Side View of a Black-Capped Chickadee in a Forest
A chickadee is standing on bark from a fallen tree, on the edge of a wooden bench. The length of its body is seen, along with its profile, as it looks to the right. Forest foliage is seen behind.
Black Squirrel on a Suburban Fence
An eastern gray squirrel with the occasional melanistic coloring present in that species, shows its black fur as it sits perched on a fence in the suburbs.
Painted Turtle on a Log
A painted turtle sits on a log in a pond. The reptile has its rear legs and tail retracted within its shell, with only its front claws visible. It also suffers from an aural abscess, an ear infection.
Grey Field Slug
A grey field slug or milky slug (Deroceras reticulatum) crawls across light, dry wood.
A Black Squirrel Nibbles on Maple Tree Seeds
A black squirrel sits upright on the branch of a maple tree as it nibbles on its seeds while holding them with its paws.
Banded Woolly Bear Caterpillar
A banded woollybear, the caterpillar of the isabella tiger moth (Pyrrharctia isabella) makes its way across a gravel path.