Our Animal Pictures feature a large variety of seldom and outstanding wildlife photography. From animals such as whales, dolphins and Bears, from Eagles to Mountain Lions, you can find all those pictures here.
Taking animal pictures in the field is extremely rewarding, although at times a challenge.
From land based animals, marine mammals, and birds, it is difficult to predict their next move. Animals are natural models, and their free spirits are clearly evident in the many pictures shown in this category which is adeptly named "animal pictures".
These animal photos are taken from all corners of the globe, and show a large variety of different species of animals. ...More information below photos...
From the northern hemisphere, journey into the wilderness to view large mammals and predators such as Black Bears, Polar Bears, Grizzlies, Cougars, Wolves, Foxes and Coyotes, and even domesticated husky dogs. There are also pictures of hoofed animals such as Big Horned Sheep, Moose, Buffalo, Caribou and Elk and small mammals including Beaver, Raccoons, Squirrels, Weasels and Ground Hogs.
Photographs of marine mammals, including Gray Whales, Orcas (Killer Whales), Beluga Whales, Minke Whales, Sea Lions and seals are sure to impress. Viewers will also enjoy a selection of photographs of northern birds such as Trumpeter Swans, Hawk Owls, Great-horned owls, Ptarmigan, Bald Eagles, Canada Geese, and marine birds like Atlantic puffins and Gannets.
For more exotic fare, take a photographic tour of the Galapagos Island off the coast of Ecuador, and discover Giant Tortoises, Blue-footed Boobies, Iguanas and Hammerhead Sharks.
There are pictures of African animals such as Hippopotamus, Giraffe, Cheetahs, Lions and Water Buffalo, and Vervet monkeys and Penguins from South Africa.
From Europe, view photographs of wild horses, Flamingos, and the Barbary Ape Monkey of Gibraltar in Britain.
Pictures of animals from New Zealand include the Bottlenose Dolphins, Sperm Whales, and birds such as Cormorants and Oystercatchers.
Animals are challenging to photograph since they are unpredictable and often constantly in motion.