Tag: jump

  • Black-Eared Beauties

    This beauty is the Caracal. The name caracal comes from the Turkish word ‘Karakulak’, which means “black-ear”. The biggest of the small cats, the caracal is sometimes called a Persian, or African Lynx, despite not being a lynx at all. Capable of leaping 3m (10ft) in the air, they were once trained for bird hunting […]

  • Flying Dogs

    Claudio Piccoli is an Italian photographer who loves shooting dogs in action. It’s very important for him to be able to freeze a moment so that the viewer can tell what the dog has done at the very moment the photo was taken. It’s Claudio’s goal that every photo must be strong and interesting.

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  • Being Sporty

    Keeping active is vital for good health, and these critters didn’t see any reason they should be missing out on participating in their chosen activity. From taking part in group sports like baseball or soccer, to the individual pursuits of weightlifting and skateboarding, these cuties all seem to be having a ball(!).

  • Lovable Lizards

    Reptiles are certainly not the first critters to jump to mind when one thinks of cute animals.  We’re used to associating cute with fluffy and soft, not scaly.  Despite what you may have thought before, I challenge you not to find these little lizards adorably cute.

  • Pint-sized Pachyderms

    Apart from being the largest land animals in the world, elephants are also the only mammal that can’t jump!  Just like humans have a preferred hand, elephants also have a preferred tusk.  Elephants do NOT like peanuts, and can purr just like cats!

  • Jumping For Joy

    All of us have experienced those moments in life where we are so happy we cannot contain ourselves and are bursting with energy…the resulting release is sometimes that where we “jump for joy”!  Is it the high that makes us do such things, or is it because jumping releases natural endorphins?  These animals are certainly […]