Author Archives: Sean Crane

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Verreaux’s Sifaka

First off, thanks everyone for the kind words on yesterday’s post. Much appreciated. As for today, well, I’ve been in quite a lemur mood lately and have been thinking a lot about my trip to […]

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National Wildlife Federation Photo Contest

I’ve posted this photo before, but I was just notified that it took second place in the National Wildlife Federation’s annual photo contest in the Baby Animals category, so I figured I’d repost. The NWF […]

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Two Bald Eagles

Just a simple shot today of two bald eagles surveying their territory atop a pine tree in Lake Clark National Park, Alaska. Both male and female bald eagles are very similar in appearance. The females, […]

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Red-Eyed Tree Frog in Heliconia Flower

I like this side view of a red-eyed tree frog because it displays all the nice blue areas that can be found on the legs, sides, upper arms, and around the eyeballs. The frog was […]

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Sea Otter Stretch

Another from Morro Bay. This time the otter is doing some stretching exercises. When they stretch, it always looks like they’re either praying, clapping or trying to shoot a free throw without a ball. Nikon […]

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Male Proboscis Monkey

It’s been a few years since I’ve posted one of these beauties — truly one of the most interesting looking, shall we say, creatures on the planet. At least the female is spared the potato […]

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Brown Bear Fishing

This bear was up and at it first thing in the morning, taking advantage of a low tide to do some fishing for breakfast. Lake Clark National Park in Alaska. Nikon D500 with Nikkor 200-400mm […]

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Dik Dik

The dik dik is one of the smallest of the African antelope species. And when I say small I mean that these guys aren’t much larger than a jackrabbit in size. This one was spotted […]

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Asian Elephant

The Asian elephant is smaller than the African elephant. Still, at 4 tons and 21 feet long, they aren’t exactly petite. This individual was a working elephant, used by the mahouts in Sumatra, Indonesia, as […]

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White-Footed Sportive Lemur

Going through my lemur photos last week, I came across this guy, a white-footed sportive lemur. I never noticed just how thick that black eye liner could be, nor how sweet their faces could be. […]

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More Sea Otter Babies

As promised, here’s another sea otter mom with pup. This time from a considerably lower angle. This little pup kept venturing out its own, but never got far before mom pulled it back in. When […]

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Ring-Tailed Lemur in Tree

Ring-tailed lemurs spend most of their time on the ground, but they also like to climb trees — especially when there’s plenty of fruit to eat. Photographed on the extreme southern tip of Madagascar at […]

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