A detail from a panorama of former citrus groves turned into new pastures complete with new stands of palm trees planted for shade for the cattle at Treasure Hammock Ranch. Click to view the panorama. Remember to scroll right! From the Florida Cattle Ranch project.
A Southern Black Racer snake swallows a meal marked by the conspicuous large bulge of its throat as its prey is swallowed. The thick pasture grass at Treasure Hammock Ranch making for an ideal hunting ground for the Racer to move through keeping hidden from its prey until the fateful moment of capture. From the Florida Cattle Ranch project.
A dog, or horse, trained to work with cattle when they are being moved can be worth more than an inexperienced field hand trying to do the same job. Cattle crossing the road at Treasure Hammock Ranch. From the Florida Cattle Ranch project.
Brush piles are a great place to look for little birds, especially insect eaters that find plenty to forage among decaying wood like this Blue-gray Gnatcatcher at Treasure Hammock Ranch. From the Florida Cattle Ranch project.