Fun Friday: Time With the Kids

Today’s post comes from one of my spring trips to the Wichita Mountains of southwest Oklahoma, were I can spend tons of time watching/photographing the cute Black-tailed Prairie Dogs. This adult prairie dog is busy attending to a couple of pups:   Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 1D Mark 2 body Canon 100-400mm, f/4.5 – f/5.6 […]

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Sound the Alarm

Today’s post features an image made a few years ago in the Wichita Mountains of Oklahoma. While photographing Black-tailed Prairie Dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) in the spring wildflowers, an adult climbed on top of a lichen-covered rock, followed by a youngster. Upon seeing my photographing them, the adult immediately sounded the alarm: Prairie dogs are interesting […]

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Take That, You Little Brat!

While visiting a Black-tailed Prairie Dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) town in Oklahoma’s Wichita Mountains, a rather interesting behavior was observed/photographed while watching a pair of youngsters that were playing around a burrow. One pup was apparently continuing his playful assault on his buddy, who had enough rough-housing for a while. When the playful pup continued to […]

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