Sep 012011
 
Raccoon - Tracks in the Mud

I discovered these Raccoon tracks on the bank of the Trinity River near a local Sports and Recreation Complex. Wikipedia has this to say about the Raccoon: Similarly, Spanish colonists adopted the Spanish word mapache from the Nahuatl mapachitli of the Aztecs, meaning “[the] one who takes everything in its hands”. In many languages, the

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May 162011
 
Beaver - Suburban Dam Building

This observation documents Beaver activity in far southeast Denton County. the location is a small creek that flows through a suburban neighborhood park. The creek is fed mainly by street runoff, and interestingly, its source is only less than a mile to the east of where this observation was made. The creek continues westerly until

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