Entries Tagged ‘Conservation Photography’:

A New Great Ape Discovered

Filed in Articles, In the Press on Nov.02, 2017

Fascinating news released today from Sumatra, a new Great Ape Species has been discovered on the Indonesia island of Sumatra named  – The Tapanuli Orangutan Pongo tapanuliensis.  A team of Indonesian and international scientists have demonstrated that the Tapanuli orangutan, Pongo tapanuliensis, is genetically and morphologically distinct from both Bornean (Pongo pygmaeus) and Sumatran orangutans (Pongo abelii), and is therefore a separate species.

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Birdfair 2017 – Inspiring Others

Filed in Articles, Events on Aug.20, 2017

I have just returned from a couple of wonderful days at this years British Birdwatching Fair in Rutland. It was my first time there as an speaker after many years going as a visitor and an exhibitor back in 2010. I was invited there by the fair itself  to do my talk “Conservation with a Camera” The talk covered how I use my camera too help wildlife here in the UK and around the world.  My talk went down really well I thought with lots of interest and questions from the audience afterwards.

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Durrells Underhogs

Filed in Articles, In the Press on May.12, 2017

After a few days in a specially built holding area the door was pulled back and a family of captive born Pygmy Hogs took their first steps into the wild. They paused for a moment, then the adult male led them all out. This was the image that captured that moment I still remember fondly from last May in Assam, India. Critically endangered in the wild this breeding program is trying to ensure these wonderful and enduring Pygmy Hogs don’t go extinct.

Craig Jones Wildlife Photography

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