Category Archives: Zoo

Sebastian James the Puffin

While visiting the National Zoo we saw a collection of Art that was created using plastic that was collected from ocean beaches by volunteers. This is one example of the sculptures created by Washed Ashore Org to make people aware of the impact that their waste has on wildlife.
Puffin sculpture created with plastic  gathered from the ocean shore.
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Tamron 18-200 mm f3.5-6.3 lens, focal length 19.2 mm, ISO 100, 1/160 sec at f/5.6, hand held. Processed using Lightroom CC2015 and Photoshop CC2015.

Dusky Titi Monkey

This black colored monkey can be seen in the Amazonia Habitat at the National Zoo. They can be hard to see as they move among the trees in the Habitat.Dusky Titi Monkey sitting on a branch

Image Captured with a Nikon D300 Camera, Nikon 80-400 mm f/4.5-5.6 lens, focal Length 80 mm, ISO 1600, 1/60 sec at f/5.0, hand held. Noise removed using Nik Dfine 2.0.

What was that? (Sumatran Tiger Cubs)

The cubs were play and in this image it appears that one of them has heard a noise and looked around with a “What was that” look on its face. Sumatran tiger cubs born, August 5, 2013, at the National Zoo. (Dec. 1, 2013).Two tiger cubs standing next to each other with one looking back over its shoulder.

Image Captured with a Nikon D300 Camera, Nikon 80-400 mm f/4.5-5.6 lens, focal Length 350 mm, ISO 400, 1/160 sec at f/5.6, hand held. Noise removed using Nik Dfine 2.0.

Sumatran Tiger Cub Getting In Trouble With Mom

This cub was walking the wall next to the moat in the Tiger habitat when mom got up to correct his behavior and send him back to safer ground. Sumatran tiger cubs born, August 5, 2013, at the National Zoo. (Dec. 1, 2013).Sumatran Tiger Cub walking a wall.

Image Captured with a Nikon D300 Camera, Nikon 80-400 mm f/4.5-5.6 lens, focal Length 180 mm, ISO 400, 1/400 sec at f/5.3, hand held. Noise removed using Nik Dfine 2.0.