The world’s vast animal kingdom offers endless photo—and travel—ops for shutterbugs, from tracking lions in Africa to hanging out with a penguin community in Antarctica. And you don’t have to be Ansel Adams or Art Wolfe to come away with great wildlife shots from these locations, though the following tips will help. Know your camera's landscape and motion settings, get a good telephoto and zoom lens, and turn off any camera sounds. Always consider safety and ecology first—never get in the path of a dangerous animal, and don’t compromise its environment. At these 10 great locations you'll capture all kinds of majestic creatures!
By Kathleen Squires