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…

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Testing the Waters

As I continue to monitor the wildlife diversity at Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus for the 3 Rivers Foundation, I’m often surprised by the interactions and behaviors of wildlife captured on the trail cameras. This is more evident during the Beaver Pond restoration. In March 2015, when I began monitoring the campus with the camera traps,…

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2017’s Best Camera Trap Selfies at 3RF

As 2017 comes to a close, I am sharing the best camera trap selfies captured at Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus this year. Some captures are quite remarkable, especially of the baby Great Blue Heron. This year found the raccoons being the most curious animals surveyed. Of course, the greater roadrunners are always curious, along with…

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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…

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