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:star:Like my photos? I now have my very own website! I will post all my zoo trips here and many more shots than I post on DA...

Python Dragon by Shadow-and-Flame-86

:star:Thanks to everyone for the birthday wishes!:star:

Here is a feature for all the lovely people that sent me messages (either here or on FB!) thanks so much guys, it really made me smile to read them :hug:

Lionheart by AmandaDrage Jake by AmandaDrage Moody Blue by AmandaDrage

Dolphin profiles - Suku by namu-the-orca Narwhal sketch by namu-the-orca Beluga mother's love by namu-the-orca

Lalama by CetaSoul Touch the Sky! by CetaSoul Orcinus orca by CetaSoul

HDR... filters by iytj Alien by iytj yes,i'm very cute! by iytj

A young Otter by EthanRedOtter Taughannock Falls in winter by EthanRedOtter Oliver, Nora, and Leva by EthanRedOtter

 Autumn leaves by sylverface Dragonfly by sylverface Blue tit by sylverface

Water sparks by Andorada Snow and color by Andorada Hi! by Andorada

 Winter's End by MYPeanutGallery Wasp In The Snow by MYPeanutGallery Blue Jay by MYPeanutGallery

soon by KariLiimatainen Winter time by KariLiimatainen 5588 by KariLiimatainen

Elkin Woods by danUK86 Solar Eclipse by danUK86 Haweswater by danUK86

Q is for Queen Silvia by herofan135 Egyptian lady by herofan135 Wonder Woman by herofan135

:star:What else is going on...?:star:
Well I started my first official job after my PhD, my postdoc! Its very exciting, although I must say its rather strange not being a student anymore after so long being one! (4 years undergrad and 4 years PhD!). Oh well time to be a grown up I suppose! We are getting all set for another field season on the Isle of May with the seals, I'll be out there for 6 weeks once again studying the little beasties, can't wait!

I'm also heading out to Berlin in October to present some of my research at a conference. I've never been to Berlin before so am very excited about that, and it will be great to see all my fellow wildlife endocrinologist friends once again! I've also been given a place to present my research at the big biennial marine mammal conference in december, which is in San Fransisco this time, but as much as I want to go (I've never been to the west coast of the USA) I think it will clash with the seal research season so I will have to decline =( oh well it's still shaping up to be an eventful end to 2015!

While I was away on honeymoon another of my studies on the grey seals in scotland was published which is such great news. It is here if anyone wants to have a read =)…

I have been slowly clawing my way through the several thousand shots I took while in South Africa, am very pleased with some of the pics I got. I will post some soon, for tonight I'm uploading some zoo shots from earlier in 2015 and one sneak peak of a Southern Right Whale in South Africa! Enjoy!

(ugh it seems my membership expired while I was away too, I'll have to save up and get another one my page looks awful now! XD)

Python Dragon by Shadow-and-Flame-86

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Can I use your images as stock or for photo-manipulation, web design, web blog, or other personal/school/work projects?
:bulletred: No, this gallery contains no stock images. All my photographs are copyrighted and may not be altered, printed or published in any media and/or format.

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:bulletred: Feel free to use my non-stock photos as reference to your traditional and/or digital Drawings/Paintings/Artisan Crafts and Sculptures. Please send me a link to your finished work and credit me in the comment and link to the original deviation photo. I love seeing people's interpretations of my photos and have a fav gallery just for them!

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Hello everyone :aww:

I'm a zoologist who works on marine mammals, I've just got my PhD in seal behaviour, endocrinology and neurobiology and now I work with dolphins as well as seals. I love wildlife and I hope to spend the rest of my life in the field studying animals just like I am now.

I learnt photography out of nessecity for my job and have taken it up as a hobby because its fun.

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MYPeanutGallery Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2015
Toamna (autumn)_150 by KmyGraphic

Thanks for the Fave!
Shadow-and-Flame-86 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
My pleasure =)
sylverface Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much for the feature =D
Shadow-and-Flame-86 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
My pleasure =)
herofan135 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy birthday!
Shadow-and-Flame-86 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks very much herofan!
danUK86 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2015   General Artist
Happy Birthday Kelly :)
Shadow-and-Flame-86 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks so much Dan!
danUK86 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2015   General Artist
welcome :)
KariLiimatainen Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Happy Birthday! :)
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