Category Archives: Mammals

Blog posts that describe behaviors or contain nature photographs of mammals.

Fall Colors in Alaska

Today’s post features a couple of images captured during one of my Alaska trips, when fall colors began to emerge along the highway from Anchorage to Homer, Alaska, in early September 2007. This first image was an unexpected surprise … while traveling on the highway, I rounded a corner and this beautiful, mountain scene unfolded […]

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How’s the Weather Up There?

Today’s post features another image from one of my Alaska trips (2006). During one of our Alaska, small boat cruises, we were with brown bears at Windfall Harbor. As we pulled our boat into the harbor area, this adult brown bear stood up to check out his competition ahead, at the creek where salmon were […]

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Fun Friday: Inquisitive!

Today’s post features a very inquisitive squirrel. One day, while photographing along a creek in the Amarugia Highlands CA (Missouri), I felt as if someone or something was watching me. Looking up, this curious little fellow was watching me photograph some ducks that were in the creek:   Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 10D body Canon […]

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Fun Fri: Build It – They Will Come

Today’s “Fun Friday” post comes from my recent Florida trip. More specifically, while visiting Myakka River State Park (one of my favorite places to photograph in Florida) I came upon an amusing sight … wild turkey and raccoons, both busy foraging at a couple of the park’s feral hog traps: Feral hogs have been a […]

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Fun Friday: Downhill Slalom

Today’s “Fun Friday” post features a Bighorn Sheep ram that was climbing around the slopes of the Badlands, while the rest of the group was grazing on the tall prairie grasses at the bottom. Although “sure footed”, this ram had quite a ride to the bottom of the rock formation, when he was ready to […]

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Chippie

Today’s post comes from the Lake of the Ozarks (Missouri), a couple of weeks ago. As I worked in the butterfly garden, this curious little chipmunk sat on the seawall and watched me very intently: Fortunately, I had my camera with me (I always try to have it available when outside … you never know […]

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Down From the High Country

Today’s post comes from my recent trip to the Badlands National Park (South Dakota). I was hoping to see some Bighorn Sheep rams, but I wasn’t sure if it was too early for them in the “lower country”. The rams live as a group of rams, away from the ewes and lambs … that is, […]

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2018 Highlights – June

June was a month devoted to working in my rural Missouri butterfly garden, and photographing a very small, White-tailed Deer fawn with momma, that visited my front yard regularly: Black Swallowtail Butterfly Caterpillar: Indian Pink wildflowers in my Hummingbird Garden: July turned out to be an interesting photographic month … I’ll post some of my […]

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2018 Highlights – Februrary

Today’s post highlights some of my favorite images from my extended photo trip to Florida, in February of 2018.  I experienced some wonderful things, including snorkeling with manatees, kayaking in Myakka River State Park, photographing all the wonderful birds at the famous bird rookery in Venice, Ding Darling NWR, the Everglades, Green Cay, and multiple […]

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The Buck Stops Here

During my recent trip to Loess Bluffs NWR in northwest Missouri, I came upon this nice White-tailed Deer buck. It was in the woodland area of the refuge and just watched as I photographed it for a couple of minutes, from my car: Coming up, an interesting behavioral reaction between 3 Bald Eagles, captured on […]

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