May 14, 2022

100 Outstanding PHOTOS of ANIMALS

 

The following 100 photos include: 

*Award-winning photography of animals

*Unlikely interspecies friendships

*Maternal bonding (family life of animals)

*Animals adorably photobombing a picture

*Animals in a free state; no ear tags, chains...

*The depiction of the beauty of animals

*The depiction that other species are not "lesser than" us

*The depiction that humans are animals, too

*The depiction that other species have emotions 



Golden Pheasant native of Western China



Photo: Tin Man Lee / Bison now only exist in protected parks



Hamsters (wild) are found throughout Europe and Asia



Fox cub and butterfly



Toucan's large bill helps it reach far-away fruit



Orangutan (non-aggressive) and highly endangered



New Zealand native Wood Pigeon / Kea Photography 



Polar Bears are a threatened species because of global warming



Sows have been known to sing to their piglets while nursing.



Photo Credit: Austrian; Julian Rad - captures wildlife



Photo Credit: @ByTazi  Mother & baby Elephant



Okapi of Africa / Credit: Natural Encounters by Ben Williams



Emperor Penguin family (the largest of penguins)



Mandarin Ducks mate for life.



Smiling lamb / Lambs can walk 5 minutes after birth.



Red Squirrel / Squirrels are highly intelligent with good memory.



Jess Findlay Photography - Fiery Throated Hummingbird



Mandrill /Unsplash Photos/ Their color intensifies with excitement.



Photo Credit: Tim Flatch - Monkey Kiss / Webneel.com



Duckling & Dachshund 



Key Deer Fawn by Noni Cay



White Moose of Sweden



Photo Credit: Laurent Baheux



Gelada of Ethiopia by Amar Guillen  - www.guillenphoto.com/en



Mandarin Ducks are highly sociable & females initiate courtship.



Bubbles; (rescued) African elephant & friend Bella; the Labrador



Lion and her cub (lion cubs are born blind)



Photo Credit: - www.deviantart.com/dianephotos



Red Panda is a (classified) carnivore that is primarily an herbivore! 



Whale and diver



Quokkas, Rottnest Island, Australia Getty Image



Photo Credit: George Peters Design - Sloth



Caribbean Flamingo - Juan Fortes / Lumas.com



The Laughing Dormouse - Photo Credit: Andrea Zampatti 



Friendly, mellow Capybara (largest rodent; native to South America) 



Sheep and her lamb (Ewes recognize their lamb's bleat.)



Photo Credit:  Max Ellis/Caters News Agency - Funny Squirrel! 



Photo Credit: Anne Geier



Kissing Conure Parrots



Goslings / Geese are loyal, mate for life, & protect their family.



Pink Neck Green Pigeon (Only the males have the pink neck.)



Bubbles and Bella; both rescues who befriended each other.



Hen protecting her chicks / Chickens are more clever than toddlers.



Male Peacock / National Geographic Photo



Photo Credit: Julian Rad; Austrian Wildlife Photographer



Giraffe grooming squirrel



Hedgehog - Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan for Getty Images



Photo Credit:  Julian Rad, a wildlife photographer from Austria



Chipmunk stuffing her cheeks / Credit: Barcroft Media



Credit: KEVIN BISKABORN / baby racoons



Inseparable best friends: Pam Ishiguro/Barcroft Images/via Getty Images



Dogs on Camping Trip / Getty Images


ARTERRA/UNIVERSAL IMAGES GROUP 



Photo: CNImaging / Monkey and Pigeon Friend



Photo Credit: Graham McGeorge / National Geographic / Kangaroo



An orphaned black rhino with a ranger at a Kenya Wildlife Conservancy.

 
Martin Buzora / Wildlife Photographer of the Year



Photo Credit: Claudio Contreras, Koob, Mexico - Flamingos



Photo Credit: Picture Alliance/Photoshot - Baby Gorilla



Photo Credit: Alicja Zmysłowska Photography



Red Squirrels burry their nut & seed supply to store for winter.



Squirrel photobombing photo at Banff National Park / Melissa Brandts



Perfect Timing Photography Grasshopper Cycling / Credit:  Tustel Ico



Mottled Duck and Ducklings / They travel in small groups or pairs.



Mountain Horse / Photo Credit:  Daniela Schmid



Pandas are native to temperate forests high in the mountains of China.



(8 year old) Matteo Walch with Marmot friends in Austrian Alps



Credit: Jo-Anne McArthur of Canada - Wildlife Photographer of the Year



Mallard duckling - Photo by Carl Jackson / Fine Art America



Pufferfish are masters of self-defense & highly poisonous.



Photo Credit: Joseph Rescinito - National Geographic / Alpacas




Photo Credit:  Audrey Bellot



Newborn calves can see, walk, stand - and moo shortly after birth.



Horses in the wild live full lives without a human on their back.



Scarlet Macaw of Costa Rica



Photo Credit:  Tanja Askani  (Fawn & Rabbit)



Monkey Family - Bijoys Photography



Family of Prairie Dogs / Photographer:  Wolfgang von Vietinghoff



Red-Eyed Tree Frog native of Costa Rica



Three little Pigs /  Photo Credit:  Matthias Hiekel 



Male Monarch butterflies have 2 dark spots on the hindwings. 



Adorable rats snuggling - Photo Credit:  Jessica Florence



Lena Mucha Photography / Cows at Hof Butenland Sanctuary, Germany



Seal Photobomb



Australian Koala Bear / Photo Credit: 



Goats have an inquisitive nature and like to explore.



Mandarinfish; known for their 'mating dance' occurring at sunset hours



Unusual Friends / Dog and Kitten



Doe & Fawn hiding in grass / photograph by Jpecha/Getty Images



Maine Moose (only the males have antlers)



©️ Roland Kranitz - Hungary



Fawns have a unique smell that the mother recognizes.



Deer can run up to 30 miles an hour with great agility & can jump/swim



Jo-Anne McArthur for Farm Sanctuary (rescued, free, calf)



Photo Credit: Larry Warsh Photography - Iguana



"Gentle Giants" by François Baelen



Impalas are a graceful African Impala that can run 50 MPH.



Photo Credit: Chee Kee Teo (Singapore) / Otter



Art Wolfe Photography / Wildlife photographer made a seal friend



Emperor Tamarin, Peru & Bolivia rainforests / Matthias Haker Photography



Sea Otter & baby / Photo Credit: Suzy Eszterhas



Photo: James Gifford 
A gorilla hugging the man who protects him, in Botswana.







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