An enormous crocodile tosses around a young hippo calf caught in its lethal jaws. The giant predator reared out of the water to reveal the tiny carcass, before flinging it through the air like a rag-doll.
The brutal scene was captured near Lower Sabie in Kruger Park, South Africa by amateur photographer Roland Ross
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Giant Jumping Rat
Giant Jumping Rat, Madagascar
As I explored Madagascar and discovered new and wonderful creatures I couldn’t shake off the feeling that they look vaguely familiar but somehow they are not quite “right”. Nature certainly used this magical island as a crazy laboratory of sorts. One case in point is the Giant Jumping Rat (Malagasy Giant Rat). It looks like a weird rabbit with stunted ears and a…
This photograph is from the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International
“One of the gorilla groups we monitor came upon a herd of buffalo in the forest today, which led to an hour-long but peaceful staring contest, before they all lost interest and went their own ways.”
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