Jackals of the Serengeti

While on game drives, many animals choose to spend time near the road. An intriguing fact as they have miles and miles of vast plains that they can wander to with no human interaction. Jackals were one of the animals that we saw most days while out. Whether it was at Lake Manyara, Ndutu Conservation…

Arusha National Park Wildlife

The small Arusha National Park near Arusha is teeming with a wide variety of wildlife. Upon driving into the park a wide prairie reveals some of the treasures inside. In one scene, Masai Giraffes, Zebras, Warthogs, and Baboons coexist peacefully. The Baboons calmly walk across the road knowing that the tourist jeeps will wait for…

Arusha National Park

It was Saturday morning – Market Day and the streets were filled with people traveling to and from the market. Arusha is a busy Tanzanian city that seems as if time has forgotten her. While many carried cell phones, there are no large supermarkets or stores. Instead small owner shops stood roadside and vendors hawked…

The Neighbor Upstairs

There’s a wise Great Horned Owl that has been returning to the same old tree in a Pennsylvania small town. It’s like going to New York for an extended visit as this old tree is in the middle of town and now many people know of the Owl in the tree. For at least the…

Arctic Foxes at the Maryland Zoo

This weekend the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore; introduced two new Arctic Foxes to their Polar Bear Watch exhibit. “Luna” and “Timber” are two charming and fluffy 8-month old foxes that seem to have boundless energy. It was hard to keep up with them and I could spend all day watching them. If you’re in the…

Central American Agouti

As a wildlife photographer, there is nothing more rewarding than being able to spend time watching a subject relaxed and going on with their daily lives as if you’re not present. While staying at Selva Verde Lodge in Sarapiqui, Costa Rica my friend and I crossed the road to visit the gardens in search of…

Mantled Howler Monkeys in Costa Rica

Sometimes the smallest creatures can make the biggest sounds. Such is the case of the Mantled Howler monkeys in Costa Rica. Found living in the tree canopies of lowland and montane forests, these monkeys are the early morning alarm. In fact, their howls are so loud, they can be heard up to one kilometer away,…