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WHAT ๐Ÿ˜‡ does FRIENDSHIP โฃ๏ธmean to YOU?! ๐Ÿฆ’ #giraffelover This #animalpicture ๐Ÿ“ธ by @amivitale certainly reminds โฑ โ›ฑ us how friendship ๐Ÿงก between humans ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ and animals ๐Ÿฏ ๐ŸŒฟ can look like #animalencounter โ€ผ๏ธ It was taken in Kenya, at the Sarara Camp. ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿœ It lies in the northern frontier of Kenya, ๐Ÿ–ผ in the Namunyak #wildlifeconservation , an area of 850,000 acres ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒพ of pristine wilderness. ๐Ÿฆโšก๏ธ#wildlifetour The savannah ๐ŸŒ• plains ๐ŸŒฑ and lush mountain โ›ฐ slopes are home to elephant, ๐Ÿ˜leopard, ๐Ÿ†#reticulatedgiraffe ๐Ÿฆ’, wild dog ๐Ÿ• and kudu ๐ŸฆŒin ever increasing numbers. ๐Ÿ’ฅ This remote and dramatic landscape โ™จ๏ธ is also home to the local Samburu people โ˜„๏ธ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฟโ€๐Ÿฆฑwhose age-old traditions, ๐Ÿ‘including the famous โ€˜singing wellsโ€™ ๐Ÿ—ฃ ๐Ÿ’ฌ are as much a part of the fabric of this land as the #animalwildlife . ๐ŸŒด๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ’ ๐ŸŒ If you like to see more of this follow @animalsaroundtheglobe_official or tag us #animalsaroundtheglobe
WHO โš ๏ธ would DIVE ๐ŸŒ ๐Ÿ’™with SPERM Whales โ‰๏ธ๐Ÿคช #whalediving This crazy #underwaterphotography ๐Ÿ”ต was taken ๐Ÿ“ธ by @keriwilk when diving with #spermwhales ๐Ÿณ ๐Ÿ Did you know that the #spermwhale ๐Ÿ  or cachalot is the largest of the toothed โšก๏ธ #whalers and the LARGEST toothed predator in the world? ๐ŸŒ #underwaterlove Sperm whales๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ”ธ do not have many predators, โœ–๏ธ#killerwhales (orcas) ๐Ÿค๐Ÿ–คare known to have attacked sperm whales and occasionally sharks; ๐Ÿฆˆ but since the early 1700s ๐Ÿ” ๐Ÿ“šby a large the most serious predator of sperm whales has been homo sapiens! โŒ๐Ÿšธ #savewhales #whaleconservation ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿณ @animalsaroundtheglobe_official #animalsaroundtheglobe
MPALA one of the two #elephant๐Ÿ˜ calfโ€™s๐Ÿ‘ถ in the procure, has been released back into the wild ๐ŸŒณ ๐Ÿ’ชafter being in the #elephantsantuary @r.e.s.c.u.e in Kenya ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช for 2.5 years of his 3 year ๐Ÿ—“ long life. We wish MPALA all the best ๐ŸŽˆ #inthewilderness ! #elephantlovers The @r.e.s.c.u.e Reteti Elephant Sanctuary ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽ‹ is situated in the remote Mathews Range โ›ฐ among Kenyaโ€™s second largest elephant population. It takes in #orphaned elephant calves with an aim to release them back into the wild herds ๐ŸŒโ˜€๏ธ adjoining the Sanctuary. This is the result of a widely recognised and expanding grassroots ๐ŸŒฑ movement of community-driven conservation across #northernkenya ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช ; #elephantconservation a movement that is growing new ๐ŸŽ†economies, transforming lives and conserving natural resources. #kenyaphotography #kenyans Thanks @amivitale for these #amazingphotos #saveelephant #animalencounter #animalsaroundtheglobe #animalsaroundtheworld
Would you DIVE ๐Ÿ”ต๐ŸŸฃ with TIGER ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฆˆ sharks?! ๐Ÿคช - - What an INCREDIBLE ๐Ÿฉธ #underwaterexperience captured ๐Ÿ“ธ by @jferraragallery w/ @bobcatlisa at #tigerbeach ๐Ÿ - - It's the Bahamas, ๐Ÿ–, that has earned a special place ๐Ÿ—บin the #sharklovers heart. ๐Ÿ’™ - Known for their beautiful stripes ใ€ฝ๏ธand broad, flat heads, #tigersharks ๐Ÿ’ฅ are the second most-dangerous #sharkeys in the ocean, with great whites coming in at No. 1. ๐ŸŒŽ ๐Ÿ‘€ - Do you love #underwateranimals ? โœจ FOLLOW @animalsaroundtheglobe_official for more ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ’™ - #animalsaroundtheglobe
OUR FRIENDS the lemurs ๐Ÿ’ visiting our other friends ๐Ÿ‘ซ@vet_travel_wildlife on a #canoetrip ๐Ÿ›ถin #madagascar๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Lemurs used to be as big as GORILLAS ๐Ÿฆ! ๐Ÿ˜ฏ #savethelemurs Lemurs ๐Ÿ’ share resemblance with other primates, but evolved #independently from monkeys and apes. Due to Madagascar's ๐ŸŒด highly seasonal climate ๐Ÿฅต , lemur evolution has produced a level of species diversity rivaling that of any other #primates ๐Ÿต . Until shortly after humans ๐Ÿ‘จ arrived on the island around 2,000 years ago ๐ŸŒ , there were lemurs as large as a male gorilla ๐Ÿฆ . Most species have been discovered or promoted to full species status since the 1990s. #lemursofinstagram #lemure #ringtailedlemur are probably the most well-known of all the different types of lemur because King ๐Ÿ‘‘ Julien from the #madagascarmovie is one. Ring tailed lemurs spend more than a third of their time on the ground ๐Ÿ‚ , more than any other lemur species. They are #sunbather โ˜€๏ธ in the mornings to warm themselves up. You will see ๐Ÿ‘€ them sitting with their arms outstretched, like they are sun-worshipping ๐ŸŒž . They live for up to 15 years #inthewilderness ๐ŸŒณ #animalencounter #everydaymadagascar #animalsaroundtheglobe #animalsaroundtheworld
How AWESOME ๐Ÿ’› is THIS? ๐Ÿฆง๐ŸŒฟ#animalfriendship A orangutan ๐Ÿฆงoffering a helping hand to a man, ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปwho is struggling to walk through snake-infested water๐Ÿ, has won millions of hearts. ๐Ÿงก#saveorangutan The adorable moment โœจ was captured at Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOS) in Indonesia. ๐ŸŒ#orangutanfreedom The picture was clicked photographer @anil_t_prabhakar ๐Ÿ“ธ , who was in the area to take a #animalsafari ๐ŸŒฑwith his friends. #animalfriend He posted it on Instagram โš ๏ธ, โ€œLet me help you?: Once Humanity dying in Mankind, sometime animals are guiding us back to our basics.โ€ โ€ผ๏ธโœ… #animalencounter THANK YOU ANIL - for showing the connection between animals and humans ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿงก #animalsaroundtheglobe #animalsaroundtheworld
Letโ€™s CELEBRATE ๐Ÿฅณ the LOVE ๐Ÿ’šfor animals ๐Ÿพ and nature ๐ŸŒฑ with this cute #koala๐Ÿจ Do you know @jungle_doctor ? ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ She is one great example๐ŸŸฃ of the great work and dedication๐Ÿ’ช people put in during the #australianbushfires ๐Ÿ”ฅ Chloe is a 29-year-old Australian veterinarian ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ who is passionate about species conservation ๐Ÿƒand wildlife medicine. ๐Ÿ #koalabears She is fortunate to have lived โšก๏ธand worked in some of the worldsโ€™ most remote and exotic locations ๐Ÿ•ธ๐ŸŒŽ. #koalasofinstagram From spending a year on Australiaโ€™s magical Lord Howe Island, ๐Ÿto working with endangered puffins in a remote corner of Iceland, ๐Ÿ”living and working with the Masai communities of Northern Tanzania, โ›บ๏ธand treating critically endangered orangutans in the jungles of central Borneo.๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿฆง #koalalove WE SAY THANK YOU CHLOE! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ #animalsaroundtheglobe
LOOKS DANGEROUS โŒright? In fact, the #carribbean ๐ŸŒด #reefshark ๐Ÿฆˆ has never been involved in a #fatalshark . Accordingly diving and swimming with them is considered #completely safeโœ…. Despite its abundance in certain areas, the Caribbean reef shark ๐Ÿฆˆ is one of the least-studied large sharks. They are believed to play a major role in shaping Caribbean reef communities #reefsafe These sharks are more active at night ๐ŸŒŒ, with no evidence of seasonal changes in activity or migration. Juveniles tend to remain in a localized area throughout the year, while adults ๐Ÿง‘ range over a wider area. THE #sleeping๐Ÿ˜ด sharks Caribbean reef sharks are sometimes seen resting #motionless on the sea ๐ŸŒŠ floor or inside caves; it is the first active shark species in which such a behavior was reported. In 1975, Eugenie Clark investigated the famed "sleeping sharks" inside the caves at Isla Mujeres off the Yucatan Peninsula, and determined that the sharks were not actually asleep as their eyes would follow divers. Clark speculated that freshwater upwellings inside the caves might loosen parasites on the sharks and produce an enjoyable "narcotic" effect. If threatened, Caribbean reef sharks sometimes perform a threat display, in which they swim in a short, jerky fashion with frequent changes in direction and repeated, brief (1โ€“1.2 second duration) drops of the pectoral fins. This display is less pronounced than the better-known display of the grey reef shark ๐Ÿฆˆ #sharklovers like @oceanramsey and @juansharks are supporting the protection of sharks through #sharkawareness Spread the love for #lovesharks #animalsaroundtheglobe #animalsaroundtheworld
WAKING UP to a giraffe ๐Ÿฆ’ strolling by the pool ๐Ÿ’งThanks #incrediblenature ! ๐Ÿ˜ฒ The #giraffee is the #tallest mammal in the world, standing at around 4-5m high, and the tallest giraffes ever recorded have been up to 5.9m. Thatโ€™s over a meter higher than a #doubledeckerbus ๐ŸšŒ . It shouldnโ€™t come as a huge surprise that such a #largeanimal weighs quite a lot as well โ€“ up to 1900kg, which is more than most cars ๐Ÿš—! A #fullygrown giraffe ๐Ÿฆ’ can raise or lower its head by up to 5m, so it might actually #passout were it not for a dense network of fine capillaries (the โ€˜rete mirabileโ€™) that cushions its brain against rapid changes in #bloodpressure To learn more about Giraffes ๐Ÿฆ’ and where to find them take a look ๐Ÿ‘€ at We say #giraffelove and #giraffefamily #animalsaroundtheglobe #animalsaroundtheworld