300mm f5.6

Soay Lamb.

Hardy, primitive sheep breed found on the Hebridian Island of Soay (among others). This one was on Lundy Island in the Bristol Channel. They are extremely hardy and need little interaction with humans to survive.

Lundy Island, off Devon, Englnd   April 2015

Nikon D300 VR 70-300 f4.5 - 5.6G   Shot at 300mm f5.6 1/160th sec.

Bat-eared Fox.

Exmoor Zoo, Devon, England.   April 2015

Native to the African Savannah areas where its huge ears have 2 very important functions - thermo-regulation (helping to cool the animal) and prey location: it has a preferred diet of small invertebrates & insects.

Nikon D300 VR 70-300 f4.5 - 5.6G   Shot at 300mm f5.6 1/250th sec.