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Old 08-14-2011, 12:15 AM
 
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Wood storks in flight overhead today.....

quite a majestic bird...well, except for the bald head, which is wrinkled & black, while the wings & body are beautiful white feathers.

They look old..but wise.
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Old 08-14-2011, 01:12 AM
 
Location: Out there somewhere...
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Saw two garter snakes today.
Garter Snake Pictures - GarterSnakes.com
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Old 08-14-2011, 06:01 AM
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Location: Memphis - home of the king
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Last year I observed a squashed red wasp. This was after I grabbed and squeezed the toe of my shoe and anxiously pulled my foot back out, then shook it out to take a look at what had bitten me. I suppose I was happy to see it was a wasp instead of a spider. It had apparently gotten in from the garage. I kept casual shoes in the hallway just inside that door and the wasp had snuggled all the way up into the toe. My toe pushing into it must have defeated the worst part of the sting. But it still itched and swelled. Since then I do not put my foot into any shoe from any room or closet without tapping and making sure it's empty.

Glad you didn't step on your red wasp.
Definitely. If anyone wants to have nightmares, just do a Google search of "recluse spider bite" then click on "Images" on the upper left.
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Old 08-14-2011, 03:18 PM
 
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Black birds bathing in the front yard sprinkler this morning. They were even lifting their little wings to get the hard to reach spots.
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Old 08-14-2011, 03:19 PM
 
Location: Morrisville
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There are a lot of lizards where I work.
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Old 08-15-2011, 05:36 AM
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Location: Memphis - home of the king
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Neighbor's dog in our backyard yesterday.

A German shepherd. Had to chase it out. "Sorry," he says.

Sorry doesn't cut it if it kills the harmless tomcat that hangs out back there. Cat's okay though.
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Old 08-15-2011, 11:58 AM
 
Location: playing in the colorful Colorado dirt
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Friendships between dogs and porcupines were not meant to be, no matter how nice your dog is. Just ask my vet.
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Old 08-15-2011, 03:19 PM
 
Location: Fredericksburg/Roanoke, VA
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Drove on the highway for about five hours today, so saw lots of squirrels, birds, and a couple of deer.
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Old 08-15-2011, 06:14 PM
 
Location: Where Trolls get BBQ'd
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Just got into Maryland and found a flock of Canadian geese feeding in town.
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Old 08-15-2011, 07:12 PM
 
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nice way to travel....looking for the wildlife

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Drove on the highway for about five hours today, so saw lots of squirrels, birds, and a couple of deer.
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