Nov 082012
 
White-tailed Deer - Riverbend

We encountered a number of White-tailed Deer while exploring in the Trinity River Greenbelt Riverbend Preserve. All were found moving along the trails on top of the levy. The deer were spending their time causally browsing in the tall grass, and did not seem overly concerned about our presence. When we would get a little

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Sep 072012
 
Turkey Vulture - Retreating

A Turkey Vulture near a dog carcass in far southeast Dallas County. The vulture fled as we approached. Observations Details County – Dallas City – Unincorporated Date – Aug 26, 2012 Time of Day – Afternoon Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Overcast Habitat – Agricultural-Farm Type of Behavior – Fleeing Gender – Uncertain Maturity

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Jun 102012
 
Eastern Cottontail - Hare Trigger

This Eastern Cottontail was photographed near our neighborhood Beaver pond. He was doing what rabbits typically do late in the afternoon—he was eating grass. The rabbits in our neighborhood are accustomed to people and are very comfortable with their presence. But, you can take it too far. There is a point where your proximity becomes

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