This time, this is a calendar centered around the eyes of wild animals. Click to see all the pages and buy it.A calendar that you will love watching and which will be watching you. A a calendar right for the hidden ophthalmologist in you.
… will show you that they are masters of the savannah. Lion (Panthera leo, Lion) Masai Mara National Park, Kenya April 2014
Female lion, drinking Lion (Panthera leo, lion). Tanzania, Seronera, Serengeti National Park, March 2013.
This lion is also eating a gnu. You will easily notice that flies are a very common insect around big cats. No, these are not black defects on the image. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge them Lion (Panthera leo, Lion, León), Masai Mara, Kenya, September 2008.
Found in the morning, this lionness had just kill a gnu (wildebeest). After eating most of it, she actually tried to hide the carcass in order to avoid seeing it stolen by others (hyenas or vultures, for example). Click on the thumbnails to enlarge them Lion (Panthera leo, Lion, León), Masai Mara, Kenya, September 2008.
If you are interested, you can find some of my images about big cats (lions, leopards, cheetahs) on my new web site YLoveBigCats.com. As you certainly have noticed, some of these images come from my recent trip to Kenya (Masai Mara).
I published a few shots of lions. Portraits taken in the Masai Mara park (Kenya). My prefered is the following one: If you click on the thumbnail image, you will enlarge it. And you may notice that the photographer (and its car) are appearing in the eye of the lion. 😉 But there are several… Read More
After about 10 days out of France, I am back from the Masai Mara National Reserve (in Kenya). I brought back about 30 GB of wildlife photos (around 1700-1800 images) to be sorted out in the coming days. You can expect series of published images here on a regular basis.
You will probably notice a little slow down in publication of posts here in the coming days: I am travelling for a few days to Kenya in order to shoot photos in the Masai Mara National Park during the great migration of herbivores (wildebeests and zebras, mostly). I will be there with Alain Pons, wildlife… Read More
Even better than going to Africa, you can have your own lion pet, cute lion cub at home. Furry and reacting to its environment, this is really a cool robot toy. http://www.gizoo.co.uk/Products/ToysGames/RadioControl/WowweeAliveLion.htm £49.95 (about $100 USD or 75€) in pre-order.
A few top-quality images taken by James Pan. Felines, lovely big cats and other animals shot in perfect portraits.
Feline teeth are their most prominent exterior feature. Since the prehistoric Smilodon (the smiling feline) and its gigantic canines, big cats use their impressive dental characteristics to hunt. On the Laelaps web site, you will find a detaileld article on feline teeth, from yesterday to nowadays: What big teeth you have. Please, also notice the… Read More
Yesterday, we were speaking here about prehistoric big cats in places where they disappeared (e.g. Europe). Today, I want to point at a surprising proposal made by Josh Donlan. Recognizing that many big cats were roaming in North America tens of thousands of years ago, he want to re-introduce lions, cheetahs, elephants and other large… Read More
Found on Tretrapod Zoology, a series of articles about prehistoric felines among which one can find big cats like lions, pumas, jaguars, cougars, cheetahs or leopards on continents where they totally disappeared later. Europe, where the sabre-tooths, lions and leopards are Pumas of South Africa, cheetahs of France, jaguars of England