Top Wildlife Sites of the World: In Pictures

In his latest book, Top Wildlife Sites of the World (New Holland Publishers) – co-authored with his wife, Natalie – photographer Will Burrard-Lucas captures the beauty of wildlife spots that have inspired him.

An orangutan family swinging through the rainforest, Tanjung Puting National Park, Kalimantan, Indonesia.

An orangutan family swings through the rainforest in Tanjung Puting National Park, Kalimantan, Indonesia.

A European brown bear in the forests of Finland, near the border with Russia.

A European brown bear in the forests of Finland, near the border with Russia.

Komodo Dragon by Will Burrard-Lucas

A large Komodo dragon investigating the author’s camera, Komodo Island, Indonesia.

Penguins showering under a freshwater spring to wash off the sea salt and dirt from the nesting colony, Falkland Islands.

Penguins showering under a freshwater spring to wash off the sea salt and dirt, Falkland Islands.

A young leopard investigating BeetleCam (a remote-controlled buggy for a DSLR camera, used to take wide-angle photos of potentially dangerous wild animals), South Luangwa, Zambia.

A young leopard investigating BeetleCam (a remote-controlled buggy for a DSLR camera, used to take wide-angle photos of potentially dangerous wild animals), South Luangwa, Zambia.

An oryx/gemsbok photographed at sunset. NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namibia.

An oryx/gemsbok photographed at sunset, NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namibia.

 

African wild dogs photographed using BeetleCam in South Luangwa, Zambia.

African wild dogs photographed using BeetleCam in South Luangwa, Zambia.

Elephants photographed with a remote camera-buggy (BeetleCam). South Luangwa National Park, Zambia.

Elephants photographed with BeetleCam, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia.

ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHER

Will Burrard-Lucas has always had a love of Africa, having spent some of his childhood on the continent. After his formative years in his native UK, he travelled extensively around the continent, capturing its natural beauty, which inspired his book. Natalie Burrard-Lucas is a doctor, a writer and a keen traveller, who often joins her husband on his expeditions. Together, the Burrard-Lucases have put together a book that illustrates their 32 favourite wildlife destinations around the world. Will designs and creates gadgets to obtain the best visuals. Primrose, their daughter, is the latest addition to their adventure-loving family.

Will Burrard-Lucas in action. All images courtesy Will Burrard-Lucas.

Will Burrard-Lucas in action. All images courtesy Will Burrard-Lucas.

This article appears in the August issue of Sawubona magazine. Download here, for free.

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