29 February 2012

Leap year specials

A few images to celebrate 29 February   'leap day'

Breaching humpback and mountain lion  Phillip Colla
Polar bear Steve Kazlowski
Tiger Satyendra Tiwari
Gliding Frog by Robert Pickett

8 February 2012

The Hazards of Volunteering at a Bird Rescue Centre

The volunteers at the South African Marine Rehabilitation and Education Centre in Port Elizabeth on the east coast of South Africa are warned about the sharp beaks of the Cape Gannet (Morus capensis) and the beaks and claws of the African Penguin (Spheniscus demersus) but all the warnings cannot save you from an angry Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca) attacking your rear from the rear.