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A Flash Of Blue

A blue belly lizard giving just a peek of its pretty blue underside.

A Night Walk in the Osa Peninsula

I recently went on a night walk in the rainforest of Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula, looking for frogs, snakes, and other nocturnal animals with a great wildlife guide who knew the area well. 214 more words

Costa Rica

Vivarium Life. 2nd edition. Alfred Leutscher

The second edition of Vivarium Life was published in 1961.  I had never seen this edition until I bought one a few days ago from a book dealer for very little. 296 more words


Wildlife Photography of Reptiles & Amphibians in the Southeast

Here is a gallery of most the wildlife photos I have of reptiles and amphibians. I’ve created categories under my “Wildlife/Nature Photography tab including: mammals, birds, reptiles & amphibians, landscapes, and other. 165 more words


The Pond Turtle in the Pool, Part II: The Release

When you think about all the time and people it took to release this one turtle – the Lindsay Wildlife Museum’s rehabilitation staff, veterinarians, and hospital volunteers; California Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists; Save Mount Diablo staff; myself and my wife (the photographer); and the thoughtful family who plucked her out of their swimming pool to begin with (not to mention the medical bill) – a cynic might ask if it was worth all that time and money to save a single turtle. 1,664 more words

Natural History