Dec 022013
 
Journal - In Search of Mink

Dateline – October 9, 2013 One of the lesser known, but more interesting small mammals living in the Dallas/Fort Worth area is the ever charming American Mink. This is the selfsame animal so well known for its prized fur—the “Mink” in mink coat. The American Mink is a semi-aquatic carnivore that feeds on rodents, fish,

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Feb 252013
 
Mink - Distemper

The distemper epidemic continues unabated in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Many types of urban wildlife of susceptible to this terrible disease. This Mink—a likely victim of canine distemper—was found in the Great Trinity Forest near Pemberton Hill Rd. Pictures courtesy Ben Sandifer.

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Feb 142012
 
Journal - My Wish List Part 1: Mammals

Dateline – February 14, 2012 Some types of urban wildlife are easier to observe than others. These animals, whether it is because they are more common or because they have more accommodating habits, find their way in front of your camera readily and require relatively little extra effort from the photographer. Other animals—ones that are

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