Cicada On Tree Trunk

I was sitting on a stool waiting for a Lizard to show in a spot that they frequent. This was at my place near the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. A little after sunrise a Cicada made a loud noise and fell to the ground near where I was sitting. It must have been in a tree… Read More »

Eastern Gray Squirrel

I was leaving the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge when I spotted this Eastern Gray Squirrel. I was in the parking area near the entrance putting my camera away for the day. I got my camera back out as soon as I noticed that this squirrel was coming close. I don’t photograph these squirrels very often. I see the… Read More »

Whitetail Buck With Hair Loss

This young Whitetail Buck is loosing hair around its neck area. The first thing I thought was that this Buck had mange. The Buck seems healthy and I don’t see thickening of the skin or redness in that area which is common with mange. When I got home I did research on what could be going on with… Read More »

Cottonmouth In Tall Grass

This Cottonmouth (Water Moccasin) spotted me first while I was walking at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. I was on one of the service roads. Visitors can walk these roads but you can’t drive on them. This road had water on both sides and this snake was getting ready to cross the road until I showed… Read More »

Water Moccasin Crossing Asphalt Road

I was driving the asphalt section of the auto tour road at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma when I came upon a Water Moccasin (Cottonmouth). As soon as it saw my pickup it stopped and raised its head. I exited my pickup and took a few photos before it finally went on its way. The Water… Read More »