Multidisciplinary artist Dan Leo brings graphical representations of much loved wildlife to life with bold colours, pattern elements, and heavy line work. The Ireland-based artist, who has a strong connection to nature in both animal and plant forms, creates colourfully vivid paintings of animals including a rhino, tiger, cat, sloth, fawn, and koala, alongside some […]
The researchers found that when hermit crabs were exposed to microplastics, they were less likely to later touch or enter high-quality shells.
It was not just around the Lodge at Taricaya Ecological Reserve that we encountered wildlife. Each day whether we were walking to and from observation platforms, flower cutting, weeding, maintenance or even clearing trails, we were immersed in jungle wildlife. Of course we also went out on specific walks looking for wildlife. The first of […]
Yosemite Village is normally a crush of humanity and traffic congestion. On Saturday, it was peaceful like few times before — the only sounds coming from the wind and the few local residents. On March 20, the national park was closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus — leaving the 7.5-mile-long valley to only…
You may enlarge any of the images in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. For those readers who are not familiar with Tucson and its environs, much of our community rests among mountain ranges. In fact, Tucson and many of its suburbs sit in a bowl of a valley, surrounded […]
The local beaver hut is no longer ice-bound, no doubt allowing it’s occupants more freedom to get out and about (while respecting social distancing edicts of course).
Gulls are royalty amongst birds. Discuss. Well, I suspect most folk would disagree – aren’t gulls just the things that crap on your car, nick your chips, dive bomb you in the town and terrify the kids into dropping their ice cream? While there’s no doubt they can do all these things, there’s a bit […]
I quite often get asked how I individually identify my local badgers. It isn’t the easiest thing especially this time of year as I haven’t seen them as much over the winter and new wounds and marks appear. I’ve had some time to go over footage from the last time I had my trail cameras […]