Chipmunk, above Lee Canyon at the saddle of the ridge near 11,000' elevation.
Skimmia japonica, Takao-san
Chamaecyparis obtusa, Takao-san
Wild "Prunus jamasakura," Takao-san
Fagara or Zanthoxylum ailanthoides, conveniently labelled on a nature trail near Takao-san.
Five-petaled wildflower near a stream feeding Bishop Creek, above Long Lake on the Bishop Pass trail. Midsummer. Elevation around 3,100 m /10,300'.
Looks like a stink bug or beetle.
In fact, it's shaped like a stink bug in every sense, EXCEPT the flaring shape of the rear pair of legs. All the stink bug ID photos I've been looking at have spindly rears... hopefully this will help when I find the right taxon.
Butterfly on thistle, Spring Mountains, Nevada.
Snake, near Dan's Pulpit
Butterfly at PHL.
A feral cat in the Philadelphia subway system. Not the best photo.
An alpine meadow flower on the trail to Lower Lamarck Lake in California's Sierra Nevada.
Chipmunk, Lee Canyon, Spring Mountains.
Either Panamint or Taylor's based on location, having a hard time telling these species apart (especially with not so great photos).
Groundhog in Valley Forge