The Gift of a Raccoon Skull

Mom got all excited when she found this today. She thought she’d lost her raccoon skull. You see this skull is very, very special! A man went to pee above the creek and miraculously came back, walked up to her, handing her this raccoon skull. Then it was dirty and yellow. Mom cleaned it all…

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How Many Images Did It Take?

How many images did it take to get this coyote to sit down in front of the camera and howl? Let’s look at the total numbers. They are huge when it comes to photographs. But what do they represent? They represent my wildlife biology work from 2015 to the present at 3 Rivers Foundation.  …

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Resilience and Hope in a Coyote I Have Named Resilient

When I first saw her my heart broke for her.   It was in June 2020.   She appeared on a camera trap hopping along on three legs.   Her left front leg was gone except for a small stump.   She was getting around quite well for a coyote with three legs, trotting through the tall grass as…

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A Red-Tailed Hawk Look

The camera traps I set have often captured red-tailed hawks at our Beaver Pond since I have been monitoring the wildlife at Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus beginning in 2015. Most of the photo captures show these hawks just sitting at the pond edge as if they are looking over their domain. There was one set…

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