Big 5s

Daisy Gilardini

Photographer

“My Number One animal is the polar bear. It’s the king of the Arctic. It’s at the top of the food chain. They don’t fear anybody. The only enemies are humans and guns.

Polar bear are amazing creatures that can survive extreme temperatures. The mums are super tender with the cubs, and I’m just in love with them. At the right time of the year, you can photograph the mums exiting the maternity den with the cubs, and that is something that is absolutely stunning to witness. Its one of the most amazing things I’ve ever photographed in my life.

You have these creatures adapting to incredible, extreme conditions: polar bears are facing temperatures that go down to minus 50 celsius. It’s incredible that the colder it is, the more comfortable they seem to be. On a warm day, and I am talking minus 5 Celsius, it’s just too hot. They don’t move because it’s too hot for them. You can really see how they are going to be affected by climate change.

Animals can’t talk to us, but we can be their ambassador and talk to them, and try to protect these very endangered habitats. Climate change is real, it’s happening now. These creatures really need the attention of the public.”

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Photo by Daisy Gilardini

My Big 5

    Polar Bear
    Spirit Bear
    Grizzly bear
    Elephant
    Lion

Daisy Gilardini

Photographer

“My Number One animal is the polar bear. It’s the king of the Arctic. It’s at the top of the food chain. They don’t fear anybody. The only enemies are humans and guns.

Polar bear are amazing creatures that can survive extreme temperatures. The mums are super tender with the cubs, and I’m just in love with them. At the right time of the year, you can photograph the mums exiting the maternity den with the cubs, and that is something that is absolutely stunning to witness. Its one of the most amazing things I’ve ever photographed in my life.

You have these creatures adapting to incredible, extreme conditions: polar bears are facing temperatures that go down to minus 50 celsius. It’s incredible that the colder it is, the more comfortable they seem to be. On a warm day, and I am talking minus 5 Celsius, it’s just too hot. They don’t move because it’s too hot for them. You can really see how they are going to be affected by climate change.

Animals can’t talk to us, but we can be their ambassador and talk to them, and try to protect these very endangered habitats. Climate change is real, it’s happening now. These creatures really need the attention of the public.”

Photo by Daisy Gilardini

My Big 5

    Polar Bear
    Spirit Bear
    Grizzly bear
    Elephant
    Lion

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