TO~further the knowledge of nature, and encourage protection, and conservation of it.

Thank you to all who inspired me, taught me, and appreciated the sharing of my photos and information. My passion for God's creation has grown immensely and I am grateful to have had the opportunity to grow and to continue to grow...


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Saturday, February 23, 2013

BIRDS~ with Dr. Scott Shalaway, Oglebay Good Zoo Master Naturalist program


gorgeous creature, hatched at another zoo, and now lives 
at the Oglebay Good Zoo, would not survive in the wild.. 
a nice bird



blue tongued skink , I think


dart frogs, gorgeous

blind mole rat ( I think)

and the cutest armadillo I have ever seen

Sunday, February 17, 2013

TODAY'S BIRDS~ snow and chilly weather brings the flocks to the feeders

in the snow, and at the suet feeder
somewhat aggressive and hungry! 

then along came a gorgeous
Fox Squirrel, filling this tree hole with leaves

White Throated Sparrow... along with several friends from the flock