Rainbow colors

Regenboog lori - Rainbow lorikeet

There are so many beautiful colors in nature. There aren’t many animals that wear all of the primary colors with as much flair as rainbow lorikeet. They are busy and noisy, but also so beautiful! In several zoos they Read more

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Early birds

Crocus and bee

Early birds is a literal translation of the Dutch :”vroege vogels”. I’m not sure if it has the same meaning as it has in Dutch. For us it means the first ones to arrive.

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Baby faces

Berberaap baby - Barbary macaque (Apenheul 2014)

A blog full of “monkey” babies. They are always so sweet. Some species look a bit like wrinkly old men. This is especially true for baboons and macaques. Yet they are to melt. In recent years I have photographed Read more

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Emerging from the dark

Orang oetan - Orangutan (Apenheul 2014)

Old photos, new edits. Editing photos on a black or at least dark background remains fun. I took most of the photos with my old camera and first lens. Both not the quality I have now. Often there is Read more

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Den Alerdinck and the Colckhof in the snow

De Colckhof

Not photographed for almost 3 months. The last time was in Amersfoort Zoo. Lockdown and for now there is no prospect of a visit to a zoo. Such a pity. Then something else. Outside my comfort zone.

During a Read more

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2020 leftovers 2

Hudson-Bay-Wolf (Artis)

Lockdown, so no new photos. Time to go through my photos from 2020. From every visit, there are photos that don’t fit in to a post. I usually have a theme for a post. So now I’m posting leftovers. Read more

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The Guards of Wildlands

Stokstaartje - Meerkat

Meerkats are among the most perky animals you will encounter in a zoo. They are photographed a lot and also shared on social media. Because you see them so often, I sometimes pass them. But not in Wildlands. Because Read more

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2020 leftovers 1

Rode vari - Red ruffed lemur (Artis)

Lockdown, so no new photos. Time to go through my photos from 2020. From every visit, there are photos that don’t fit in to a post. I usually have a theme for a post. So now I’m posting leftovers. Read more

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Paddington, Baloo, Teddy and co.

Bruin beer - Brown bear (Dierenpark Amersfoort 2020)

A post with bears. Lots of different bears that I have photographed in the past 5 years. When there are bears in the zoo, I usually make an attempt to take pictures of them. They don’t often end up Read more

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