Photograph by for // What is your spirit animal? I have many, but this encounter with the elusive, rare, and shy Kermode Bear (or Spirit Bear) was one of the most beautiful and powerful experiences I have ever had in nature.
British Columbia, Canada, In a moss-draped rain forest in British Columbia, towering red cedars live a thousand years, and black bears have white coats. They are known to the local people as spirit bears. (Photo by Paul Nicklen via National Geographic)
In actress Tippi Hedren ("The Birds"), established the Shambala Preserve in California’s Mojave Desert, a wildlife sanctuary for lions and tigers. This lions name is Togar. He was brought to the sanctuary but had never been around any other lions.
Sony world photography awards entries “A white fallow deer standing in the morning mist an early morning in Eifel National Park, Germany. One hardly dares to move – can only look fascinated.” Photo by Georg May, Germany