Golden Toad 

Golden-Toad

The golden toad was a small, shiny, bright toad, only 5 centimeters long on average for an adult specimen. Unfortunately the species is now extinct, but it was once abundant in a small region of high-altitude tropical forests, about 30 square kilometers in area, above the city of Monteverde, Costa Rica. Continue reading

African Elephant and Her Young 

African-Bush-Elephant-with-her-Young

A female African Bush Elephant and her young photographed in Addo National Park, South Africa. Elephants are the largest land animals living on Earth today. They also have the longest gestation period of any land animal which is 22 months long. Elephants … Continue reading

Junior Jaguar 

Junior Jaguar Belize Zoo

The jaguar (Panthera onca) is the third-largest feline after the tiger and the lion, and the largest in the Western Hemisphere. It is a near threatened species and unfortunately its numbers are declining. The following photo shows a three-year-old jaguar … Continue reading

A Cute Lizard 

Plumed Basilisk

This cute green lizard is a Plumed Basilisk (Basiliscus plumifrons). They can grow up to a meter in length, but most of that is in the tail. Photo by Marcel Burkhard.

A Giraffe Standing Tall 

Giraffe standing

A male giraffe from the Giraffa camelopardalis species in its natural environment in South Africa. Photo by Miroslav Duchacek (from Czech Republic).

Jumping Orcas 

Killer whales jumping

Orcas (Orcinus orca), also known as killer whales are toothed whales belonging to the oceanic dolphin family. They are highly social and intelligent animals.

Majestic Lion 

A male lion basking in the sun on a rocky outcrop in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. Photo by wwarby.

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