Green head, center/left
Center/right, cinnamon head
Left-center, stretching, photo-bombed by wigeons, and one to the far right.
Former nuclear feed materials production facility.... superfund project...."weapons to wetlands"
found inside house, chewed by dog. severe trauma. died immediately after intake.
This male Hibiscus Bee, Ptilothrix bombiformis, is large and easily mistaken for a bumble bee at first glance.
hit by boat propeller
Here we have an adult (above) and nymph (below) of the Speckled Sharpshooter, Paraulacizes irrorata, a common eastern U.S. leafhopper.
This tiny insect is a male Red-headed Bush Cricket, Phyllopalpus pulchellus. He generates a very loud tinkling song for such a small animal.
reportedly found in back yard and chewed by dog. Turtle has obvious severe nutritional deficiencies indicating a long time in captivity with improper care.
about 10 ft tall with spent flowers
30 foot high tree with purple tinged fruits and nearly 1 inch long narrow linear leaves that were flexible. Seen close to a river.
My pet Heteroscodra Maculata, an Old World species of tarantula, one of my many favorites. Gorgeous and extremely hateful species, with potent venom to back up its bite.
found in warehouse, released uninjured and unharmed. Our smallest native wildlife rescue yet.
uninjured, found in warehouse, immediately released
hit by car, severe plastron and bridge fractures, euthanized
a turtle hit by an aircraft? Seriously... this turtle was found on property of Lunken airport after reportedly crossing a runway. carapace fracture.
hit by car, self amputation right rear leg
hit by car, plastron fracture
hit by car, severe shell fractures (bridge, both sides), plastron and carapace pancaked together. Turtle presented alive and covered in maggots and eggs. Immediately euthanized.
very tall - about 10-12ft - and fighting for space amongst the other tall plants. Mustard for sure but I also have a picture of the leaves. Let me know if you have another idea. (This obs was by a river)
found along trails at Fernald Preserve.
Winton Woods Campground Site 12F
Swimming in the stream next to the gorge trail in Sharon Woods
at the cincy nature center (main branch)
uninjured, immediately released
hit by car, severe carapace and plastron fractures, head crushing injury. Euthanized upon arrival.
within 200 yd of the Little Miami river in an open field. Possibly dogbane?
Wound on left side
uninjured male box turtle. immediately released.
old box turtle found near road, missing one leg, numerous old healed injuries. no fresh injuries or wounds... immediately released
box turtle, eye infection
along a partially shaded, partially sunny trail. Tall plant about 5 ft tall. River is quarter mile away and I don't think this is ever flooded. Not blooming and I never got to go back there to get another obs. I think I have the right obs but would appreciate another opinion.
Inner-city wildlife. Deer in urban Cincinnati, OH.
baby box turtle
hit by lawn mower. treated and released.