Mario, wild orangutan Borneo

Orangutan are an almost exclusively arboreal species, so the glimpse we got of this teenage male named Mario, early in the morning from our riverboat, was an extraordinary treat.

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Wildlife Photo portrait of a Cheetah at Orana Wildlife Park

Where the wild things are

Visiting Orana Park offers a unique opportunity for the self-assignment of exercising your photography skills because in the wild animals are difficult to approach, predicting their actions is hit and miss, whereas the animals at Orana Park are not perturbed when viewed from quite close up and because there are mostly no bars or cages so capturing great images of them in interesting situations just takes a little patience to be in the right place at the right time.

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