|Catnap in a cactus (Essaouira, Morocco)|
In addition, animals are wonderful subjects for travel photography, because they can lend a photograph such a vivid sense of place. To most viewers, no image evokes the Middle East as immediately as that of a camel. Show us a kangaroo and we think Australia, a lion East Africa, or a bison the plains of North America.
Wildlife in Morocco is limited, but I managed to snap a few good shots of animals—both wild and domestic—throughout the year: