I love coming across nature finds like this in the field. This is an expected duel beauty of a female praying mantis and Englemann milkweed pods. It was near perfect camouflage. Captured in Foard County, Texas.Read More
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Secrets of a Feral Hog Skull
In a cleaning event at the Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus, a feral hog skull was rediscovered. I’m not sure how old the skull is, but it was in need of repair to stabilize it for future conservation education programs with the 3 Rivers Foundation. To start the cleaning process I placed the skull in a…Read More
A Raccoon’s Magic
Wildlife camera trap research reveals quickly which animals are the most curious about their surroundings. I’ve had several white-tailed deer often love lick the cameras just to taste them. Greater roadrunners no matter where I’ve placed the cameras have found them and taken several selfies. Feral hogs have bumped some cameras more than once moving…Read More
Do Turkey Vultures Take a Bath?
In the over 179,000 photos I’ve captured so far during my ongoing wildlife study at 3RF, a few remarkable photos caught my eye from September 2017 which I’ve never seen before. A turkey vulture was photographed walking into the Beaver Pond and taking a bath along the water’s edge. After some research, I learned after…Read More