Monkey in Tree Not perfectly camouflaged, this monkey observes what's going on on the street.
Monkey FriendshipAlexander Maxelon2019-08-15T18:50:48+02:00
Monkey Friendship Two monkeys sit next to each other on a stone wall.
Lizard India has a diverse fauna. Besides big mammals like elephants and tigers there are also small reptiles like this lizard that rests on a stone in the Indian province Karnataka.
Hanging MonkeyAlexander Maxelon2019-08-15T19:08:39+02:00
Hanging Monkey Monkeys roam around all over India: on the streets, even in temples. This one hangs at the entrance of a temple and looks at the incoming visitors.
Sitting MonkeyAlexander Maxelon2019-08-15T19:17:51+02:00
Sitting Monkey India has a diverse fauna, not least the monkeys, which often run through temples or along the road. This primate observed the tourists passing it in the Virupaksha temple in a quite relaxed mood.
India’s DiversityAlexander Maxelon2019-08-15T19:19:38+02:00
India’s Diversity One of my favourite pictures that I took during my three-month summer stay in India in June 2019. Photographed in a temple complex of the UNESCO World Heritage site Hampi, it represents much of what India stands for. One aspect: the colours and the diversity associated with them. Each of the oncoming [...]
Koala In this picture, you can see arguably the laziest animal in the world. With a need to sleep of 21 hours a day, the koala is even more "lazy" than the sloth, which is why it is almost a rarity to see a specimen with open eyes like in this picture. The koala [...]
Sandhill CraneAlexander Maxelon2019-06-27T04:53:36+02:00
Sandhill Crane On the grounds of the Kennedy Space Centre on the east coast of Florida not far from Orlando, I spotted in the summer of 2015 not only countless rockets but also this Sandhill Crane. As we have been told, the wildlife poses a unique challenge to the scientists there, because before each [...]
The Diving DragonAlexander Maxelon2019-06-27T04:46:07+02:00
The Diving Dragon Halong Bay (In English "Bay of the Diving Dragon") in the north of Vietnam is a picturesque place known for its emerald green waters and thousands of towering limestone islands. As this picture shows impressively, the otherwise so breath-taking bay also has another side. In this picture, the sky blurs with [...]
Red DragonflyAlexander Maxelon2019-09-07T14:00:13+02:00
Red Dragonfly In the hustle and bustle of everyday life we like to overlook the small, but often even more spectacular details. It took some time to get this dragonfly with its red-orange colour in front of the camera lens on a bench in the Everglades Florida’s but resulted eventually in a spectacular macro [...]