Category Archives: Critters

Piggies, Little Blues, and Green Quesadillas

First, piglets Something I never really thought about seeing: wild pigs. They are everywhere here, though they are shy, so you don’t see them often. A few days ago, we got to see a passel of piglets, out without their parents. Sneaky buggers. They ran into the woods when we pulled up in the parking lot beside the grassy area,… (more…)

New Jellyfish

And he’s total mod design inspiration: Via Colossal.

Spring Babies

Just grabbed a bunch of photos off the car camera. We keep the one with the better zoom in the glove box. We have had the pleasure to meet many new critters this spring: These are the Traffic Cranes, so called because they are usually near or in the road. Papa is outside the frame. This was taken on April… (more…)

Penguin Returns Each Year to Human Who Nursed Him

When Joao Pereira de Souza found a dying penguin on a beach near Rio de Janeiro, he immediately started to nurse him back to health. The creature, who has since been named Dindim, is a South American Magellanic penguin and he was found covered in oil. After rescuing him, Pereira de Souza spent an entire week cleaning Dindim’s tarred feathers… (more…)

Coati Mundi Pup

Reptile Personalities at the National Zoo


Laurent Baheux


Timelapse of New Zealand Glowworm Cave


Badger Badger Badger (cubs)

  Butt dial? No, badger dial.

Baby Hamster

Couldn’t find a photo credit, so if you know, pass it along.