Weekly Photo Challenge: Transient Dolphins — The Shower of Blessings

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During our trip to North Carolina, my husband went wreck diving. I was riding along with camera in my hands. while the guys were halfway through putting on the diving suits, a small school of dolphins swam by. They came very close to the boat. The guys reached down to the water, were almost able […]

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Readers’ wildlife photos (and video) — Why Evolution Is True

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Today we’re celebrating urban wildlife. Here are photos from Anne-Marie Cournoyer in Montreal, who (with me) is co-owner of the Café Sauvage, a feeding station for the local beasts. Here are some of the customers (I leave it to readers to identify them): And speaking of squirrels, here’s a juvenile from reader Christopher Moss. His […]

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Animal beauty — paintdigi

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ART AND IMAGES FOR YOU Images of animal beauties My dear friends and visitors. I have sought, for you, images of a living natural beauty. I invite you to discover the beauty of animals, which will give you a great “artistic” pleasure: Butterfly Nymphalis io Author: Luc Viatour. Source: commons.wikimedia.org Exotic, avian Source: pixnio.com Chihuahua […]

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Readers’ wildlife photos — Why Evolution Is True

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Reader Tom Gula sent some photos converted from Kodachrome slides (back in my own photo days, when I had three Nikon bodies, about seven lenses, and a Leitz-Minolta CL, I shot with Kodachrome 64. Now I have over 10,000 slides that are virtually useless–unless I scan them). Tom’s notes are indented: This is a retro […]

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Readers’ wildlife photos (with extra science) — Why Evolution Is True

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Reader and professor Bruce Lyon at the University of California at Santa Cruz (America’s most beautifully-situated university) sent a science-y post about his latest work with sparrows. His notes are indented: These photos on golden-crowned sparrows (Zonotrichia atricapilla) follow up an early batch that Jerry kindly posted here. Along with two of my former graduate students, […]

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