"LOOK MA, NO HANDS!" - Beaver (North American)

May 04, 2023  •  1 Comment
"LOOK MA, NO HANDS" Beaver (North American) - 5 Photos Beavers are clever. Other than people, perhaps no other species can modify its surroundings for its own purposes. They are ecosystem engineers and current research is uncovering how they help fight drought and even be instrumental in reversing climate change. They have been called a "keysto...
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"A LONG WAY DOWN" - Porcupine (North America)

May 03, 2023  •  1 Comment
"A LONG WAY DOWN" Porcupine (North American) - 5 Photos It isn't often that I see a porcupine descend (or even ascend) a tree but every time is as exciting & nail biting as the first. Any noise (and that can include the click from the camera shutter) or slight movement can send a porcupine back up the tree. They don't see very well but their...
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"A MINK SPA DAY" - Mink (North American)

May 02, 2023  •  1 Comment
"A MINK SPA DAY" Mink (North American) - 7 Photos As a starter, this mink is not in distress, no matter what it may look like from some of the photos. It's Spring and I think it was a combination of cleaning out that Winter coat and a re-oiling process of its fur after swimming and fishing. And what better way to get those unreachable places...
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April 26, 2023  •  1 Comment
"TO THE VICTOR GOES THE SPOILS" Bald Eagles (Adult & Immature) - 11 Photos It was one of those non-Spring days in April with intermittent snow squalls. The lighting did, however, provide some wonderful contrast for eagle flights. And yes those white spots that appear on the eagles' wings are actually snow falling. The immature Bald Eagle (pro...
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"TRUST ME - I COULDN'T MAKE THESE UP!" - Porcupine (North American)

April 24, 2023  •  1 Comment
"TRUST ME - I COULDN'T MAKE THESE UP!" Porcupine (North American) - 7 Photos When photographing porcupines, I try to find the most optimal location from which to shoot (location, light, etc.) & wherever possible, blend into the landscape. This minimizes the stress on the porcupine & doesn't cause undue attention to my subject. I've been exposed...
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