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.
Frog on the Forest Floor
In the forest near a river, a green Northern Leopard Frog sits among autumn's fallen leaves. Viewed close-up, it shows off its textured skin and brown spots.
Big Horse, Small Horse
Two horses, one large and one a smaller pony, graze in a field in front of a fence and gate in the sunny weather.
A german shepherd dog on a farm walks from a paved driveway, calmly but with its ears back and eyes squinted, watching where it goes.
The Local Eatery
Four hourses of different colors on a farm join together for a meal of hay.
Hiding Out By the Barn
A resting sheep is leaning against a painted red barn.