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In Photos: Fire Damage, Bears and Dollywood in the Smokies

I spent a few adventurous yet relaxing days in the Smoky Mountains for a Christmas vacation with family. The scenes were quite memorable: the damage from the intense fires that killed 14 and damaged or destroyed 2,400-plus buildings, but also the spectacular wildlife, including a mama bear and her two [...]

December 31, 2016 admin Nature & Wildlife, Photo, Travel & Culture 0

New Species Added: Eastern Lubber Grasshopper—Juvenile (Romalea Guttata)

Click photos to enlarge. Species are in alphabetical order and have an IUCN classification of “Least Concern” unless noted. Species and subspecies are identified by two- and three-word scientific names, respectively. All photos are by Michael Stone and are available for anyone wanting to use them for educational purposes. [...]

August 10, 2016 admin Nature & Wildlife, Photo, Travel & Culture 0

New Species Added: American Black Vulture (Coragyps Atratus)

Click photos to enlarge. Species are in alphabetical order and have an IUCN classification of “Least Concern” unless noted. Species and subspecies are identified by two- and three-word scientific names, respectively. All photos are by Michael Stone and are available for anyone wanting to use them for educational purposes. [...]

August 5, 2016 admin Nature & Wildlife, Photo, Travel & Culture 0

New Species Added: Great White Egret (Ardea Alba)

Click photos to enlarge. Species are in alphabetical order and have an IUCN classification of “Least Concern” unless noted. Species and subspecies are identified by two- and three-word scientific names, respectively. All photos are by Michael Stone and are available for anyone wanting to use them for educational purposes. [...]

August 1, 2016 admin Nature & Wildlife, Photo, Travel & Culture 0

Gray Squirrels Can Be Orange? I’m in Disbelief, Too

Eastern gray squirrels — those cute but pesky rodents who always find a way to get to even the most well-guarded birdfeeders in the right half of the U.S. and into Canada — seem uniform in action and appearance. But on a recent venture through a park in downtown Tampa, [...]

July 27, 2016 admin Nature & Wildlife, Photo, Travel & Culture 0

New Species Added: Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)

Species are in alphabetical order and have an IUCN classification of “Least Concern” unless noted. Species and subspecies are identified by two- and three-word scientific names, respectively. All photos are by Michael Stone and are available for anyone wanting to use them for educational purposes. [...]

July 27, 2016 admin Nature & Wildlife, Photo, Travel & Culture 0