Tag: mountain

  • It’s a Balancing Act

    Maintaining one’s balance requires skill and co-ordination, something which these animals are certainly not lacking. From teetering on mountain-sides, to balancing on one limb, to stretching across a void, these amazing animals are certainly showing us how it’s done!

  • Airtime

    The main reason animals appear to jump is in order to move faster, and unfortunately not for fun! Some animals, such as the kangaroo, frog, and gerbil have all evolved specifically for maximum hopping power; and the springtail’s jump is unbelievably the equivalent of leaping the Eiffel Tower!

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  • I’m Not a Dummy!

    Dummies, pacifiers, binkies, soothers, and teethers…whatever you choose to call these “nipples”, if you’re a parent they’ve probably been a godsend to you at some stage in your child’s life! These cuties seem to still have an affinity for their ‘milk bar’ days and have adopted the next best thing.

  • Walkies!!

    Apart from food, there’s one thing all dogs are pretty much guaranteed to be obsessed with….going for ‘walkies’! They get to be away from those four walls, or the fences that confine them, smell all those wondrous smells, and best of all, they get to spend time with their favourite human being!

  • Frolicking Amongst the Flora pt 2

    Witnessing an entire field of nature’s floral splendour in all its glory is something very beautiful indeed! Having been lucky enough to see the magnificent South African fynbos in full bloom on multiple occasions, these animals in their blossoming settings couldn’t be any more blessed.

  • Frolicking Amongst the Flora pt 1

    Witnessing an entire field of nature’s floral splendour in all its glory is something very beautiful indeed! Having been lucky enough to see the magnificent South African fynbos in full bloom on multiple occasions, these animals in their blossoming settings couldn’t be any more blessed.

  • Winter Wonderland pt 2

    The whiteness of winter and the purity of snow is a truly beautiful thing to behold. The stunning creatures that live in this habitat tend to follow suit and are just as gorgeous themselves. Snow can also be playful and fun, so let the snowball fighting and snow angels begin!

  • Winter Wonderland pt 1

    The whiteness of winter and the purity of snow is a truly beautiful thing to behold. The stunning creatures that live in this habitat tend to follow suit and are just as gorgeous themselves. Snow can also be playful and fun, so let the snowball fighting and snow angels begin!

  • Winter Wonders

    Nature never ceases to surprise and amaze me, and the fact that some animals can change their coat colouring with the seasons is quite a remarkable feat.  These special creatures are part of a select group which maintains a different coat in Summer and Winter.