See the Last Asiatic Lions in the World, The Lions of Gir!

See the Last Asiatic Lions in the World, The Lions of Gir!

The last wild Asiatic lions in the world are found only in the Gir National Park, (Gir National Forest). Here, protected and cherished by the local herders who live with them, they are slowly coming back from the brink of extinction. Our reader, Hiren Khambhayta has a passion, and a photographer's eye. for these magnificent big cats. Note: This Park was one of the first to employ a team of women to protect the endangered wildlife.

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He's Free! Short-Eared Owl Returns to the Wild

He's Free! Short-Eared Owl Returns to the Wild

He’s Free! Just hours away from death, a young endangered short-eared owl was rescued by a quick-thinking shop keeper. It took a village of dedicated samaritans to give him his future. But, it is the decades-long work of the Friends of the Washington County Grasslands’ that may determine the fate of his and many other species. Amazing images of the short-eared owl’s release back into the wild and a second chance at life.

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How to Watch Snowy Owls in the Wild

How to Watch Snowy Owls in the Wild

Everything you need to know about snowy owls. How can you see or photograph a snowy owl safely and responsibly? What is an irruption year? We asked Scott Kruitbosch of the Roger Tory Peterson Institute in Jamestown, New York to tell us all he knows about snowy owls and how to keep them safe. Scott also filled us in on snowy owl behavior, where to see them, and his work in snowy owl conservation at the RTPI. 

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Arctic Angels on the Dunes: How to Photograph Snowy Owls

Arctic Angels on the Dunes: How to Photograph Snowy Owls

Snowy owls winter in the dunes of the New Jersey shore. Wildlife photographer, Joe Gliozzo shares his secrets on getting great photographs while protecting the snowy owls. He also shares photographs of important snowy owl behavior.  

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