Tom Tom likes to start each day (even Mondays! ) 😄 jumping for joy. The orphaned gazelle, who we hand-raised from infancy, may just be the most agile member of our Nursery herd. Although he’s now living partially wild in the surrounding park, he comes by frequently to show off his stotting skills. This is a signature move of gazelles — also called pronking — in which they spring high into the air and lift all four feet off the ground simultaneously. We think Tom Tom has nailed the technique! Kenya. Video and caption by @sheldricktrust #nature
Holding the moon 🌝 Really enchanting effect a 100-400mm lens provides 😍 Knights Ferry, California. Photo by @a_guy_named_eric
Furong ancient town in the Hunan Province of China has a beautiful @nature landscape, rich Tujia ethnic folk customs and is also a perfect place to explore a lot of protected cultural relics and records of Tujia political and military history! 😍 Who would you want to go there with? Tag them! Video by @myaqua102 #nature
A bad dog owner dumped this wolfdog at a kill shelter when he got too big and too much to handle. Luckily a sanctuary took him instead and saved his life! His DNA testing came back as 87.5 % Gray Wolf, 8.6 % Siberian Husky, and 3.9 % German Shepherd 🐺🐶 Video by @brit_allen_ & @shywolf_sanctuary #nature The strength, incredible instincts, sharp intelligence, and social abilities of the wolf is what has made them one of the most respected animals in the world. The stunning animal has been featured in legends, books, movies, paintings and other products of culture for centuries which slowly taught us to appreciate them even more. So it’s understandable that people wanted to take a bit of that wilderness home. With the idea of combining the best of both worlds, people created a wolfdog. Wolfdog is basically a mixture of wolf and domestic dog, both of which are members of same Canis species. You probably wouldn’t think twice about his descent when meeting Yuki, and no wonder why. Yuki is one of the highest content wolfdogs at the sanctuary where he is currently staying. Most wolves shy away from people and are not aggressive toward them by nature, but with wolfdogs – it’s always a one-of-kind case. Wolfdogs are a mixture of traits, which results in less predictable behavior patterns compared to either the wolf or dog. So with adopting these breeds come unique challenges that people are not often aware of. Especially when purchased as a puppy, it’s impossible to predict how much wolf will be in an animal.
This incredible shot of a couple kissing while hanging from a train in Ella, Sri Lanka will surely be one for the books. So powerful! 🚞💑🌴 Tag the person you would want a photo like this one with! Photo by @backpackdiariez #nature ⛔️Please, do not try to emulate this yourself!⛔️