A young Common Garter (Thamnophis sirtalis) riding over the duff of Black Rock Forest.This one was about 7″.At a stream, I saw four mature Garters drift by on the other side; these were over 2′ long. 49 more words
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Remarkable things, acorns. They’re packed with proteins, carbohydrates, and fats, as well as vital minerals: this is why they make such great animal food. There are not many mast-eaters in Brooklyn Bridge Park, though, where I found these red-to-mahagony colored nuts breaking through the shells recently. 112 more words
Squirrel sunning. Raccoon snoozing.
Chipmunk being very still.Woodchuck being elusive. Check out the ground-hogging here on this slope: a duplex! The animal was peeking out of the nearer, top, hole, but vanished into the burrow before I could turn on my camera… 17 more words