Denali Grizzly Sow & Cubs

At first there appeared to be just one bear near the road. A female Grizzly or sow. Then a little head appeared from behind a slight rise. A cub! But wait another little head appears!. Two little cubs were not too far from their mother. All were foraging for food but when Mum says to…

Denali Grizzlies

The mighty Grizzly Bear Ursus arctos horribilis. A huge and potentially ferocious apex predator that you just cannot help but admire. On average I was seeing around seven Grizzly Bears a day in Denali National Park. Over the few days I spent there I saw big boars, sows and cubs near and far. They were…

Spotting the Denali “Big 5”

Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska is a huge wilderness and wildlife preserve that offers amazing scenery and opportunities to see large and small North American wildlife up close and from afar (depending on your luck). This is a place I have always wanted to go to and I am happy to say that during my recent…

Panda Bears and so much more at the San Diego Zoo!

BABY PANDA!!!! Now that I have you attention lets focus on what the massive San Diego Zoo has to offer (it spans 100 acres!). Yes Panda Bears for one – they have four, including a very cute baby male called Xiao Liwu who was born on July 29th, 2012. The adults are  Bai Yun, Gao Gao and Yun Zi. But these are just a…

The Great Bears Of Canada

Originally posted on Deano's Travels:
In October/November 2006 I travelled to Canada from Australia in the hopes of seeing all 3 Bear species of the great north. The Black Bear, Grizzly Bear and Polar Bear. My timing was planned to coincide before the Grizzlies went into hibernation and just as the Polar Bears were…

Woodland Park Zoo: Excellence in wildlife conservation

November 20th, 2011 Sunday was looking like the last good weather day for a while so I decided to head over to the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle’s Phinney Ridge neighbourhood. I have not been to a zoo for a while and prefer to see animals in the wild, but zoo’s do provide a great place…

Yellowstone National Park…..truly a natural wonder

September 13th, 2011 Idaho to Montana After an early morning flight from Seattle I touched down on time in Boise, Idaho. At the airport were lined up a number of Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft of the Idaho Air National Guard, and when I was picking up my hire car a McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet was landing…