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Doing something different with wildlife photography


mikehit e2
5 6.8k 11 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 10:01AM
The discussions about birds-on-a-stick was brought home when I read this article. It sort fo mixes widlife and portraiture:




http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/southafrica/9803037/South-African-woman-gored-by-rhino-after-posing-for-photo.html

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discreetphoton e2
10 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 10:15AM
I guess most people wouldn't expect to be gored by a robin though...
GlennH 9 1.9k 1 France
16 Jan 2013 10:35AM

Quote:I guess most people wouldn't expect to be gored by a robin though...


No, but robins as I recall are notoriously aggressive towards one another, sometimes fighting to the death.
arhb e2
7 2.4k 68 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 10:35AM
No, but it'll peck your eyes out Wink
User_Removed 4 4.6k 1 Scotland
16 Jan 2013 10:46AM
A good example of Darwin's Theory of natural selection, I think.

Some attributes are best removed from the Homo Sapiens gene pool.

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icphoto 13 1.5k England
16 Jan 2013 11:18AM
What a bunch of Muppets if you ask me! I could not think of anything more stupid to do as this, what on Earth were they and their Guide thinking of?
puertouk 3 1.1k 17 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 12:29PM
Captive animals around our homes attack, so what the hell do you expect when near wild dangerous animals.
GazzaG2003 11 252 England
16 Jan 2013 12:40PM
absolutely crazy thing to do.
KNS 5 106 2 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 1:11PM
We see similar cases on a monthly basis - particularly with relation to deer, and seals....

Deer hold an obvious danger, seals have a toxic bite....
adrian_w e2
7 3.4k 4 Scotland
16 Jan 2013 2:29PM

Quote:A good example of Darwin's Theory of natural selection, I think.

Some attributes are best removed from the Homo Sapiens gene pool.

.



Yes but it's the guide who even suggested it that should be removed from the gene pool.
StrayCat e2
10 15.0k 2 Canada
16 Jan 2013 7:04PM
This sort of thing happens in Canada in Banf and Jasper National Parks on a regular basis, usually with elk and grizzlies.

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