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AN INTREPID photographer has traversed the globe to capture some of the planet’s most dangerous and elusive animals - as they have never been seen before. Will thinks nothing of facing down angry gorillas in the Congo or spending weeks in the freezing Ethiopian mountains to snap an elusive wolf. Will is also pioneering the use of robot-mounted cameras, indispensable for getting up close to Africa’s largest and fiercest creatures, including lions, rhinos and elephants. For more information about “Top Wildlife Sites of the World” go to http://amzn.to/1TkRngu
A COMICAL-looking bird had a lucky escape after being kidnapped by Indian black magic poachers. The juvenile dusky eagle owl had its talons trimmed off by two men who intended to illegally sell its body parts. In India, owls are considered lucky and are still poached for their bones and blood due to outdated religious beliefs. The distressed creature was spotted by a concerned animal lover in a village in Agra, in north India, who alerted charity Wildlife SOS.