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 reversal. Who's the boss now? I decided to break it up for the good of … Continue reading When hunting backfires
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 most of us humans seems to fit our surroundings. We want to distance ourselves from … Continue reading Camouflage
Checking out the gopher snake on the morning walk.
Last June in the Rio Grande Valley
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 a rural area with a lot of wildlife including many raptors and snakes. It is … Continue reading Wildlife Battle