Posts in Category: Animals

Excuse me!

A pelican, Seawolf Park, TX

The last light

A rocky beach, Monterey, CA

Napping

A hen, Key West, FL

Bye

A squirrel and tourists, Glacier National Park, MT

Mulan

A cowgirl during match, Houston Rodeo, TX

Under the boundless sky, in the vast sea

An orca, Smith and Minor Island Aquatic Reserve, WA

A large male orca is hunting in the coastal water with the snow-capped Mt. Baker in the background.

Final destination

Golden Silk Orbweavers, Lake Ashby, FL

With its skull-like cephalothorax, a female Golden Silk Orbweaver and its male partner (in the back) are waiting for preys on their web.

Godzilla

Iguana, Key West, FL

Iguana, Key West, FL

An iguana, the creature mutated and became a gigantic monster in 1998 Godzilla movie, was basking on a beach.

Rewarding sweats

A fisherman, Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area, TX

A fisherman, Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area, TX

Under the scorching sun, a fisherman carefully harvested his catch while dripping sweats.

Sweet dream

A puppy, Kitty Hollow Park, TX

A puppy, Kitty Hollow Park, TX

Exploring in the Spring grass, dreaming in the warm sunlight.

Let’s go for a ride

A police officer and his horse, Key West, FL

A police officer and his horse, Key West, FL

A bounty killer

A Mosquito Hunter Dragonfly, Everglade National Park, FL

A Mosquito Hunter Dragonfly, Everglade National Park, FL

Keep in formation

Pelicans, Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area, TX

Pelicans, Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area, TX

Hello bunny

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A rabbit, Arches National Park, UT

A fluffy rabbit was staring at its visitor with its huge but cute eyes.

Thank you, my friends

A coyote, Death Valley National Park, CA

A coyote, Death Valley National Park, CA

A mother coyote bid farewell to the people that helped her.

Have a sunbath

A starfish, Bahai Honda Key, FL

A starfish, Bahai Honda Key, FL

A starfish enjoyed its being under the cast of shimmering light and shadow in the shallow water.

Change

A Gooseberry Jellyfish, Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area, TX

A Gooseberry Jellyfish, Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area, TX

A beached Gooseberry Jellyfish is changed into a crystal-clear ball that focuses the sunlight into a halo. To some extent, this is the climax of its life.

It’s so cool!

A lizard, Canyonland National Park, UT

A lizard, Canyonland National Park, UT

Under a scorching sun heat, a little lizard found its cool comfort zone, and enjoyed it.

A role model couple

Wild Turkeys, Cataloochee, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC

Wild Turkeys, Cataloochee, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC

A Turkey couple graze in the valley.

I have a bed

A resting Flamingo, Pittsburgh Zoo, Pittsburgh, PA

A Flamingo, Pittsburgh Zoo, Pittsburgh, PA

A Flamingo rested its head on its back. It’s time to hit the sack.

Home sweet home

A Ghost crab, Avalon Beach, FL

A Ghost crab, Avalon Beach, FL

A Ghost crab was carefully checking its surroundings, while still partially hiding its body in its home, a burrow.

A master of migration

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A Monarch butterfly, Luray, VA

Monarch butterfly is distinguished from other species due to its jaw-dropping migration route that spans thousands of miles between Canada and Mexico (its overwintering site). The migration distance is so long that a full cycle is finished not by one but four generations.

What did you say?

A curious horse, Solvang, CA

A curious horse, Solvang, CA

A curious horse approaches its visitors, and raised its ears to capture the conversation.

I love m&m too

A squirrel tasting a m&m candy, Washington D. C.

A squirrel tasting a m&m candy, Washington D. C.

The one and other ones

Rubber duck in Pittsburgh

        Rubber duck, Pittsburgh, PA

You look tasty

A black bear, Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN

A black bear, Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN

A black bear, Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN

A black bear, Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN

A black bear that was feeding on acorns was suddenly distracted by the visitors nearby. Fortunately, its appetite and craving were not distracted.

First time in life

A boy learning fishing from his grandfather, Osterville, MA

A boy learning fishing from his grandfather, Osterville, MA

Right after receiving tutoring from his experienced grandfather, the boy caught his first fish in life.

How do you like my eyeliners

A bison with charming eyeliners, Grand Teton National Park, WY

A bison with charming eyeliners, Grand Teton National Park, WY

After a soothing dust bath, a bison wears naturally made eyeliners around its moisturized eyes, which delivers a less ferocious but more charming look.

The show today is called Eating

A squirrel eating a pine cone, Acadia National Park, ME

A squirrel eating a pine cone, Acadia National Park, ME

A squirrel eating a pine cone, Acadia National Park, ME

A squirrel eating a pine cone, Acadia National Park, ME

A little squirrel chose a colorful stone as the stage to display his best-seller performance, eating a pine cone. It was a great show, however, too short, because he ate so fast.

Longing

A bird in cage, San Diego Zoo, CA

A bird in cage, San Diego Zoo, CA

What is there on its mind? Is it longing for something?

Catch me if you can

A pronghorn doe, Grand Teton National Park, WY

A pronghorn doe, Grand Teton National Park, WY

A pronghorn doe frequently checked on her stalker to prevent being approached.

I hope nobody saw me

A young seal, Santa Catalina Island, CA

A young seal, Santa Catalina Island, CA

A young seal activated its “stealth mode” while searching for food. However, when noticed someone was looking, an awkward and embarrassed look appeared on its face.

Don’t take my breakfast!

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A man beach fishing in the morning, Marina, CA

A man in wader was fishing along the Marina Beach that was glowing under the very first morning glory. However, he was not alone. A flock of Heermann’s Gulls was having their morning feasting frenzy nearby.

Leave me alone!

Humpback whales, Cape Cod, MA

Humpback whales, Cape Cod, MA

Humpback whales, Cape Cod, MA

Humpback whales, Cape Cod, MA

Humpback whales, Cape Cod, MA

Humpback whales, Cape Cod, MA

Humpback whales began diving when detected the approaching of whale watching boats.

No Trespassing!

A chipmunk, Mt. Rainier National Park, WA

A chipmunk, Mt. Rainier National Park, WA

A little land owner tried to intimidate the intruder with its ferocious appearance.

The good, the bad and the ugly

Great Cormorants, Falmouth, MA

Great Cormorants, Falmouth, MA

Three Great Cormorants rested on abandoned structure after breakfast.

Sup!

A female deer in Shenandoah National Park, VA

A female deer, Shenandoah National Park, VA

A doe raised its head while foraging at dusk.

A heart, broken or not?

Blue Mussel shells, Acadia National Park, ME

Blue Mussel shells, Acadia National Park, ME

A romantic heart made by two blue mussel shells.

Can someone show me how?

A young sea gull and a clam, Easton's Beach, Newport, RI

A young sea gull and a clam, Easton’s Beach, Newport, RI

A hungry sea gull juvenile was relentlessly pecking a clam but failed to crack it. Hope it had learned something.

Nobody dislike tan, right?

A seal enjoying sun bath, Monterey, CA

A seal enjoying sun bath, Monterey, CA

A seal in the shallow water of Monterey Bay was enjoying the warmth of the afternoon sun bath in its comfort zone.

Can you believe it?

A man with its lucky catch, Osterville, MA

A man with its lucky catch, Osterville, MA

A man was so happy with his catch. “Can you believe it?”, he yelled.

A lovely catty that never meows

Neighbor's cat, Cronton-on-Hudson, New York

Neighbor’s cat, Cronton-on-Hudson, New York

A little creature cannot voice due to its nasal problem. But it’s very pretty, don’t you think?

First post ever

A bird, Sandusky, Ohio

A bird, Sandusky, Ohio

This photo was taken not too long after I started learning how to shoot back to 2012. I still like it today even after years of rapid evolution of  techniques and taste (you know most times you hate your photos so much even though you loved it to death when you first shot it).

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