Mara the cat had an unexpected and intense interest in the still image of yesterday’s post when it was on the computer screen. She must have a strong recognition of snakes, even two-dimensional still images of snakes, from her brief time as a wild outdoor kitten.
An old but deserving project got dusted off a bit when the University of Florida asked if they could use images from my photo series on Florida cattle ranching and the wildlife found on ranches in a short video about Treasure Hammock Ranch narrated by Sean Sexton. Watch the short video above, it is very good. And then visit the old Florida Cattle Ranch website where I photo documented the wildlife and the work on Treasure Hammock Ranch at http://www.floridacattleranch.org
I think if Sam had his way he would have stayed at home sleeping in his comfortable bed in air conditioned comfort rather than being dragged out in the early morning hours for the Telstar 19 booster return vigil at Port Canaveral.
The Diabloceratops is a large herbivore dinosaur with an exquisitely detailed head shield and horns seen here on display at the Brevard Zoo. Note the newly hatched young runs running around the nest under their mother’s watchful eye. Found in Utah, this dinosaur lived during the Cretaceous period in a much wetter, more forested environment than exists in Utah today.
The stone panther at the Environmental Learning Center used to be around a corner of their driveway in a location that would cause quite a surprise to unwary motorists as they rounded the bend and it came into view, especially at night. I admit to getting a bit of a jolt the first time the headlights hit the panther coming out of the bushes and, for a brief second, thought I was seeing the real thing. Now the panther statue, […]
Spent Saturday as the official photographer / videographer of the Transforming Landscapes for a Sustainable Future conference held 19 & 20 January 2018 at the Emerson Center in Vero Beach, Florida. Hosted by Pelican Island Audubon Society, the event attracted over 300 participants and brought renowned speakers from all over Florida and the country. The ultimate goal of the conference was to educate people about the importance of using native plants in landscaping for the benefits, to name a few, […]