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Foxy Faced - Mariana Fruit Bat

This leathery winged, furry bodied creature is not nearly as creepy as a good number of its relatives. In fact, depending on who you talk to (are they afraid of bats?), it’s downright adorable. 801 more words


Puma, Puma concolor, Torres del Paine NP, Patagonia, Chile

Dominating from the edge of a cliff, a female Puma, Puma concolor surveys her hunting grounds in Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia, looking for guanaco or some other prey. 34 more words

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Slugs, Bears and Caterpillar Clubs, Oh My!

I was on a quest today as I wandered with friends at the Greater Lovell Land Trust’s Bishop Cardinal Reserve. I wanted to return to the bear trees and show them that there are so many more in the area. 506 more words

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Patagonian Hairy Armadillo, Chaetophractus villosus, Pali Aike, Patagonia, Chile

Trotting in the open between feeding tunnels while looking for invertebrate prey, a Patagonian Hairy Armadillo, Chaetophractus villosus passes us by in the steppe of Pali Aike National Park in Magallanes, Chilean Patagonia. 29 more words

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Grieving elephants

Elephants not only mourn the deaths of their own, they also grieve for humans they are close with. You can read about it in Psychology Today… 21 more words

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American Marten

The American marten (Martes americana) is without a doubt one of the cutest North American mammals. Quick, agile, and active, it is an opportunistic predator that loves to eat small mammals like mice, voles, snowshoe hares, and squirrels. 763 more words


OBX: Living the Dream

Thanks to my beautiful niece who married her true love on Friday night in Corolla, (Cor-RAH-la, not Cor-OLL-a), North Carolina, we spent most of the week living the dream on the Outer Banks. 385 more words