For some reason, hanging out along the highway. Unfortunately no scale in the photo though proximity to this individual gave us appreciation for size.
Trying to cross a busy highway.
Trying to stay warm on the gravel road on a cool fall day.
Noted this fellow looked like a cross between a leopard frog and a toad of some sort.
Crossing a very busy highway
A large mosquito like insect
Young female, hair rubbed and broken from heavy ticks this year.
Marten tracks. Pencil metal is 0.5 inches so diagnostic separation from fisher is width of an individual print (greater than 2.5 ” for fisher) and straddle, or total width of two side by side prints (greater than 4.5″ for fisher).
Looked like a young one, ignored traffic and closely watched a beaver working in a nearby pond.
Haven't seen this many clumped like this before.
7 ducklings this year
Pair of loons with young of year
Odd year population
Two cubs eating catkins in aspen trees
A pair have been nesting around here for years.
Tracks along the Whirlpool River.
Manitobensis with antlers on.
Wolf killed wapiti
Very large trees in food cache
I've been curious about small mammals being left along a trail I commute along and this morning I figured out that I must be startling a fox who let a frustrated yelp when I stopped to investigate his prize.
When faced with a relative 10 story tall threat they don't tuck tail and run, rather pretend to be invisible and if that doesn't work they just get fiesty.