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Photographing Red Squirrels from a Hide in an Irish Forest

Eurasian red squirrels are diminutive, skulking mammals with an extensive range from Ireland through Siberia to Japan. They are very photogenic and have that cute gene that really shouldn’t be a winner when it comes to evolution.

Creepy Monkey Spy Camera Befriends Curious Baby Macaque

For the new PBS series Spy in The Wild 2 – The North, a wildlife documentary crew used a creepy-looking monkey spy camera to capture footage of Japanese macaques bathing in mountain hot springs. While on its mission, the robot monkey befriends a curious baby macaque for a brief time before its mother pulls it away from the stranger.

Photo of Gutsy Urban Fox Wins 2020 Mammal Photographer of the Year

The Mammal Society has announced the winners of the (oddly-specific) Mammal Photographer of the Year competition, awarding the top prize to an amateur photographer from East London who captured a local fox staring him down through a car's windscreen, looking for food.

Watch an Underwater Photog Swim with a Ginormous Great White

Earlier this year, marine conservationist Ocean Ramsey of One Ocean Diving was diving off the coast of the Hawaiian island of Oahu when the group came across one of the largest great white sharks ever caught on camera. The encounter can be seen in the 3.5-minute video above.

Photographer Captures Squirrel Flying Over Water with a Nut

Dutch wildlife photographer Dick van Duijn recently spent a day waiting in a hide in a forest in The Netherlands from sunrise to sunset. His patience paid off, and he managed to capture a viral photo of a squirrel leaping through the air over water with a walnut in its mouth.

Photographing Rhinos in Kenya

As I was winding up the fieldwork for Land of Giants, my book about "big tusker" elephants, I shifted focus to another of Tsavo’s majestic inhabitants: the black rhino. Tsavo West is one of the most ruggedly wild and beautiful landscapes I have encountered in Africa, and a fitting bastion for these ancient mammals.

This Elephant Doesn’t Like Having Its Picture Taken

A high school girl was traveling in Zambia, Africa, last month when she came across an elephant that apparently hates having its picture taken. When the girl pulled out her smartphone to snap a photo, the elephant lashed out with its trunk and smacked the phone out of her hands.

Turtle Wears GoPro, Captures Exciting Pond Life

Kyle Naegeli, AKA The Fish Whisperer, recently strapped a GoPro camera to the back of a turtle and let it go inside a small pond. As the 4-minute video above shows, some fascinating turtle's-eye views of the world resulted.