Tippi Benjamine Okanti Degré, daughter of French wildlife photographers Alain Degré and Sylvie Robert, was born in Namibia. During her childhood she befriended many wild animals, including a 28-year old elephant called Abu and a leopard nicknamed J&B. She was embraced by the Bushmen and the Himba tribespeople of the Kalahari, who taught her how to survive on roots and berries, as well as how to speak their language.
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Dolphin Point under the stars, By Jérôme Berbigier.
Franz Xaver Winterhalter, Princess Leonilla (detail), 1843 (x)
Spring is one of the best seasons to head outdoors and look for beautiful sceneries to capture on film. Today, I bring you some of my personal tips when trying out nature photography, and hopefully, it can help you take better photos whatever the season or condition you have at the moment!
i have this really disturbing obsession with washington state
Satanic Leaf Tailed Gecko
Uroplatus phantasticus, the Satanic Leaf Tailed Gecko, is aspecies of gecko endemic to the island of Madagascar. First described in 1888 by George Albert Boulenger, U. phantasticus is the smallest in body of the Uroplatus geckos, though there is an ongoing debate as to whether one of its cousins, U. ebenaui, is smaller because of its shorter tail. It may also be known as theeyelash leaf tailed gecko or the fantastic leaf tailed gecko.The generic name, Uroplatus, is a Latinization of two Greek words: “ourá” (οὐρά) meaning “tail” and “platys” (πλατύς) meaning “flat”. Itsspecific name phantasticus is the Latin word for “imaginary” based upon the gecko’s unique appearance which led Belgian naturalistGeorge Albert Boulenger, to describe it as “mythical” in 1888.The species is endemic to Madagascar, meaning it is found nowhere else. It is an arboreal species that relies on its natural camouflage in the northern and central tropical forests of Madagascar. [read more]
Location: Grindjsee, Matterhorn
Date: October 15th, 2010
by Andreas Resch
After shooting two layers on my roll of redscale, it stayed in my pocket accidentally and went through the wash along with all my clothes!
Abandoned boy holding a stuffed toy animal amid ruins following German aerial bombing of London, England, 1945.