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Being a bug is rough.

If you’re sensitive to bugs chomping it up on other bugs then venture no further.

I had some spare time in my garden waiting for my friend to pick me up so I went to check out my deck in the hopes of getting some shots of the orb weavers that usually hang out there. 293 more words


New (to me) camera!

I just bought a Nikon Coolpix p100 from a nice lady on the internet. I went outside today to give it a test on some of the critters (plus mushrooms) I found in my backyard. 42 more words


Fact 8: Platypuses and echidnas lactate through pores on their body.

There are 3 types of mammals: placental, marsupial and monotreme. Echidnas and platypuses are monotreme and do a few things differently to other mammals. For starter they lay eggs! 34 more words


More than petroglyphs

I photographed more than petroglyphs at Petroglyph National Monument in Albuquerque on June 13th. Presumably to avoid the heat of the sun, this squirrel kept scrunching itself down into some of the narrow shadows cast by a picnic shelter.

© 2017 Steven Schwartzman


The Bumble Bee Bat Is The Smallest Mammal In The World

It’s about one inch long! That’s about the size of, well, a large bumble bee! 6 more words


Animal Profile: Pink Fairy Armadillo

Pink Fairy Armadillo

Chlamyphorus truncatus

Search in the case at the bottom of the stairs in the lower gallery for this small mammal from South America. 236 more words