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02-08-11..."WONDERFUL WORLD OF WILDLIFE" - Permanent Art Gallery

© Kira Bodensted © Kira Bodensted 3964 posts

A stunning collection of wild animals – when will we ever learn to take better care of our precious nature and everything in it…
THANK YOU all for the outstanding images!

FYI: New additions will be placed on top!
These special select excellence galleries are only for “The brave & trusting” = NO watermarks in the middle.
The format must be landscape.

New addition 10-06-12

Enchantress by BarbBarcikKeith

Woodland meeting by Alan Mattison IPA

Cranes in the mist by Tarrby

Cleaning up their act. by Tarrby

thinking about U by Jo-PinX

In Mom's footsteps… by Johanna26

Cheetah by SuddenJim

Gannets Skimming the Waves by Tarrby

" Up Close & Personal" by Melinda Stewart Page

Portrait of a white faced Saki Monkey by polly470

∗∗∗∗∗∗ by polly470-

Puffins returning from the sea by Tarrby

Flamingo Dusk by Tarrby

Roar for help by Alan Mattison IPA

" Resolve Now " by canonman99

Whoopers by Tarrby

Orang-utan by Lynn Hughes

In Your Face by Tarrby

Balancing Act by Saija Lehtonen

Friends of old by Alan Mattison IPA

Love….. by polly470

If I could only scream for help by Alan Mattison IPA

Buffalo Girl by Valerie Rosen

Common Buzzard by Tarrby

Kokanee by Sue Ratcliffe

Wary….. by polly470

The Siberian Cat by Alan Mattison IPA

The thinker by Alan Mattison IPA

looking over her shoulder by Alan Mattison IPA

Iblis. by polly470

Attitude by Tarrby

You bearly hug me anymore by Alan Mattison IPA

She Plays Harmonica by swaby

Le Grand Bleu by Trudi’s Images

My Second Attempt At Textures by NewfieKeith

Something of the Night by hampshirelady

Flamingo Mist by Tarrby

Little Egret and Chick by Tarrby

Sealed with a Kiss by Lynda Andreassen

Into My Arms by Lissywitch

Close to mom… by steppeland

Emergence by Pamela Phelps

Swanset by Tarrby

Adore by swaby

Horses Run by Igor Zenin

Happy Hour… by Karen Helgesen

Ebb Tide by Tarrby

Three generations by steppeland

Colobus monkey by Edge-of-dreams

Chief by Sue Ratcliffe

Utter Beauty by hampshirelady

Tale of a Tiger by Saija Lehtonen

Ready for take off by Tarrby

She walked in Palaces… by polly470

This is my best side, Dahling…! by polly470

Water Ballet by Saija Lehtonen

…scarlet ibis… by peter holme III

The Pensive Stork … by polly470

le loup blanc by Jo-PinX

Security… by polly470

The Beachcomber by Tarrby

It takes a family to raise a baby. by Debbie Kelly

Stay With Me by scott black

Here Comes Trouble by Lois Bryan

The Jaguar and the Peacock…….. by polly470

Pretty Flamingo by Tarrby

Let’s Walk Towards The Sun, Said The Tiger by ewanthot

Stealth ! by PaulAlbert

The White Horses of Absaroka by Sue Ratcliffe

Spectacled Bear by polly470

Confession to an Obscession ! by PaulAlbert

In Golden Grass
by Lynda Andreassen

…and the storm begins by Victoria Jostes

Wake Up, Sleepyhead!! by Lois Bryan

Pretty Boy by Lois Bryan

Zebra crossing by Lissywitch

…top of the world… by peter holme III

African Lion by Saija Lehtonen

Get it off me…GET IT OFF ME……!!!! by polly470

Expressions 2 by WOBBLYMOL

To Fly With Eagles by Karen Slagle

Lioness by Saija Lehtonen

Swan Lake by Tarrby

Cheetah….. by polly470

Contemplation…………….. by Rosehaven

Siberian Tiger by Saija Lehtonen

Moon Shadows by Tarrby

White Rhinos by Saija Lehtonen

Dawn of A New Day….. by BoudoirKandy

The Macaws by Tarrby

A Relaxing Afternoon With The Kids by WOBBLYMOL

Jump into the Fire by rodeorose

I can’t think of a title for this one, can you? by WOBBLYMOL

Cold Penguins by ajgosling

Elk Bugle by Kay Kempton Raade

Ainsdale Lake by Tarrby

Up Close and Personal by Tarrby

Shout to the Top by rodeorose

Mystical Pink Pelican….. by polly470

Wisdom And His Family by Jeanne Nations

Mule Deer Buck by Karen Slagle

The Rhea and the Ladybird…. by polly470

Belugas from the Arctic by restlessd

Wonderful World by rodeorose

Hide And Seek by Angela Burman

Ancient One…. by polly470
Young Mandrill……. by polly470

Elephant Impression by rosalin

Buffalo Moon by Karen Slagle

The Monkey’s Confused by rodeorose

Like Father, Like Son by Gary Murison

Lost Horizons by Trudi’s Images

The Pheasants by Gary Murison

Cape Buffalo by rosalin

The Ferreta’s…. by Trudi’s Images

Sleeping Beauty by Eve Parry

I Love You by Barbara Zuzevich

Orca Wild by Trudi’s Images

When I Dream ……………… by Rosehaven

Simba by Rosalie Dale

If you go down to the woods today by Sandra Harris

strength and patience of the greatest by rosalin

Fragile by rodeorose

The Lion King by Tarrby

…golden headed tamarin… by peter holme III

GoldenEye by rodeorose

Never Look Back by Gary Murison

Golden Eagle by Gary Murison

Dark Kitty by Trudi’s Images

M is for…….monkeying around by Lissywitch

Great Expectation by Angela Burman

K is for ……..killed for their horns by Lissywitch

A Badgers Lot by Angela Burman

Dining alone by Sprezzatura

Rhino by Chris Lord

Playful baby!! by polly470

Safety….. by polly470

Okapi by polly470

There is just something about a lion…. by polly470

Watching by Karen Slagle

Lee-Anne’s lazy fox…! by polly470

Dune by rodeorose

Perfect Storm by Rob Shillito Raw:Images

Are You Listening To Me? by Barbara Zuzevich

Tethered…… by polly470

Gaze by Lee-Anne Carver

H is for……..Hot Pursuit by Lissywitch

Dandelion & Burdock by Sprezzatura

Great Blue Heron by Tarrby

Bison herd… by Susan Schwarting

I need a title…!! by polly470

Someone to watch over me.. by buttonpresser

For Lee-Ann Carver
by polly470

Dance Me to the End of Love … by Rosehaven

by rodeorose

The Three Hunters by WOBBLYMOL

Zebra Texture on Texture by Manfred Belau

Rhino by Kurt Tutschek

Arctic Summer
by Trudi’s Images

The Night Stalker by Ann Van Breemen

Get off my Turf by Manfred Belau*

carol brandt carol brandt 119 posts

What an exquisite collection !!!
Congratulations to all the artists for their wonderful works.


Fabulous collection here once again, congrats to everyone.

polly470 polly470 895 posts

I didn’t want it to end, when I was scrolling down the page…of all your collections, I think this is one of my faves..the reason for putting it together, the quality of the work, the breathtaking subjects…
Although I am always so, so proud to be included, this one has affected me the most for some reason…thank you Kira, for putting this collection together, and to all of the great works on here..

Rosehaven Rosehaven 1056 posts

I totally agree with Polly , I haven’t been able to comment on this yet because it actually made me cry , I was totally lost for words , I was completely captured by the souls of these glorious creatures …………..I am still lost for words ………………..yes , the Artists are fabulous …………..their work is magnificent ………………but for me my congratulations needs to go to these glorious animals for their bravery in captivity ……………….I still cry ……………………………

© Kira Bodensted © Kira Bodensted 3964 posts


BoudoirKandy BoudoirKandy 37 posts

I am truly lost for words, such a fabulous/truly stunning collection of Wildlife artwork, and words, and to have one of mine included is a great Honour…Thank you Kira x

© Kira Bodensted © Kira Bodensted 3964 posts

@Kandy – I like to make my members feel welcome :o)
WELCOME to the group Kandy – I hope you will be happy here.
We are honoured to have you.

pat gamwell pat gamwell 1192 posts

The highest compliment that a viewer can give the artist, is the powerful emotions it evokes, and these have TRULY touched the hearts & souls of all viewers! Thanks to the inspired artists & to Kira for creating the brilliant presentation.

Sprezzatura Sprezzatura 186 posts

Dear Kira, you always present a beautiful display, and I am always in awe looking at the Features. This presentation of Wildlife produces such emotion, and I feel lost for words at having one of mine chosen along with these amazing artists. Thank you:) A big congratulations to all:)Cat

Lissywitch Lissywitch 146 posts

Thank you so much Kira for including my work in this amazing gallery of images, such a truly wonderful collection of magnificent creatures

David Carton David Carton 1354 posts

Wonderful selection Kira. I’m humbled to be included


Brian Tarr Brian Tarr 1629 posts

Kira, you have excelled yourself yet again, this is a stunning collection by some brilliant artists and I keep coming back to look at the images because they are so powerful as a collection, I feel really honoured to have one of mine included, Thank You again, Brian

rodeorose rodeorose 1551 posts

My goodness!! FANTASTIC work here- right down my alley….KIRA WHAT A BRILLIANT SELECTION! Congratulations to all and many thanks dear Kira for making room for a couple of mine xxxxxxxxxxx

Ann  Van Breemen Ann Van Breemen 198 posts

What a wonderful collection. I am truly flattered to be included in amongst them. Congratulations to everyone whose work has been featured. Thank you very much Kira.:)

polly470 polly470 895 posts

I will say it again, Kira..this collection has affected me deeply..thank you for thinking of this idea..I hope the list of images grows and grows…

© Kira Bodensted © Kira Bodensted 3964 posts

It will grow as long as y’all keep posting these wonderful images.

riata66 riata66 122 posts

Outstanding selection, Kira. Wildlife, what would we be and do without them? Thank you for the feature.

hampshirelady hampshirelady 234 posts

This is indeed a most wonderful gallery and the images touch my soul – a wonderful idea Kira and such superb work from all the artists concerned.

Chris Lord Chris Lord 487 posts

I am really very proud to have my Rhino included in THIS collection. So much beautiful wildlife here and all so very well presented by all of you wonderfully talented people. Congrats to all of you artists and a huge thank you to Kira for curating yet another amazing art collection.

Lissywitch Lissywitch 146 posts

so so proud to have another feature in this amazing collection. I’m truly honoured to be amongst so many talented people and such amazing images. Sincere congratulations to everyone featured, and huge thanks to Kira for such a wonderful collection

Angela  Burman Angela Burman 244 posts

Thank you Kira for including my work amongst this amazing display of art. The subject matter is so close to my heart and as Polly rightly says it affects the viewer deeply. Thank you for putting this wonderful collection together. Congratulations to everyone x

Sprezzatura Sprezzatura 186 posts

Beautiful additions, Kira. How fragile our wildlife society is, and I think this page brings such emotion and awareness to all that view. Thank you for my recent feature. I am so proud to be a part of this, and with the amazing artists who record these beautiful animals for posterity. Cat x

Edge-of-dreams Edge-of-dreams 501 posts

A fantastic collection by some very talented artists!!

Rene Hales Rene Hales 773 posts


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