Animals are natural posers and make beautiful pictures. The cards of the Fauna theme highlight the stances of four very different creatures in different settings.
Naturally - Elephant Rock, Yala National Park, Sri Lanka
A unique moment captured as an elephant in the foreground, spontaneously poses in front of a natural elephant-shaped rock formation, in the background. Amazingly, the live elephant positions itself right in line with the rock! A true picture of harmonious Nature at the Yala National Park, Sri Lanka
Pensive - Royal Brunei Polo & Riding Club, Brunei
What can be going on in the mind of this horse, bred in captivity? Does it know that its riders belong to a royal family, one of the richest in the world? Whatever its thoughts, it keeps calm and chews on. Some of the best polo horses in the world are found in the stables of the Royal Brunei Polo and Riding Club.
Starlight - Bohol, The Philippines
Clear blue sea waters bring to light treasures in the form of various sea-creatures. The sun, sea and sand, playfully, join hands with an indigo starfish to create ‘a shining, shimmering, splendid’ underwater world. At a beach in Bohol, a popular tourist destination known for its Chocolate Hills and indigenous Philippine Tarsier, the world’s smallest primates.
Arm Candy - Bohol Butterfly Sanctuaries, The Philippines
A twist to the arm and a butterfly mistakes it to be a candy to taste! Maybe the candied beauty of the lady attracts the butterfly in the same way a flower does. The Bohol Butterfly Sanctuaries conserve over 300 species native to the island of Bohol.