Posted September 24, 2018 12:38:08 The ‘magic island’ of Australia is the perfect place to get in on the action of the most beautiful animal life on Earth, and the photographers behind it are among the world’s best.
While many of the animals that you might see in Australia are native to the country’s wild lands, many are also born on the islands.
These are often referred to as ‘nature photographers’, but the term actually has a long and colourful history, stretching back to ancient times.
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, photographers from all over the world would flock to the islands to capture a variety of exotic and unusual creatures, and as they did so, they would share their images on film.
These images have become incredibly popular among the general public, and since the early 2000s, there have been many iconic shots of wildlife, including koalas, sea turtles, giant pandas, and more.
The iconic images of animals that were captured on Australian soil include koales, giant tortoises, elephants, giraffes, and even the iconic Tasmanian devil, all born on an Australian island.
But it wasn’t just Australia’s wildlife that would be photographed.
Animals from around the world were captured by photographers, including elephants, tigers, and rhinos, as well as more exotic creatures such as wild boars and foxes.
The animals in the images that were created by the ‘magic islands’ of New Zealand and South Africa were among the most sought-after by collectors, and they have since become one of the world ‘best-known’ locations for exotic animals.
These images of koalae were created in the 1920s and 1930s by British photographer Charles Darwin, who spent years capturing the animals in their native habitat.
Darwin’s life and work are still taught in schools and universities, and he has also written numerous books on the subject, including ‘Life on the Island’.
But Darwin wasn’t the only one to capture these creatures on his island.
Another photographer, Robert Bresson, captured a variety more exotic animals, including tigers and other large carnivores, on his home island of Cape Breton, Canada.
In fact, the most famous animals in these pictures are not native to Australia, but are found all over South America, and in Africa, Asia, and North America.
In this image, for example, the white rhinoceros is shown at a location on the island of Mozambique, which is home to one of Africa’s largest rhinos.
And while the animals are not all native to New Zealand, they are often photographed in New Zealand.
Here, a white rhino is captured on the western side of the island, and a black rhino on the eastern side of Port Hedland.
As for the most exotic animals captured by wildlife photographers, there are few that have captured the imaginations of the general populace.
In fact, it’s one of nature’s most beautiful things to see, and so, when it comes to the most fascinating animals, photographers such as Robert Bresseson are always on the hunt for a new and exotic creature to capture.
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