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Playtime for African Wild Dog puppies – Botswana 2023

Playtime for African Wild Dog puppies – Botswana 2023

Playtime for African Wild Dog puppies. This Pack of African Wild dogs had been resting near a termite mound in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. As the heat of the day dissipated, the puppies got very active whilst the still hot and tired adults watched on. Their antics...

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African Wild dogs take down an Impala – Botswana 2023

African Wild dogs take down an Impala – Botswana 2023

WARNING: the opening sequences contain some disturbing images and sounds! African Wild dogs take down an Impala. We had been following this pack of African Wild Dogs in Botswana for some time. We first found them as they relaxed in the heat of the day around a termite...

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African Wild Dogs enjoy a drink at dusk – Botswana 2023

African Wild Dogs enjoy a drink at dusk – Botswana 2023

African Wild Dogs enjoy a drink at dusk. This Pack of African Wild dogs had been resting near a termite mound in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. As the heat of the day dissipated, the whole pack set off in search of water before they spent the evening hunting. They...

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Indian wild dogs (Dhole) on the move – India 2023

Indian wild dogs (Dhole) on the move – India 2023

Indian wild dogs (Dhole) on the move. We came across this pack of Indian wild dogs (Dhole) in India’s Nagarahole National Park. They had just finished drinking at a near by waterhole before setting of with real purpose to hunt. These dogs are a striking colour with a...

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Howling African Golden Wolf – Amboseli, Kenya 2023

Howling African Golden Wolf – Amboseli, Kenya 2023

Howling African Golden Wolf. Prior to 2015, the African Golden Wolf was known as the Golden jackal. But detailed genetic analysis showed that the Golden Jackal was more closely related to grey wolves than they are to Eurasian Golden Jackals. Hence the African Golden...

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Coyote on a Trumpeter Swan kill – Yellowstone, USA 2023

Coyote on a Trumpeter Swan kill – Yellowstone, USA 2023

Coyote on a Trumpeter Swan kill. As we drove along The Hayden Valley in Yellowstone National Park, we came upon this Coyote which had taken a Trumpeter Swan. The Coyote was exhausted from taking such a large and powerful bird. The extent of the struggle could be seen...

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Wolf Pack – Finland, 2022

Wolf Pack – Finland, 2022

Wolf Pack. Close to the Russian border in northeast Finland, there had been the most impressive hoar frost. The frost had covered almost every bit of foliage and the entire scene was a magical winter wonderland. The resident wolf pack had produced 6 pups in the...

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Wolf in the hoar frost – Finland 2022

Wolf in the hoar frost – Finland 2022

Wolf in the hoar frost. As we waited in north east Finland just a few kilometres from the Russian border, a Wolf emerged from the forest edge and made its way through some dense foliage which was covered in deep hoar frost The whiteness of the frost seemed to make the...

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With the Wolf pack – Finland 2022

With the Wolf pack – Finland 2022

With the Wolf pack.  Our visit to northeast Finland was blessed with a stunning hoar frost which lasted for our entire stay. The resident wolf pack had produced 6 pups in the spring: five males and one female. It was very much a waiting game hoping the wolves would...

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Wolves in a winter wonderland – Finland 2022

Wolves in a winter wonderland – Finland 2022

Wolves in a winter wonderland. In north east Finland the hoar frost was magical and as the sun began to set the sky took on some lovely colour. At this moment two wolves made their way across the frozen meadow and headed into the forest. Whilst the action was limited...

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Playful Wolves – Finland 2022

Playful Wolves – Finland 2022

Playful Wolves. Freezing temperatures in North East Finland very close to the Russian border had produced the most impressive hoar frost. This was a magical setting to watch for wolves. The resident wolf pack had produced 6 pups in the spring: five males and one...

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Red fox and a successful hunt – Churchill, Canada 2022

Red fox and a successful hunt – Churchill, Canada 2022

Red fox and a successful hunt. It was a bitterly cold morning on the outskirts of Churchill, Manitoba, Canada. This Red Fox was spotted as it hunted in the distance. We worked our way closer and it continued to hunt. It suddenly stopped and could clearly hear the...

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Wonderful wolf: the alpha male – Finland 2021

Wonderful wolf: the alpha male – Finland 2021

Wonderful wolf: the alpha male. A pack of 14 wolves inhabits the taiga forest in north eastern Finland. They are all superb specimens but the alpha male stands out. Once he had joined up with the pack he checked out the area of the meadow just in from if us. What a...

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Wolf pack action – Finland 2021

Wolf pack action – Finland 2021

Wolf pack action. In the taiga forest of northeast Finland members of the 14 strong wolf pack had been wandering about in the meadow in front of us. Suddenly, from the right, the alpha male emerged and ran towards the rest of the pack. The interaction between the pack...

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Eurasian Wolves in a meadow – Finland 2021

Eurasian Wolves in a meadow – Finland 2021

Eurasian Wolves in a meadow. Eurasian Wolves were at the top of our agenda when we visited the Taiga forest in remote Finland close to the Russian border. We were told there was a pack of 14 in the area. Oh, how we hoped to see them! Remarkably, we had not been in the...

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At an African Wild Dog den – Tanzania, 2019

At an African Wild Dog den – Tanzania, 2019

At an African Wild Dog den. This African wild dog den was an hour's drive from Ndutu Safari Lodge. When we arrived we saw three adults asleep some distance from the den. The alpha female (collared) was near the den. The alpha male went in to the den and then ten pups...

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Arctic Fox kit – Svalbard 2019

Arctic Fox kit – Svalbard 2019

Arctic Fox kit. The perfect Arctic Fox encounter. At Alkhornet on Svabard, we found three Arctic Fox kits high up in the rocks. One of them ran off but whilst we were watching the remaining two the third appeared behind us and ran to join the others. It stopped en...

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