Tag Archives: wildlife

Nuts-R-Us

Breaktime
Break Time

Nearly all squirrels are irreverent. They have the advantage of quickness to scramble up trees or the sides of buildings if you dare to object to their chattering. By the time this fellow had hoarded all the nut in his mouth, he was quite cheeky. And alas, yet another acorn which will never grow into a mighty oak.

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CEE’S ODD BALL PHOTO CHALLENGE: 2015 WEEK 28

Is This The Serengeti?
Is This The Serengeti?

Not often you get to see giraffes when you’re out for a seaside stroll. This is one of a pair staring out to sea across the mud flats. Obviously someone has too much time on their hands or is in the first stages of an art career or simply  is trying to get rid of the last can of living room paint. Hard to pass by without grabbing a photo.

Stars of the Sea

Asteroidea
Asteroidea

Poor starfish. As if they don’t have enough problems escaping predators: sea otters, crabs, gulls, fish and other cannibalistic starfish species; now they are subject to ‘Sea Star Wasting Syndrome’ killing them off up and down the Pacific coast. Noticed their almost total disappearance from one of the marine parks in the Lower Mainland a couple of months ago. Over at Tofino on Vancouver Island, however, they appear bright and healthy.