Tag Archives: mammal

Elephant Seals at Año Nuevo

These two male Northern Elephant Seals fought with one another on the beach at Año Nuevo on Christmas Eve 2017. Eventually one male backed off and moved away into the ocean. A male Elephant Seal at Año Nuevo in December … Continue reading

Posted in Natural History, Photography, Video | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A buck jogs past me in my neighborhood.

A male whitetail deer jogged right by me while I was standing in my driveway in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Apparently, two does ran by just a minute or two earlier, but I didn’t see them. This buck was in hot … Continue reading

Posted in Natural History | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Sea Otters in Monterey Bay: Surfing at Sunrise

In the last blog post, I mentioned watching sea otters catching and eating their prey at dawn. On one morning, I watch some surfers sharing the waves with the sea otters. The otters were already in the water when the … Continue reading

Posted in Citizen Science, Natural History, Photography | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Sea Otters in Monterey Bay: Surfing at Sunrise

Sea Otters in Monterey Bay: Seafood Breakfast at Dawn

Over several early mornings from late December 2017 and early January 2018, I watched sea otters going about their business in Monterey Bay. One of the fascinating things to see was the Sea Otters catching and eating their prey. The … Continue reading

Posted in Citizen Science, Natural History, Photography, Video | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Sea Otters in Monterey Bay: Seafood Breakfast at Dawn

Mother’s Day Muskrat and Turtles

The weather on Mother’s Day was excellent for spotting animals out and about in the Cleveland Metroparks. Here is a short video of a muskrat messing around in a pond. About 12 seconds into the video a painted turtle emerges … Continue reading

Posted in Natural History, Video | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Mother’s Day Muskrat and Turtles