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A few days ago, I happened upon a Green Heron hunting for his lunch. Green Herons are much more shy than other herons and egrets, so when he saw me watching him he froze completely still for a good ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 56 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
Earlier today, I wrote on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) amendment votes that the House took yesterday. Today, the House finished the amendment votes and then voted on the final bill.
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 09:32 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
I haven't been getting out into the woods as much as I'd like to. It used to be that almost every weekend I'd spend one day wandering around looking at things. Last Sunday I had the opportunity and ...
by ban nock
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 05:21 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Yellowstone National Park sees 3.5 million visitors a year, most of whom come to see the habituated wildlife. The wildlife and the humans are used to getting close to each other, sometimes they get ...
by ban nock
Comment Count 44 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 05:04 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
I was a little surprised to find adult Golden Silk Orb Weaver Spiders during one of my walks this week. I don't usually start seeing them until the middle of May. I suspect the unusually warm April ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 88 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
Photos from a recent walk at Sawgrass Lake Park in St Pete FL: The Daily Bucket is a regular series from the Backyard Science group. Here we talk about Mother Nature in all her glory, especially ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 55 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
May 3, 2015 Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge We were met by a guard bird: There are a couple of nice trails created just for humans at the Nisqually National ...
by Elizaveta
Comment Count 53 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
The Suncoast Primate Sanctuary is located in Palm Harbor, FL, a bit north of St Petersburg. They take in primates and a few other animals that have been kept as pets and are no longer wanted. Alas, ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Just some photos from an afternoon sitting on the Tampa Bay seawall in St Petersburg, FL.
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 06:51 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Florida's tropical habitat makes it well-suited for reptiles and a population center for turtles and snakes. Most of our snakes are secretive and nocturnal, and despite their numbers are not often ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 85 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 26 Recommends