Yarlen admitted that he became a poacher at 15 and has since killed several tigers, sloth bears, hundreds of wild boars and peacocks.
For a while I’d thought about going to Finland to photograph brown bears, so a decision to finally book it found me spending 5 nights in a tiny hide out in the swamps, forests and lakes. In late summer, the bears feast in preparation for the fast approaching winter, and it’s then that bear activity reaches its […]
An American black bear salmon fishing While on an Alaskan cruise my wife chose an excursion where we flew by float plane from Ketchikan to Neets Bay in the Tongas National Forest to hopefully see some ‘wild’ black bears in their natural habitat salmon fishing. We were not disappointed Image Credit: Photograp by JennerTaylor/GuardianWitness Source: […]
Khutzeymateen Provincial Park, also known as K’tzim-a-deen Grizzly Sanctuary, is a wild, way-off-the-beaten-path land and marine park established specifically to safeguard grizzly bears and their habitat. Scientists estimate that about 50 grizzlies are protected by the no-hunting restrictions of the remote rain forest sanctuary. The only way to see the resident grizzlies is from a […]
The first morning we woke up at Lake Clark National Park, we were blanketed in a thick fog. We were allowed to head out at 6am to start photographing and the haze did not deter us. We set off in ATV’s looking for grizzlies and at one point we stopped in the meadows to capture […]
Wildlife encounters with exotic animals like the big five in Africa, mountain gorillas in Rwanda, polar bears in Manitoba, or swimming with whale sharks or dolphins are most likely on everybody’s bucket list. And with good reason. Seeing and getting close to wild animals in their natural habitat is one of the most rewarding and […]
Polar Bears International is the non-profit organization that virtually rules the town of Churchill when it comes to informing naïve tourists about polar bears. A million-dollar donation last year guaranteed the creation of a new building to permanently display PBI-generated information in downtown Churchill – previously limited to those visitors wealthy or influential enough to […]