The saiga antelope is a critically endangered antelope that originally inhabited a vast area of the Eurasian steppe zone. The saiga is recognizable by an extremely unusual, over-sized, flexible nose structure, the proboscis.
Black panther carrying her cub great shot here to see the pattern on the mother's coat. Panthers aren't a breed they are a coat color that occurs among Leopards and Jaguars. They are black with black spots. This looks to be a Jaguar.
I love the strong emotions in this picture. Typically the lioness is the one in charge, the one who hunts and takes care of the babies but here she surrenders, gives up her power momentarily to engage to the lion's sweet play.
We underestimate the intelligence (and ability to feel emotions) of animals.Watch these elephants mourn over a fallen friend. Incredible look at how intelligent, understanding and emotional elephants are