December 29, 2017
Wild View’s 10 Most Popular Posts from 2017
- as seen by -Julie Larsen
We received so many great photos of wildlife this past year.
And they all had incredible stories behind them. We hope you enjoyed seeing them as much as we did. These were the ones that really resonated: our 10 most read stories from the past 12 months. Not seeing your favorite? Let us know what we missed.
The bison famous for surviving a lightning strike (aptly named “Sparky”) has a girlfriend. –Julie Larsen Maher
Our most recent western lowland gorilla birth at the the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo was a special one. –Sabrina Squillari
Ernie, a gorilla at the Bronx Zoo, is one of the largest silverbacks in North America. –Kate McMahon
During its past 40 years of operation, the monorail has provided visitors with a unique experience to go into the animals’ world. –Sana Masood
Recorders pick up sounds from a number of marine mammal species, including the knocking sounds made by male walrus. –Ricardo Antunes
We watched one little elephant practicing his skills on a log. He tried to pick it up with his tiny trunk. –Bricken Sparacino
Like giant pandas, red pandas mainly eat bamboo, occasionally snacking on nuts, fruits, and other assorted items. –Nora Beirne
Like the world’s other 22 species of vultures, the cinereous vultures’ survival is challenged in an ever-changing environment. –David Oehler
The merlins pursue at a steady, furious pace; their sharp wings rowing like oars across the open sky. –Jonathan C. Slaght
As we carefully examined our latest camera trap shots, we were suddenly chilled to see a pair of uncanny round eyes staring back at us from one of them. –Altangerel Sukhbaatar