Golden Lion Tamarin. Extremely quick animals; hard to photograph in low light. Luckily, this one rested for a few seconds near the skylight at the top of its enclosure.
[Toronto Zoo, Toronto]
Great clarity and I really admire the composition.
16 Mar 2009 7:33am
Wow !! Amazing shot, bravo !
16 Mar 2009 7:38am
Great shot.. love the expression on his face.. looks as if he is trying to break out of his enclosure :).
16 Mar 2009 9:36am
Nice catch. Cool photo and sleek beastie.
16 Mar 2009 10:06am
Nice shot and amazing colours. A couple of questions. 1: It seems to be at the top of it's enclosure, it clearly is not big enough to hold it so what keeps him inside, is there something outside as well like a fence. 2. Where were you standing when you took this shot?
16 Mar 2009 10:32am
@Navin Harish: Thanks, Navin! I think it's a little hard to explain, but anyway, there's a glass or plastic screen over the top - just above his head in the photo. Good thing too, because it's very cold outside. That's snow you see covering the skylight. I'm standing outside the enclosure, shooting through glass.
That's a beautiful shot...!
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16 Mar 2009 8:06pm
Yes, I remember having trouble with the speed these move at . . seldom still. You did real well here.
16 Mar 2009 9:06pm
that poor thing, you can sense his suffering. great work.
16 Mar 2009 10:02pm
I read of a donkey which collected stones for a long periond of time before he began throughing it on the visitors. Was is he planning? // Strong expression and the colors are beautiful.
19 Mar 2009 8:45am
@Lucca: Thanks, Beate! Donkey or monkey? If I were put in a zoo, I'm sure I'd do the same.
Incredible image! I had never seen or heard about this kind of monkey before. By the way, it is impressive the expression of its face.
19 Mar 2009 9:23pm
oops sorry, monkey! Poor guy he is.
21 Mar 2009 8:46am
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