This will be another week straight from my archive. These slides all came from the same Kodachrome box with mounts imprinted with the Kodak Olympic Press Center, so I know they were all taken in February 1988. This was the last time the Giant Pandas visited Calgary. The Giant Pandas will return in 2018 http://www.calgaryzoo.com/media-releases/return-panda-magic-confirmed The Giant Pandas are on a ten year loan to Canada with the first five years spent in Toronto.
In the best light…
Small mammals like Pikas can often be harder to photograph than large mammals like Elk and Bison. First off, they move faster. There is less to focus on. Even when you are close, they are still small in the viewfinder. So when the Pikas do stop for a moment, it’s time to fire the shutter. (more…)
More sad news from the Gulf Coast. – John