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@journeying_justin. 
The American red wolf once inhabited the entire Southeastern United States but is now only found a small area in North Carolina. They were declared extinct in the wild in 1980, but were brought back in 1987, thanks to the hard work of several zoos across the US. This canid is an essential part of keeping the ecosystem healthy, for example, they reduce the spread of diseases by removing sick animals from the environment through predation. 
Now, less than 40 of these incredible carnivores exist in the wild, making them one of the rarest animals in the world. Let's not let the howl of the American red wolf fall silent. 
Follow @agoetzfilm, @journeying_justin,  @runningwildmedia and @conservationcenters_c2s2 for more regarding the American red wolf. 
#americanredwolf #endangeredspecies
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@journeying_justin.
the american red wolf once inhabited the entire southeastern united states but is now only found a small area in north carolina. they were declared extinct in the wild in 1980, but were brought back in 1987, thanks to the hard work of several zoos across the us. this canid is an essential part of keeping the ecosystem healthy, for example, they reduce the spread of diseases by removing sick animals from the environment through predation.
now, less than 40 of these incredible carnivores exist in the wild, making them one of the rarest animals in the world. let's not let the howl of the american red wolf fall silent.
follow @agoetzfilm, @journeying_justin,  @runningwildmedia and @conservationcenters_c2s2 for more regarding the american red wolf.
#americanredwolf #endangeredspecies
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@DaisyGilardini // During spring, the bears graze like livestock at pasture. They’re particularly fond of the new, fresh sedges. Mother bears, freshly emerged from their winter dens, teach their newborn cubs about life in the great outdoors. On a warm sunny days these two cubs decided it was much more convenient to hitch a ride on mama back!
Lake Clark National Park - Alaska - USA

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#Alaska #bear #grizzlybear #brownbear #LakeClarkNationalPark #motherhood
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@daisygilardini // during spring, the bears graze like livestock at pasture. they’re particularly fond of the new, fresh sedges. mother bears, freshly emerged from their winter dens, teach their newborn cubs about life in the great outdoors. on a warm sunny days these two cubs decided it was much more convenient to hitch a ride on mama back!
lake clark national park - alaska - usa

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#alaska #bear #grizzlybear #brownbear #lakeclarknationalpark #motherhood
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It’s five o’clock somewhere. Photo by photographer @erikruszewski while traveling in Manuel Antonio National Park in #costarica.
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It’s five o’clock somewhere. photo by photographer @erikruszewski while traveling in manuel antonio national park in #costarica.
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@ladzinski / Colombia’s #SantaMarta mountains is a steep and rugged jungle environment, home to an extraordinary range of diverse endemic and migratory birds. I was lucky to spend 3 days cozily nestled on the side of the mountain at an old farm house last December. This white horse here was one of the residents, a borderline feral animal living a good life with plenty of grazing territory. He primarily lived alone, away from the other horses on a nearby pasture, but on our last morning he had a visitor. As soon as the 2 were put together they warily checked each other out and then burst into highly energetic playing. I was fortunate enough to roll some video of the interaction. 🇨🇴
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@ladzinski / colombia’s #santamarta mountains is a steep and rugged jungle environment, home to an extraordinary range of diverse endemic and migratory birds. i was lucky to spend 3 days cozily nestled on the side of the mountain at an old farm house last december. this white horse here was one of the residents, a borderline feral animal living a good life with plenty of grazing territory. he primarily lived alone, away from the other horses on a nearby pasture, but on our last morning he had a visitor. as soon as the 2 were put together they warily checked each other out and then burst into highly energetic playing. i was fortunate enough to roll some video of the interaction. 🇨🇴
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@Shannon__Wild / A herd of Grevy’s Zebra at dusk in Lewa Conservancy, Kenya. One of the few remaining populations of this endangered Zebra. I particularly like their very thin stripes and unusually round ears!
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It’s estimated there are only 2000 Grevy’s Zebras left, which are found primarily in Southern Ethiopia and Northern Kenya, such as where this image was captured.
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@shannon__wild / a herd of grevy’s zebra at dusk in lewa conservancy, kenya. one of the few remaining populations of this endangered zebra. i particularly like their very thin stripes and unusually round ears!

it’s estimated there are only 2000 grevy’s zebras left, which are found primarily in southern ethiopia and northern kenya, such as where this image was captured.

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@FransLanting On assignment for @natgeo in the grasslands of Tanzania's Serengeti, I made this image of mother cheetah resting in the midday shade with one of her cubs. Long-term studies in the Serengeti have shown that a few cheetah females are so good at raising cubs that we can call them “supermoms.” This female is one of them, and so was her mother. “The daughters of good mothers make good mothers themselves,” researchers there told me. Follow us @FransLanting and @ChristineEckstrom for more encounters with the wild world of animals. @thephotosociety #Cheetah #BigCats #Tanzania #Serengeti #Supermom #Cub #Wildlifephotography #Wildlife
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@franslanting on assignment for @natgeo in the grasslands of tanzania's serengeti, i made this image of mother cheetah resting in the midday shade with one of her cubs. long-term studies in the serengeti have shown that a few cheetah females are so good at raising cubs that we can call them “supermoms.” this female is one of them, and so was her mother. “the daughters of good mothers make good mothers themselves,” researchers there told me. follow us @franslanting and @christineeckstrom for more encounters with the wild world of animals. @thephotosociety #cheetah #bigcats #tanzania #serengeti #supermom #cub #wildlifephotography #wildlife
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@ErikaSkogg // A barred owl, named for its
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@erikaskogg // a barred owl, named for its "barred" color pattern in its plumage, makes a visit to our #vermont cabin in-between the rain this evening. native to eastern north america, barred owls are one of the most common voices in the forest but more often heard than seen. this individual made a rare and very welcomed appearance amidst the fall foliage at dusk for a beautiful photographic opportunity.
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@DaisyGilardini // “Hitching a ride” - In this particular episode a mother was resting with her two young cubs in a day den on her way to the pack ice to hunt. Day dens tend to be in wind-protected areas, where snowdrifts and trees form a natural shelter.
Mama bear remained calm as our vehicle approached the location giving us the opportunity to photograph both her and the cubs for several hours before she suddenly decided it was time to leave.
She flopped downhill in deep snow when one of her two cubs decided it was more convenient to hitch a ride on mama’s behind. The cub jumped up and held on with a firm bite on mama’s furry backside — a charming and totally unexpected behaviour. 
Wildlife photography is all about patience and perseverance. Despite the challenging conditions and long hours waiting for something to happen, the experience of witnessing something so rare is beyond price.

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#explorecanada  #ParksCanada #polarbear #wapusknationalpark #climatechange #gratitude
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@daisygilardini // “hitching a ride” - in this particular episode a mother was resting with her two young cubs in a day den on her way to the pack ice to hunt. day dens tend to be in wind-protected areas, where snowdrifts and trees form a natural shelter.
mama bear remained calm as our vehicle approached the location giving us the opportunity to photograph both her and the cubs for several hours before she suddenly decided it was time to leave.
she flopped downhill in deep snow when one of her two cubs decided it was more convenient to hitch a ride on mama’s behind. the cub jumped up and held on with a firm bite on mama’s furry backside — a charming and totally unexpected behaviour.
wildlife photography is all about patience and perseverance. despite the challenging conditions and long hours waiting for something to happen, the experience of witnessing something so rare is beyond price.

follow me @daisygilardini for more images and stories behind the scenes

#explorecanada #parkscanada #polarbear #wapusknationalpark #climatechange #gratitude
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@drewtrush: A remote camera captures a black bear at Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. #BlackBear #Yellowstone #Wildlife #Wyoming
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@drewtrush: a remote camera captures a black bear at yellowstone national park in wyoming. #blackbear #yellowstone #wildlife #wyoming
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@shaazjung | Meet Kali, a melanistic leopard that lives in the jungles of South India. I’ve spent the last decade tracking black panthers in the wild and this picture has to be one of my favourites. It epitomises life in the jungle. It’s always a game of hide and seek and the panther plays it best. .
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@shaazjung | meet kali, a melanistic leopard that lives in the jungles of south india. i’ve spent the last decade tracking black panthers in the wild and this picture has to be one of my favourites. it epitomises life in the jungle. it’s always a game of hide and seek and the panther plays it best. .
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follow @shaazjung as he documents more of the jungles best kept secrets.
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@Shannon__Wild  A Verreaux's Sifaka I photographed in Madagascar in the classic ‘dancing’ pose it’s known for when on the ground. Its body is so highly adapted to an arboreal existence, on the ground its only means of locomotion is hopping.
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@shannon__wild a verreaux's sifaka i photographed in madagascar in the classic ‘dancing’ pose it’s known for when on the ground. its body is so highly adapted to an arboreal existence, on the ground its only means of locomotion is hopping.

follow me @shannon__wild for more images of wildlife from around the world where i also share my camera settings for budding photographers.
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@max.lowe // Two male polar bears spar while waiting for the sea ice to form along the coast of the Hudson Bay, Manitoba. Each year, large numbers of bears congregate along the arctic coastlines waiting for the sea ice to form so they can go out and hunt seals for the winter, and during this time they often come into contact on land as seen here. To see more from his trip to document the bears and the work being done by field researchers to conserve them, follow @max.lowe #NationalPolarbearWeek #polarbear
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@max.lowe // two male polar bears spar while waiting for the sea ice to form along the coast of the hudson bay, manitoba. each year, large numbers of bears congregate along the arctic coastlines waiting for the sea ice to form so they can go out and hunt seals for the winter, and during this time they often come into contact on land as seen here. to see more from his trip to document the bears and the work being done by field researchers to conserve them, follow @max.lowe #nationalpolarbearweek #polarbear