This blog is simply a collection of photos (some my own, some not), etc. that I find beautiful, amusing, poignant, or that I can relate to in some way. I have a soft spot for beautiful photos of Cape Breton (Nova Scotia, Canada) and Massachusetts (USA).
A Different World Magnificent wildlife, majestic knarled trees, Such a beautiful landscape is hard to believe Powerful contrasts absorbed day after day, Beauty and Beast in abundant display Soft dappled light. Silence. African heat, The dung and red dust, yet a perfect retreat Elephants, monkeys, giraffe, birds of prey, Extraordinary creatures seen day after day Kind hospitality with all we can eat, Papaya, bread, peanut soup, bananas so sweet Delicious camp cooking, wine…
The most fascinating thing about Giraffe Manor in Nairobi is it’s herd of resident Rothschild giraffe. These beautiful creatures often visit morning and evening, poking their long necks into the windows in the hope of a treat, before retreating to their forest sanctuary.
An internet-famous baby giraffe named Kipenzi died after she ran into the perimeter of her habitat and snapped her neck. Urge national zoo officials to find alternative habitat structuring to prevent accidental deaths like this.
The total number of giraffes in Africa was estimated by IUCN in 1999 to exceed 140,000, (of which 40% were in or around protected areas and private lands) and such numbers were thought capable of being maintained were they adequately protected.Current estimates by the GCF have the population at less than 80,000 individuals across all (sub)species.
i simply like pictures from all sorts of things.the pictures i blog here are not mine. i found them here on tumblr or all over the internet. if you see your picture here and it is not linked to you or you want to be credited, please contact me =)>