Someone Put A GoPro In An Owl’s Nest; Owlets Give It An Adorably Thorough Investigation

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We’re all getting a little anxious to get our hands on a the new GoPro 4, so, while you’re waiting, here is another installment of adorable animal footage captured with a GoPro to serve as a little inspiration. This time the team over at AS Goprod helps us get acqauntaied with a curious owl and her nest of fledglings that are impossibly adorable. The clever photographer must have noticed the owls nest and secured a GoPro onto the branch directly in front of the nest. (Note to self: put GoPro in front of owls nest.) 

The footage the photographer was able capture of the highly inquisitive birds is perfect beyond words, take a look:

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Photographer Creates Surreal Photos Of Homeless Dogs, Helps Them Find A New Home

Budapest based photographer and artist Sarolta Bán wanted to put her talent and social impact to a good use. Over the years her surreal  style drove a following of over 124,000 Facebook fan and now she is giving something back to the community.

Photographer Creates Surreal Photos Of Homeless Dogs, Helps Them Find A New Home

Ban is using her talent to aid sheltered dogs find a new home by taking their photos and recomposing them into surreal works of art.

The project asks for photos of animals in need of shelter. Ban will then create a wonderful composite of him/her/it to raise visibility for adoption and will later award the photo to anyone who adopts the dog. On the project page she shares: [Read more...]

Beautiful Photos Of Cocks Taken In A Beauty Pageant

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Photographer Ernest Goh is probably most known for his special way with animals. His fish photography book, simply called The Fish Book, gives a phenomenal, and quite humanizing view on the aquatic. For his next book – Cocks – Singaporean photographer turns his lens on Chicken Beauty Pageants, making those feathery animals look as human and emotive as the boy next door.

Ernest goes on a quest for searching beautiful chickens. Ayam Seramas are a specific type of chickens used as ornaments and bred for their beauty. Ernest followed their growth path from hatching at expert chicken farmers all the way to them being displayed at special Beauty Pageants. [Read more...]

Sea Eagle Steals Camera, Goes Home, Takes A Selfie

Meanwhile in Australia….

An eagle abducted a camera that was set to monitor fresh-water crocodiles in Margaret River. This was a motion triggered camera set by the rangers to try and capture some footage of fresh water. The camera went missing in May.

Sea Eagle Steals Camera, Goes Home, Takes A Selfie

Fast forward to November – six months later – and the rangers got a call from a Parks and Wildlife ranger from Mary river – some 100 km away – who found the camera.

Being a motion triggered camera, the device took several 30 seconds sequences of the journey, ending with the eagle placing the camera on the ground and trying to peck it -actually taking several selfies. [Read more...]