We searched high and low for the ideal field guide that focuses on misunderstood wildlife but couldn’t find one. So, we created this website.
Our goal is for you to fall in love with what we fondly call the underdogs. Here you will find helpful resources and insights to learn about these underdogs plus easy action steps to protect them.
OUR WILDLIFE GUIDE
So what happens when you meet in your 60’s and it is love at first sight. Well, you get engaged in 8 days and then look at each other and ask now what do we do?
Let’s start by exploring some cool facts about animals & plants, especially the underdogs. Want to learn more? Scout out our additional resource pages with recommended books, apps and websites.
We love seeing how Dale’s wildlife sculptures captivate and engage viewers. Feeling so strongly about the power of art to inspire, we are donating all sculptures and sales proceeds to critical wildlife conservation causes.
If you have a favorite underdog you want to help thrive, how do you get started? To get involved, join a conservation organization (see which ones we trust), learn how to speak out, plant a wildlife garden or become a citizen scientist.
Here are a few of the “misunderstoods” we love (and hope you will too) and how to give them a helping hand.
LOTI’S LENS BLOGS
Falling in love with wildlife began at an early age when I brought home snakes & salamanders (mom was less than thrilled). Always the misunderstood kid, my friends were the critters I met outdoors. Loti’s Lens is a celebration of all that is wild and the wonderful underdog animals & plants that keep me company today.
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Walking (yes, walking) with polar bears in the wild, northern lights and no humans for a hundred miles. Our idea of paradise! And where in the world...
LET’S GET STARTED
So, it’s time for you to decide which underdog(s) you want to support! If you don’t have one in mind, take a look at our favorites.