Cute Snow White Cubs
The little lions in winter: Pair of rare snow-white cubs spring a surprise on keepers at wild life park
These snow-white lions in winter were born in a Caesarian procedure at a German wild animal park after the pregnancy of their mother went unnoticed.
Twins Niza and Nero are off the critical list after 15 days in intensive care following their birth at the Serengeti Park near Hanover.
Keepers didnít notice that heir mother Brouks, two, was pregnant.
White lion babies Niza, left, and Nero are held by keeper Hanze Hamza 13 days after their surprise birth
Can You Spot The Invisible Animals?
Can you spot the 'invisible animal'? Incredible images show nature's
disappearing act when predators are near
Whether they are hunters or the hunted, these cunning animals are all masters of
disguise who can fool even the most beady-eyed passer by into believing they are
- These animals are trying their utmost to fool predators by blending into
landscapes all over the world
- They were taken by photographer Art Wolfe over a period of 35 years, for his
work 'Vanishing Act'
Some hide under lily pads, some dissolve into the bark of a tree while others
slip seamlessly into the snow, either to hide from a hungry predator or silently
stalk an unwitting prey.
But the one thing from which they cannot hide is the all-seeing camera lens of
photographer Art Wolfe.
He has spent over 35 years roaming the deserts of Africa, the rainforests of
South America, the mountains of the United States and snow plains of Canada to
capture wildlife at its most invisible.
It's white in front of you! A willow ptarmigan in winter plumage, hidden on a
brushy slope near Churchill, Manitoba, Canada. The animals are trying their
utmost to fool predators but that's not enough to deceive international
photographer Art Wolfe
He has travelled through every continent in the world in tireless pursuit of
more subjects for his chef-d'oeuvre 'Vanishing Act' that dates back to the
Art said: 'Throughout my career as a nature photographer, I have challenged
myself to present new perspectives on well-documented subjects.
'Like most of my projects this collection has been a long time in the making.
'Finding and filming animals on location is an exhilarating and painstaking
process. I'm still adding to the project even now.
'Conventional wildlife photography calls for isolating the subject by selective
focus, this way the animal is clearly defined.
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