Born in Washington, D.C., visual artist Lauren Henkin graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in architecture from Washington University in St. Louis and now resides in New York City. Her primary subject is the American landscape. Her most recent project, The Park, focuses on Central Park, the massive constructed urban space and how people engage it.
Photographer David Bladon triumphed in the contest which was hosted by the Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers. David, who lives in Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland said he was shocked to hear he had won.
The image came about after a frustrating day of sunshine and rain showers, during which David admits he had become ‘a bit bored’ in his quest for a quality photo.
Ladybird close-up wins wildlife photography honours | Amateur Photographer.
Moscow-born zoologist Vladimir Dinets (the author of “Dragon Songs: Love and Adventure Among Crocodiles, Alligators and Other Dinosaur Relations) reveals his unusual list of the 10 best places to spot wildlife around the world:
- Everglades National Park, Florida
- Monterey Bay Peninsula, California
- Eastern Quebec, Canada
- Ranch Karanambu, Guyana
- Etosha National Park, Namibia
- Masoala Peninsula, Madagascar
- Chukchi Peninsula, Russia
- Karakoram Highway, China/Pakistan
- Afar Desert, Ethiopia
- Democratic Republic of Congo
10 places where the wild things are – CNN.com.
A tiger that is believed to have killed three villagers in the past week in the southern Indian state of Karnataka has been caught, a senior official said.
The animal has been shot with tranquilisers and put in a cage, C Srinivasan told BBC Hindi.
Angry locals who are demanding compensation for the families of those killed are preventing forest officials from removing the cage, he said.
A fourth fatality in recent days is being blamed on another tiger.
BBC News – India man-eating tiger captured.
▶ SEA EAGLE Steals CAMERA near Crocodile Meat Trap in Kimberley-RECORDS 100+ km Journey!!!! – YouTube.
A sea eagle has stolen a video camera set up in the Australian outback to film crocodiles and flown with it for 70 miles, accidentally creating a bizarre, self-made wildlife movie.Aboriginal rangers assumed the missing motion-sensor camera had fallen into the water until it turned up several weeks later near the Mary River in Western Australia, miles away from its original spot at the Margaret River. Rangers were able to recover three thirty-second films from the camera.