Endangered. Western Lowland Gorillas inhabit dark and dense rainforest. They live in groups of upto 22 with one dominant male . Their main threats are Leopards,and hunted for their meat,and trophies ( souvenir ). One other killer is a virus called Ebola. This image was taken at Bristol zoo.
The Snow Leopard has become Endangered, living in high mountains of Central Asia,the,Himalaya mountian range. Living on wild sheep & ibex, shame that Poaching for their pelts and body parts used for tradtional medicine, has such a decline on a beautiful animal. This photo was taken at WHF, Smarden in Kent.
Widespread in Europe, and also been introduction into Brition. The Little Owl is small,chunky, flat-headed and short-tailed. Shortish round wings,barred brown & cream, and is Declining
The otter is starting to make a come back to our riverways, after almost being wipe out
The buzzard is the most common raptor in the uk. And it is an impressive bird to watch,and can be seen sat on telegraph poles and fence post. Feeds on small mammals,rabbits eathworms;birds and dead meat including road kill rabbits ect.
Taken at the British Wildlife Centre, it is the native European squirrel,but has declined in modern times.Most often found in large conifer forests
Taken at the British Wildlife Centre, what a cute animal, look like he / she trying to disguise itself
The British Wilflife Centre is a great day out for taken photographs, of native animals in their environment http://www.britishwildlifecentre.co.uk/
Helvellyn is the third highest fell in the Lake District Cumbria. Helvellyn summit is 3,117 ft. My wife, Sue and I took 2hrs to climb to the summit only to find it cover in mist and could not see the views. The picture was taken on the way back down when the mist clear, of a cairn looking over a reservoir