Viewing all entries from 2012 Photo Contest: Wildlife (other than birds)Click for fullsize picture.
Little bulb-eating rascal!
Poor little toad had a hard time finding moisturizer this past summer. But she managed.
I normally don't mind getting right down at bees, insects...etc. Spiders are a different story, I used the zoom to get this.
Baby bunny's first day away from the nest. His mother raised him and two siblings in one of our flowerbeds.
A doe and two fawns in a grassy area near a woods in Bartonville, Illinois.
A lot of fawns were born in our neck of the woods this past Spring. This is just one of them.
A red squirrel at our birdfeeder during a winter storm
I was lucky to have seen this baby so close up as she and her twin were born in my neighbors overgrown thickets.
One of my squirrely friends.
Squirrel with a pecan.
Newborn fawn left in our front yard while Mama deer feeds to re-nourish after giving birth.
I watched a Mama squirrel and baby squirrel communicate this way again and again as mama was trying to teach the baby how to do something. If baby failed, it would lay her paws on mama for awhile, then attempt again.
Tree frog resting on a rose leaf
This coyote almost walked up in my lap while I was making photos of Osprey.This occurred in the Land Between the Lakes,in Western Kentucky.
I had a family of 6 Red Foxes to stay around in my back yard this summer-awesome experience to watch and photograph them every day for over two months.This is one of them.I was able to get fairly close to them quite often for photos.
Eastern Cottontail sitting in a hanging basket at work, eating our 'Peachy Keen' Superbena.
Juvenile Frog sitting on fallen taro leaf.
Her new fawn is behind one of the tree trunks.
New baby in central NJ.
Baby Rattler in valve box
Toad in the same valve box, 3 weeks later.
he came with a giant Tiger Boston Fern I just recently bought.
Cottontail hiding in the brush in S. Texas
Lizard getting some sunshine.
This little fawn was hoping I'd toss some fresh green hollyhock branches over the fence.
I was trimming a vine on the outside of my fence and when I turned around to start cleaning up the branches I found this young fawn sleeping among them.
Koi in the Dr. Harvey Zarren Healing Garden, Lynn, MA
Koi in the Dr. Harvey Zarren Healing Garden Lynn, MA August, 2012
Lot of young rabbits even with the heat and drought.
A patch of snow on Casper Mountains, Wyoming in May.
The Huge Bison of Yellowstone look so domestic, Instead, they are a unpredictable wild animal. This one was walking near the hot Springs in Yellowstone park.
This young deer was grazing beside the pasture fence, It had made its way to the opposite side of the fence from where its Mother was grazing, Shots in the valley startled the baby and it bounded around the pasture until it jumped between the boards of the fence and joined its anxious Mom.
Chipmunk enjoying the grape jelly we put out for the Baltimore Orioles. Picture taken 5-25-2012
A tree frog I found on my day job that had been all dried up & we thought that it was dead. I put it in a small container with a little water & it came back to life. It posed for me when I let it go free on a small Magnolia tree in my back yard...
This inquisitive little critter climb across the rungs of our arbor daily.
Bunny babies in a cozy garden nest.
This picture was taken in Hawaii. Peacocks are so beautiful.
I keep a hanging bird feeder in the tree outside my kitchen window. This squirrel is a frequent visitor. He loves the peanuts I fill it with.
Peek a boo I see you ! This little fella was hanging out on my Angel Trumpet plant and he stayed there as if he was a movie star posing for pictures. The ball he is facing is the seed pod of the trumpet plant.
Taken at Eagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, IN
Taken at Eagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, IN
Eastern dwarf tree frog (Litoria fallax). These little fellas don't get much bigger than an inch
Australian Eastern dwarf tree frog, when the Lilium flower opened there he was!
The neighborhood Deer, looking both ways before crossing.
A couple of deer looking for winter bird seeds.
Grey seals near the Farne islands, Northumberland
Nothing prettier than big brown liquid eyes on baby deer. Taken without flash, 100-300 zoom lens.
A Cuban Anole letting the ladies know he is currently single.
On the bayou a young gator is sunning in the morning sun, taken from tour boat. 100-300 zoom lens, landscape mode.
Mother groundhog guarding babies at campsite.
Snapping Turtle at campsite.
Yard Critters Collage
The Anole and the Bromolaid
Gave this little guys a plum and he was happy to pose for my picture.....
Our cat was "playing" with this little baby bunny in our yard. Luckily, it was not injured. On the advice of a volunteer from our Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, we released it into an open field with tall grasses and small shrubbery that would afford it food and protection.
The leaf of an ornamental millet is a popular spot for this little frog.
Doe a deer a female deer
A couple of deer silhouetted against Rondeau Bay.
Baby Snapping turtle
Me & Buster the alligator!
Latest Fashion - Steve wearing his new iguana hat!
Tree fog who would rather be left alone to sleep.
The little frogs hangs out in the banana leaves.
Dolphin cresting to say hello!
I spotted this guy while strolling around in Cancun, Mexico
I love turtles and could not help but snap a few pics of this beautiful Eastern box turtle. I was laying on my stomach in moist leaves deep in the woods of east TX for nearly an hour just to capture this pic.
Proof that even nature smiles when surrounded by flowers!
Gray Treefrog (Hyla versicolor or Hyla chrysoscelis) resting on Shasta daisies.
No the Northern Water Snake was not placed here by hand. It decided on it's own to sun itself around the obelisk sundial.
The campus where I work has lots of wildlife roaming around. You can always find a squirrel hanging around dumpsters looking for leftovers of someone's lunch!
The Seneca Army Depot in Romulus, NY has a yearly White Deer Tour. Sometime you can spot them as you are driving by which is how I got this shot.
Squirrel, up a tree ...
Love one another....
A babe in the wood... a young fawn stays close to it's mother as it peers out into the meadow
Young Green Frog, fully in charge of his Lily pad kingdom.
Small Iguana, in the Sea Grapes
While soaking in the rays on the beach at St. Kitts, I was surprised to see this man walking along with the monkey on his head. He was hoping people would pay him to have their picture made with his monkey.
Two deer in the snow
Hey, don't turn your back on me while I'm stalking you!
Male caribou in Denali NP
Otter waving good bye!
taken with digital camera
Some fine looking Bull Elk came to visit the front yard gardens of some folks nearby. Loveland, Colorado July 2012. The local press nicknamed them The Lords of Loveland.
green anole showing dewlap; sunbathing with "the girls"
Something a little different. Bear track close to the house. Found while heading out for a walk.
The continually-migrating Texas 9-band armadillo photographed in the brush of a nearly lake.
I found this cute little frog perched on this rock out in the water one afternoon
A young doe standing out in a field
Sunbathing again on my rosemary bush !
A toad watching my husband and I paint the gate he is sitting on.
My favourite scratching tree "Vietnamese Pig "
Tiger at the Omaha Zoo.
Can you see the lizard?
This was a beautiful butterfly enjoying my plants, just as I do! :)
This is a picture of a beautiful butteryfly visiting my flowers.
One of the many snails I had in my garden this summer.
Baby red squirrels first day out
We came up on this group of seals while taking a boat trip on the Rogue River in Oregon. They were looking at us as hard as we were looking at them. Perhaps we were disturbing their afternoon nap.
Grey Tree frog on Gerber Daisy
Coyote at Peinhardt Farm in Cullman, Alabama.
Big mama's spring cleaning!
Checking me checking him out.
Striped field mouse
A bat napping on the edge of a wall, Portsmouth, RI.
Green Frog watching over his domain. (up in tree trunk over pond)
Green Tree Frog resting in Hemerocallis 'Willie Lyles'
This Red Eft greeted me one day while I was cleaning up the lawn.
This bunny was a willing subject. He graciously allowed me to come close enough for a lengthy photo shoot, posing and looking cute all the while.
Sunning Turtles on the river
Baby alligators climbing on their mother's face at Sheldon Lake in Houston, Texas.
Fiddler Crabs lunching and gossiping on Galveston Island, Texas.
This fall (Oct. 2012), for the first time ever, squirrels were in my Washington Hawthorne tree eating berries. They were too hungry to leave and posed for me.
Three young deer in my CA driveway eating new roses.
Three young deer in my CA driveway eating new roses.
A lonely tree frog
Where is that nut?!
Squirrel sitting pretty
Moose cow and calf
Bison calf - Custer State Park in South Dakota
Assateague Wild Pony
After a period of drought, we had a hard rain with quarter sized hail. This toad was thrilled about the rain, but I don't think so much about the hail!
Early morn getogether
Peek-a-Boo...Rare Florida White Squirrel
"Wise thinkers prevail everywhere." Sophocles
Green Tree Frog hanging out on our back door.
Baby Carolina Anole keeping an eye on me.
This squirrel thinks it is invisible.
My alarm clock, baby racoons.
A battle scarred deer found on the edge of corn near my grandfathers home and garden.
This chipmunk was very busy for most of the time... he took a small break for camera pose and he was off again gathering for the winter. Photographed at Tony's Grove in UtahBack to the contest main page.