. Now the species has completely recovered and there are several healthy breeding colonies or rookeries around th ...
Flying Bald Eagle Frankfurt Germany

A show at the Ronneburg castle near Frankfurt in Germany features a display of a flying bald eagle and other species of eagles.
The zoo at the Ronneburg castle near frankfurt provides an impressive flight show with bald and golden eagles.
Bald Eagle In Flight Homer Alaska

The graceful flight of a Bald Eagle along the Homer Spit, Alaska, USA.
During a very cold spring day we were photographing the Bald Eagles along the Homer Spit in Alaska, USA. This eagle flew right past me while I was down on the beach. This is an interesting shot ...
Katmai Grizzly Bears Alaska

Two Grizzly bears are the welcoming committee for visitors arriving at Naknek Lake in Katmai National Park in Alaska.
When arriving in Katmai's Naknek Lake airport by floatplane it is very common to be greeted by a bear. These two, a mother with her cub, spent the whole morning on the beach between the planes, giving ...
Cute Sheep Picture

Not really bothered by human presence, this cute sheep just gazed unperturbed at the camera.
Sheep in Titirangi Bay Campground, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand.
Photo Of A Sperm Whale

A Sperm Whale will quite often rest on the surface of the water just like this one off the coast of Kaikoura in the South Island of New Zealand.
Aerial view of a Sperm Whale resting on the surface of the water during a Whale Watching flight with Wings over Whales, Kaikoura, Canterbury, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.
Bald Eagle Homer Alaska

One of the best places to see Bald Eagles is in Homer, Alaska, USA.
While strolling along the beach in Homer, Alaska, this Bald eagle caught my attention sitting on a nearby rooftop.
Picture Of A Moose Stag

A lone moose stag stands in the tidal flats of Homer, Alaska, USA.
This lonely moose was seen in the tidal flats of Homer, Alaska. Moose are the most impressive vegetarians of the Alaskan wilderness, with weights of up to 1500 pounds.
Hippopotamus Animal

A popular animal at the Auckland Zoo is the Hippopotamus whose less enthusiastic about its visitors.
Hippopotamus, Hippopotamus amphibious, at the Auckland Zoo, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand.
Yellow Eyed Penguin Picture

The Yellow Eyed Penguin is the rarest species of penguin in the world.
Yellow Eyed Penguin, Megadyptes antipodes in the Catlins Forest at the Petrified Forest at Porpoise Bay and Curio Bay, Southland, South Island, New Zealand.
Variable Oystercatcher Bird

A Variable Oystercatcher forages along the shoreline at Ocean Bay in Marlborough, New Zealand.
Variable Oyster Catcher, Haematopus unicolor, along the beach at Ocean Bay, Port Underwood, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand.
Steller Sea Lions Kenai

Steller Sea Lions hauled out on a rock in the pristine Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska.
Stellers sea lions are very common in the waters of Alaska. Here in the Kenai Fjords NP lives a big population, guarded by the NPS. The animals are a big attraction for the tour boats operating out of Seward ...
Orca Whales

A delightful encounter with the northern resident orca whales in British Columbia, Canada.
It's an awe inspiring sight to see orca whales (aka Killer Whales). It is even more impressive to see their massive bodies surfing behind a boat, cutting through the water like a hot knife through ...
Humpback Whale

Humpback Whale watching in the Strait of Belle Isle in Newfoundland, Canada.
A humpback whale, megaptera novaeangliae, takes a deep dive in the Strait of Belle Isle in Newfoundland, Canada. The Humpback Whale is a baleen whale which filters its food from the water. It's ...
White Sided Dolphin

An extremely active Pacific White Sided Dolphin performs an acrobatic trick in the waters of British Columbia, Canada.
A frisky dolphin leaps into the air after riding in the wake of a boat as though to say "do that some more!!".Also nicknamed Lags because of their lengthy and cumbersome scientific name "Lagenorhy ...
Barn Owl Picture

The beautiful plumage of the Barn Owl at a show in Germany, Europe.
Owl during a flight show in a zoo in Germany. The Barn Owl, Tyto alba, is the most common and widespread owl in Europe and the UK.
Playful Bears

A couple of playful grizzly bears on the banks of Naknek Lake in Alaska, USA.
While waiting for the path before and behind us to cleared of bears we watched this pair of younger bears playing around in the shallow waters of Naknek Lake.
Galapagos Giant Tortoise

The Giant Tortoise is endemic to the Galapagos archepelago in Ecuador, South America.
The largest living tortoise is the Galapagos Giant Tortoise which can weigh over 300kg or 661 pounds. The scientific name of the Galapagos Giant Tortoise is Geochelone elephantopus. The Giant Tort ...
Killer Whales Telegraph Cove

A family pod of Killer Whales in a resting pattern near Telegraph Cove on Vancouver Island.
The Northern Resident Killer Whales spend some of their time in the summer months in the Johnstone Strait area in and around Robson Bight - East of Telegraph Cove. There are several options for to ...
Whale Watching In BC

A rainbow forms in the mist of an Orcas blow during a whale watching tour in BC, Canada.
One of the best places in Canada for Whale Watching is in BC or British Columbia. Vancouver Island is the ultimate destination in BC with several whale watching operators departing from Victoria, ...
Brooks Falls Grizzly Bears

A couple of Grizzly Bears fishing for salmon in Brooks Falls.
Every year in July the grizzly bears gather on brooks falls in Katmai NP to catch the spawning salmon in the Brooks falls. The spectacle attracts a lot of photographers and bear lovers from all around ...
Bear Cub

Small Cub Trotting Behind His Family in Katmai National Park, Alaska, USA.
While watching the bears in Katmai NP a mother with 4 cubs came wandering just beneath the safe viewing platform. Sadfully it is not unusual that the male bears are killing and eating the cubs, especially ...
Alaska Sea Otter

A Sea Otter In Resurrection Bay, Seward, Alaska.
Sea otters are a common sight in alaskan waters. This particular one was looking lazily at our boat when we cruised resurrection Bay near Seward, Alaska.
Tufted Puffin Alaska

Funny birds like the Tufted Puffin are a common sight around the waters of Alaska, USA.
The funny looking Tufted puffin is one of the most loved birds of Alaska. Every visitor wishes to see one of these little birds when he cruises the waters of Alaska.
Grizzly Bear Welcome

A Mother Grizzly Bear with her Cub are the welcoming committee for visitors to Katmai National Park in Alaska, USA.
When arriving in Katmai's Naknek Lake airport by floatplane it is very common to be greeted by a bear. These two, a mother with her cub, spend the whole morning on the beach between the planes, giving ...
Scotlands Animals

Famous Scottish cows, Scotlands hairy highland animals!
The funny looking scottish highland cattle were looking curiously at me when I stopped in Dunvegan Castle gardens to photograph them. despite their funny looks these cows are quite aggressive and can ...
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