Cry Wolf

By GillyB    
Still working through my images from a trip to California last January. This is a Mexican Wolf, Canis lupus baileyi, a small species of grey wolf found in the South Western USA and Mexico, hence the name.
I expect it would probably have my last upload for dinner Sad

Special thanks to Jenn and Lin for their UA's on my last upload.

Many thanks for taking a look at this one and as always any advice is always welcome.

Tags: Portraits California Mexican Wolf Canis lupus baileyi

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Comments


Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2012 5:54PM
Excellent capture! IB

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WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
15 Jul 2012 6:35PM
Beautifully lit with excellent detail, Gill.

Dave
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2012 6:49PM
Thank you Smile
Glyn1 7 4 1 England
15 Jul 2012 6:51PM
A cracker Gil, superb detail.

Glyn
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2012 6:52PM
Thank you Glyn Smile
KBan 11 493 4 England
15 Jul 2012 6:53PM
Scary................................Great detail Gill


Keith Grin
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
15 Jul 2012 6:55PM
Excellent portrait of this fine looking specimen of it's species.
Ronnie.
marktc Plus
5 86 14 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2012 7:02PM
Fantastic Gilly, the detail in his fur is just stunning.
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2012 7:03PM
Thanks guys!

Smile
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2012 7:58PM
The eyes do it for me GillSmile

Hope it wasn't the one used in that dodgy photo last year, jumping over the fenceWink


Adrian
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2012 8:03PM
I had forgotten about that Adrian and I think that was Mexico!...... at least there wasn't a fence in sight

Wink
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
15 Jul 2012 8:13PM
fantastic portrait!
fine texture and colours in the fur.
15 Jul 2012 8:56PM
Love the detail in the fur.....TongueTongue
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
15 Jul 2012 9:38PM
Superb Gill, your photography is superb too.
Ron.
JohnoP 11 2
15 Jul 2012 9:38PM
Superb portrait - great emotion in the eyes - John
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2012 9:50PM
Great image Gilly.
Because I live near Glasgow I can't help thinking
he's a Rangers Fan (known as Blue Noses).
They could do with some support right now.
Wonderful detail in fur.
KateGrin
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2012 10:18PM
Smile many thanks!
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
15 Jul 2012 10:43PM
He has that look--- think I would throw him and chicken and run!
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2012 10:46PM
I think I agree Jenn , there is intelligence in that look!

Thank you Smile
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
16 Jul 2012 6:04AM
Excellent capture with the details in this portrait

Peter
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2012 9:04AM
Thank you Smile
16 Jul 2012 6:23PM
Fantastic image Gill.
Paul
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
16 Jul 2012 9:32PM
A terrific detailed portrait of this handsome animal
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2012 1:17AM
Thank you Smile
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
17 Jul 2012 1:59PM
A beautiful looking animal and the crisp detail captured is fantastic. - gary
18 Jul 2012 7:34PM
Excellent portrait
AnneWorner 8 620 43 United States
25 Mar 2013 4:57PM
Your title: a play on the words of Mowat's book "Never Cry Wolf" - if you've not read it I recommend it highly.

The wolf is so important to our environment - the lessons of Yellowstone prove this.

A fine capture of the animal.

Anne

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