Tag Archives: snake

When hunting backfires

A while back I came up on a hawk who appeared to have caught something.  Then suddenly there was a blur, some thrashing, and here’s what I saw when I got to it.  In wrestling, we would call that a … Continue reading

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Camouflage

Some thoughts occurred recently while looking through some of my wildlife photos.  Especially how so many creatures really “fit” in their surroundings. I realize it is mostly for defense (or sometime offense) but it just makes more apparent how poorly … Continue reading

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Cautious Dog

Checking out the gopher snake on the morning walk.

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Rattler in the Bush

Last June in the Rio Grande Valley

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Snakes Are Awake

Its seems a little early here but the snakes have come out in abundance over the last week and a half.  The young dog is (thankfully) afraid.  Her first couple run-ins have been with bull snakes so she learned about … Continue reading

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Wildlife Battle

I was fortunate enough to see an amazing wildlife battle yesterday evening.  It was life at its rawest on the Llano Estacado.  I wanted to be an impartial observer but, being human, I stepped in and intervened.  I live in … Continue reading

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