African Wild or Painted Dog 

The Facts About African Wild or Painted Dog: 
Wildlife Guide: Painted Dog
Fun Facts, conservation, Hwange Painted Dog Conservation.org, responsible tourism and community outreach, life cycle, best destinations, photography, video, and more.

Where to See Painted Dog:
Destination: Chobe National Park, Botswana
Destination: Kruger National Park, South Africa

Interviews:
Secrets of a Kruger Park Field Guide - Marc Cronje Tells All
Painted dog images, painted dog collaring & why this is Marc's favorite species.


Alligator, North American 

The Blog:
Kayaking With Alligators in Big Cypress National Park 
The Western Everglades, Florida
Just Me and An Alligator, One day on the Water. 
George L. Smith National Park, Georgia 


Bear, Black

The Blog
Photographing Black Bears in the Rain.
Cade's Cove, Tennessee. Our Reader's Special Report 

How to Take Your Wife to See the Beach, Bears and Wild Horses   
North Carolina's Outer Banks  


Bear, Polar 

The Blog:
From Fear To Triumph. How to Swim with Polar Bears
A Real Life Adventure by Amos Nachoum 

 

 




Elephant, African 

The Facts about Elephants :
Wildlife Guide: African Elephants
Fun facts, conservation, life cycle, forest vs. savannah, African vs. Asian, communication, viewing destinations, photography, video, and more. 

Where to See African Elephants: 
Destination: Chobe National Park, Botswana
Destination: Kruger National Park, South Africa

Interviews:
Secrets of a Kruger Park Field Guide - Marc Cronje Tells All
African elephant photography, video & commentary.
The Awesome Adventures of Anette Mossbacher, Wildlife Photographer. 
Anecdotes, images, and wildlife photography tips. 


Gemsbok (Orex) 

The Blog:
6 Indisputable Facts About Sossusvlei 
A lone oryx comes to the rescue of three sun baked hikers to get them safely off the biggest sand dune mountain in Sossusvlei, Namibia. 


Giraffe 

The Facts about Giraffes
Wildlife Guide: Giraffe
Fun facts, conservation status & initiatives, notes & images, life cycle viewing destinations, photography, and more. Special thanks to Giraffe Conservation Fund

Where to see Giraffes:
Destination: Chobe National Park, Botswana
Destination: Kruger National Park, South Africa

The Blog: 
African Mind Games: Giraffes on the Horizon
Construction cranes in the African bush? What I saw - and learned - when giraffes appeared on a hill top in Namibia’s Etosha National Park.



Macaw, Hyacinth 

The Blog:
7 Not-to-Miss Animals in the Wild Cerrado

How a (Former) Wildlife Trafficker & A Biologist are Saving a Species
Who is better at protecting a species than the people who were poaching it? When wildlife tourists join the team it is a fun, wonderful win for everyone.  


Manatee, Florida or West Indian

Responsible Viewing Guidelines:
How to See Manatee Safely in the Wild 

The Blog:
In a State Not So Far, Far Away...Adventure in Florida's Nature Coast


Monarch Butterfly 

The Blog
Birds, Bees & Butterflies: Wave Hill, New York
Even in New York no amount of planning will guarantee that you see birds on a guided bird tour – but sometimes you get butterflies, monarch butterflies.

 


Monkey, Bearded Capuchin

The Blog: 
7 Not-to-Miss Animals in the Wild Cerrado (Brazil)
The only tool using primates in the New World are just the beginning, Maned wolves, ant eaters, the Earth's largest parrot and more call the Brazilian Cerrado home. 

How a (Former) Wildlife Trafficker & A Biologist are Saving a Species
Who is better at protecting a species than the people who were poaching it? When wildlife tourists join the team it is a fun, wonderful win for everyone. 


Orex (Gemsbok) 

The Blog:
6 Indisputable Facts About Sossusvlei 
A lone oryx comes to the rescue of three sun baked hikers to get them safely off the biggest sand dune mountain in Sossusvlei, Namibia. 


Owl, Snowy 

Responsible Viewing Guidelines:
How To See Snowy Owls in the Wild.
Responsible Snowy Owl Watching & Photographing Guidelines from Scott Kruitbosch of the Roger Tory Peterson Institute

Are You Willing to Kill for a Better Snowy Owl Photo?   
Sometimes we just love our wildlife too much. Snowy owls and others are dying, here's how we can all be more responsible.

The Blog
Finding Snowy Owls in New York State! 
Down from their Arctic breeding grounds for only a few weeks a year, you need to be quiet and patient to spot these beautiful owls wintering in a small town in New York State. This is how. 

Arctic Angels on the Dunes. How to Photograph Snowy Owls
Every year snowy owls come to the New Jersey shore. Here's how to get a great photograph - AND how to do it responsibly


Owl, Short-Eared 

The Blog:
Finding Snow Owls in New York State

One of our favorite places to see wintering short eared owls & snowies is Washington County Grasslands in Fort Edward, New York. 

He's Free! Short-eared Owl Returns to the Wild!
It takes a village to save a dying short-eared owl, a village & the right wild place to release him. 
 


Puffin, Atlantic 

Blog Story / Where to See Atlantic Puffins:
One Day in Puffin Paradise, A Photographic Adventure
Machias Seal Island may be disputed territory between the US & Canada but there is no question that it is a perfect place for a puffin paradise. Wildlife photographer, Joe Gliozzo gives tips on photographing birds on a misty island.  


Painted Dog, (African Wild Dog) 

The Facts about African Wild or Painted Dogs
Wildlife Guide: Painted Dog
Fun Facts, conservation, Hwange Painted Dog Conservation.org, responsible tourism and community outreach, life cycle, best destinations, photography, video, and more.

Where to See Painted Dog:
Destination: Chobe National Park, Botswana
Destination: Kruger National Park, South Africa

Interviews:
Secrets of a Kruger Park Field Guide - Marc Cronje Tells All
Painted dog images, painted dog collaring & why this is Marc's favorite species.


Rhinoceros, African 

The Facts About African Rhinoceros
Wildlife Guide: African Rhinoceros
Fun Facts, Conservation, Life Cycle, African vs. Asian, black vs. white species, best viewing destinations, rhino photography, and more.

Where to See African Rhinoceros:
Destination: Chobe National Park, Botswana
Destination: Kruger National Park, South Africa     

Interviews:
Secrets of A Kruger Park Field Guide - Marc Cronje Tells All
Rhino Photography and insights.
The Awesome Adventures of Anette Mossbacher, Wildlife Photographer
Anecdotes, images, and wildlife photography tips.  



Whale Shark 

The Facts about Whale Sharks
Wildlife Guide: Whale Shark 
Fun Facts, conservation and citizen science, life cycle, swimming/viewing destinations, videos, photography, best practices, and more.

Whale Shark Field Guide
Chapter 1. What is a Whale Shark? 

 

Whale Shark Field Guide
Chapter 2: Whale Shark Conservation, Everything You Need to Know

Where to See Whale Sharks
Destination: Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Destination: Gladden Spit & Silk Cayes Marine Reserve, Belize

Life List Adventures:
Escape Winter! 8 Remarkable Places to Swim with Whale Sharks
Sharks get nothing but bad press, but these gentle giants are pacifists.  From Belize to Mozambique, swim ‘round the world with Whale Sharks for a different view of the biggest fish on the planet.  Insights on best practices and participating with marine citizen science too. 


Wolf, Arctic  

The Facts about Gray Wolf
Wildlife Guide: Gray Wolf

Arctic wolf is a gray wolf subspecies
See below: Gray Wolf for more information and stories

Life List Adventure:
8 Magic Places to See Wolves in the Wild. A Wolf Lover's Bucket List
The Ethiopian wolf is the most endangered wolf on the planet - and they live only on Africa's roof. One of 8 wolf species on this wolf viewing life list. Photography, information, and viewing destinations.  


Wolf, Ethiopian (Abyssinian wolf)

Life List Adventures:
8 Magic Places to See Wolves in the WildA Wolf Lover's Bucket List
The Ethiopian wolf is the most endangered wolf on the planet - and they live only on Africa's roof. One of 8 wolf species on this wolf viewing life list. Photography, information, and viewing destinations. 


Wolf, Gray  

The Facts about Gray Wolf
Wildlife Guide: Gray Wolf

Life List Adventures:
8 Magic Places to See Wolves in the WildA Wolf Lover's Bucket List
From the Himalayas to the Arctic to Argentina, start a wolf watching life list before it is too late. Photography, information, viewing destinations, & videos. 


Wolf, Maned

The Facts about Maned Wolf
Wildlife Guide: Maned Wolf
Fun Facts, Wolf or Fox-on-Stilts? Conservation, life cycle, best viewing destinations, photography, and more.  

Where to See Maned Wolves:
Destination: Parnaiba Headwaters National Park, Brazil

Life List Adventure:
8 Magic Places to See Wolves in the WildA Wolf Lover's Bucket List
From the Himalayas to the Arctic to Argentina, start a wolf watching life list for these 8 wolf species & subs. Photography, information, and viewing destinations.


Wolf, Mexican Gray

The Facts about Gray Wolf
Wildlife Guide: Gray Wolf

The Mexican gray wolf is a gray wolf subspecies. See above: Grey Wolf for more information

Life List Adventure:
8 Magic Places to See Wolves in the WildA Wolf Lover's Bucket List
The Mexican gray wolf is both a reintroduction success story but still fighting for its life. From the Himalayas to the Arctic to Argentina, start a wolf watching life list for these 8 wolf species & subs. Photography. 


Wolf, Red 

Life List Adventure:
8 Magic Places to See Wolves in the WildA Wolf Lover's Bucket List
Captive breeding and reintroduction brought the red wolf back from extinction, but can they survive? From the Himalayas to the Arctic to Argentina, start a wolf watching life list for these 8 wolf species & subs. Photography, information, and destinations. 


Wolf, Tibetan 

Where to See Tibetan Wolves:
Destination: Hemis High Altitude National Park, India

Life List Adventure:
8 Magic Places to See Wolves in the WildA Wolf Lover's Bucket List
Tibetan wolves inhabit much the same range as snow leopards - with many of the same conservation challenges. Going to see one helps save the other. From the Himalayas to the Arctic to Argentina, start a wolf watching life list for these 8 wolf species & subs. Photography. 


Woodpecker, Pileated

The Blog:
Pterodactyl or Backyard Bird? What is a Pileated Woodpecker ??
"A prehistoric bird tore up my tree!!!" That's how a city-raised-recently-suburbs-expatriated friend described his first pileated woodpecker sighting. I wanted to see that bird!


Zebra 

The Facts about Zebra
Wildlife Guide: Zebra
Fun Facts, Plains, Mountain & Grevy's conservation, life cycle, best viewing destinations, photography, and more.

Where to See Zebra: 
Destination: Chobe National Park, Botswana
Destination: Kruger National Park, South Africa

Interviews:
Secrets of a Kruger Park Feild Guide - Marc Cronje Tells All
Zebra Photography