Wig in Your Ear or Ear in Your Wig?

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Idaho Country Wildlife

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NORTH AMERICAN PORCUPINE

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Bullfrog – BIG!

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-webkit-box-sizing: border-box;
-moz-box-sizing: border-box;
-o-box-sizing: border-box;
display: none;

}

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.view .content {
width: 100%;
height: 100%;
position: absolute;
overflow: hidden;
top: 0;
left: 0;
}

.view h2 {
text-transform: uppercase;
color: #fff;
text-align: center;
position: relative;
font-size: 17px;
font-family: Raleway, serif;
padding: 10px;
/*background: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.8);*/
margin: 20px 0 0 0;

}

.album_back_button a, .view a {
text-decoration: none !important;
}

.view p {
font-family: Merriweather, serif;
font-style: italic;
font-size: 14px;
position: relative;
color: #fff;
padding: 0px 20px 0px;
text-align: center;

}

.view a.info {
display: inline-block;
text-decoration: none;
font-size: 13px;
padding: 2px 14px;
margin-bottom: 3px;
background: #000;
color: #fff;
font-family: Raleway, serif;
text-transform: uppercase;
box-shadow: 0 0 1px #000
}

.mask-text h2 {
font-size: 20px !important;
}

.view a.info:hover {
box-shadow: 0 0 5px #000
}

.view .mask-bg {
height: 100%;
}

.view .album_social {
color: #fff;
position: absolute;
bottom: 3px;
left: 3px;
border: 1px solid #ffffff;
-webkit-border-radius: 3px;
-moz-border-radius: 3px;
border-radius: 3px;
padding: 3px 5px;

}

.view .album_social:active, .view .album_social:focus, .view .album_social:hover {
color: #ffffff;
outline: none;
}

/*1*/

.view .info {
margin-top: 5px;
}

.view-first .mask {
opacity: 0;
background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.7);
transition: all 0.4s ease-in-out;

}

.view-first h2 {
transform: translateY(-100px);
opacity: 0;
font-family: Raleway, serif;
transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out;
}

.view-first p {
transform: translateY(100px);
opacity: 0;
transition: all 0.2s linear;
}

.view-first a.info {
opacity: 0;
transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out;
}

/* */

.view-first:hover img {
/*transform: scale(1.1);*/
}

.view-first:hover .mask {
opacity: 1;
}

.view-first:hover h2,
.view-first:hover p,
.view-first:hover a.info {
opacity: 1;
transform: translateY(0px);
}

.view-first:hover p {
transition-delay: 0.1s;
}

.view-first:hover a.info {
transition-delay: 0.2s;
}

/*2*/
.view-second img {
-webkit-filter: grayscale(0) blur(0);
filter: grayscale(0) blur(0);
-webkit-transition: .3s ease-in-out;
transition: .3s ease-in-out;
}

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background-color: rgba(226, 200, 127, 0.2);
transition: all 0.5s linear;
opacity: 0;
}

.view-second h2 {
background: transparent;
margin: 20px 40px 0px 40px;
transform: scale(0);
color: #333;
transition: all 0.5s linear;
opacity: 0;
}

.view-second p {
opacity: 0;
transform: scale(0);
transition: all 0.5s linear;
}

.view-second a.info {
opacity: 0;
transform: scale(0);
transition: all 0.5s linear;
}

.view-second:hover img {
-webkit-filter: grayscale(100%) blur(3px);
filter: grayscale(100%) blur(3px);
}

.view-second:hover .mask {
opacity: 1;
}

.view-second:hover h2,
.view-second:hover p,
.view-second:hover a.info {
transform: scale(1);
opacity: 1;
}

.view-second img {
-webkit-filter: grayscale(0) blur(0);
filter: grayscale(0) blur(0);
-webkit-transition: .3s ease-in-out;
transition: .3s ease-in-out;
}

.view-second:hover img {
-webkit-filter: grayscale(100%) blur(3px);
filter: grayscale(100%) blur(3px);
}

/*3*/

.view-third img {
transform: scaleY(1);
transition: all .7s ease-in-out;
}

.view-third a.info {
opacity: 0;
transform: scale(0);
transition: all 0.5s linear;
}

.view-third:hover img {
-webkit-transform: scale(10);
transform: scale(10);
opacity: 0;
}

.view-third:hover .mask {
opacity: 1;
}

.view-third:hover h2,
.view-third:hover p,
.view-third:hover a.info {
transform: scale(1);
opacity: 1;
}

/* ==== view 4 ===*/

.view-forth-wrapper {
overflow: hidden;
position: relative !important;
height: 100%;
/* cursor: pointer;*/
}

.view-forth img {
max-width: 100%;
position: relative;
top: 0;
-webkit-transition: all 600ms cubic-bezier(0.645, 0.045, 0.355, 1);
transition: all 600ms cubic-bezier(0.645, 0.045, 0.355, 1);
}

.view-forth .mask {
position: absolute;
width: 100%;
/* height: 70px;*/
/* bottom: -70px;*/
height: 50%;
bottom: -50%;
-webkit-transition: all 300ms cubic-bezier(0.645, 0.045, 0.355, 1);
transition: all 300ms cubic-bezier(0.645, 0.045, 0.355, 1);
top: inherit;
}

.view-forth:hover .mask {
bottom: 0;
}

.view-forth:hover img {
top: -30px;
}

/*== view 5 ==*/

.view-fifth .view-fifth-wrapper,
.view-fifth .view-fifth-wrapper img {
display: block;
position: relative;
}

.view-fifth .view-fifth-wrapper {
overflow: hidden;
height: 100%;
}

.view-fifth .view-fifth-wrapper .mask {
display: none;
position: absolute;
background: #333;
background: rgba(75, 75, 75, 0.7);
width: 100%;
height: 100%;
}

/* ====================== album category styles ==========================*/

#filters {
margin: 1% 0;
padding: 0;
list-style: none;
list-style-type: none !important;

}

#filters li {
float: left;
list-style-type: none !important;
}

#filters li:first-child span {
margin-left: 0px;
}

#filters li span {
display: block;
text-decoration: none;
cursor: pointer;
}

.album_categories {
list-style-type: none;
margin: 0;
padding: 0;
overflow: hidden;
padding-top: 5px;
}

/*========= sharing buttons ============*/

.album_socials {
position: relative;
top: 3px;
width: 100px;
height: 28px;
margin: 0 auto;
}

.album_socials .rwd-share-buttons {
top: 0px !important;
width: 100% !important;
margin: 0px !important;
}

.album_socials a {
text-decoration: underline !important;
}

.gallery_images, .album_image_place {
margin-top: 15px;
margin-top: 15px;
}

#rwd-share-facebook:hover {
background-position: 0 -31px !important;
}

#rwd-share-twitter:hover {
background-position: -31px 32px !important;
}

#rwd-share-googleplus:hover {
background-position: -66px -31px !important;
}

.rwd-share-buttons li, .rwd-share-buttons li a {
width: 26px !important;
border: 0px !important;
}

.rwd-share-buttons {
top: 0 !important;
}

.img_link_btn {
position: absolute;
z-index: 99999;
bottom: 0;
left: 0;
right: 0;
width: 100%;
padding: 8px;
}

.rwd-title {
padding: 10px 0px !important;
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 475px) {
.rwd-share-buttons {
top: -25px !important;
}

.rwd-title-text {
line-height: 15px;
}
}

/*========= hover style ===========*/

#hover {
color: rgba(188, 175, 204, 0.9);
}

h2#testimonials {
color: #fffae3;
}

div#all {
width: 100%;
height: 100%;
}

.view img {
height: auto;
}

.view {
color: #fff;
margin: 0 10px 10px 0;
overflow: hidden;
position: relative;
text-align: center;
float: left;
cursor: default;
border: 1px solid #ccc;
}

.view-wrapper {
height: 100%;
}

.view img {
display: block;
position: relative;
transition: all 0.2s linear;
height: 100%;
width: auto;
max-width: 100%;
margin: 0 auto;
}

.mask-text h2 {
font-size: 20px !important;
margin-top: 20px !important;
}

/* view 1 */

.view-first .text-category, .view-first .mask-text h2, .view-first .mask-text p {
color: #fff;
}

/* view 2 */
.view-second .text-category, .view-second .mask-text h2, .view-second p {
color: #333;
}

.view-second .mask-text h2 {
border-bottom: 1px solid #333;
}

/* view 3*/
.view-third .mask {
background-color: #ccc;
transition: all 0.5s linear;
opacity: 0;
color: #333;
}

.view-third h2 {
border-bottom: 1px solid #333;
background: transparent;
margin: 20px 40px 0px 40px;
transform: scale(0);
color: #333;
transition: all 0.5s linear;
opacity: 0;
}

.view-third p {
color: #333;
opacity: 0;
transform: scale(0);
transition: all 0.5s linear;
}

.view-third .text-category {
color: #333;
}

/* view 4 */

.view-forth .mask-bg {
background: #333;
width: 100%;
height: 100%;
position: absolute;
top: 0;
left: 0;
}

.view-forth .mask-text {
color: #fff;
position: relative;
z-index: 500;
padding: 5px 8px;
}

.view-forth .mask-text h2 {
margin: 0px;
font-size: 13px;
padding: 2px;
color: #fff;
}

.view-forth .mask-text h2:hover {
cursor: pointer;
}

.view-forth .text-category {
display: block;
font-size: 15px;
color: #fff;
}

.view-forth p {
color: #fff;
}

/* view 5 */
.view-fifth .text-category, .view-fifth .text-category *, .view-fifth .mask-text h2, .view-fifth .mask-text p {
color: #fff;
}

Bullfrog from koi pond

Bullfrog

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padding: 28px !important;
min-width: 100%;
width: 100%;
min-height: 100%;
text-align: center;
margin: 0;
margin-bottom: 30px;
background-color: #333333; box-shadow: 0 0 10px;}
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overflow:hidden;
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max-width: 242px;
height: 152px;
margin: 1px -1px !important;
border-radius: 5px;
padding:0 !important;
border-radius: 5px;
border: 1px solid #444444;
box-sizing: border-box;
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width: 100%;
max-width: 240px;
height: 150px;
margin:0 !important;
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section #huge_it_gallery74 li .infoLayer ul li h2 {
font-size: 16px;
color: #FFFFFF;
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-ms-transition: opacity 0.3s linear;
-o-transition: opacity 0.3s linear;
transition: opacity 0.3s linear;
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max-width: 242px;
height: 152px;
position: absolute;
text-align: center;
opacity: 0;
top: 0;
left: 0;
z-index: 4;
max-height: 100%;
border-radius: 0px;
}
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position: absolute;
display: block;
width: 100%;
max-width: 242px;
height: 152px;
top: 0;
left: 0;
z-index: 6;
max-height: 100%;
}
li#fullPreview{
list-style: none;
}
.load_more3 {
margin: 10px 0;
position:relative;
text-align:center;
width:100%;
}
.load_more_button3 {
border-radius: 10px;
display:inline-block;
padding:5px 15px;
font-size:19px !important;;
color:#CCCCCC !important;;
background:#333333 !important;
cursor:pointer;
}
.load_more_button3:hover{
color:#D9D9D9 !important;
background:#8F827C !important;
}
.loading3 {
display:none;
}
.paginate3{
font-size:22px !important;
color:#0A0202 !important;
text-align: center;
}
.paginate3 a{
border-bottom: none !important;
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font-size: 22px !important;
color:#333333 !important;
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clear:both;
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-webkit-transition: opacity 0.3s linear;
-moz-transition: opacity 0.3s linear;
-ms-transition: opacity 0.3s linear;
-o-transition: opacity 0.3s linear;
transition: opacity 0.3s linear;
opacity: 0.801;
display: block;
background: #CCCCCC;
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-webkit-transition: opacity 0.3s linear;
-moz-transition: opacity 0.3s linear;
-ms-transition: opacity 0.3s linear;
-o-transition: opacity 0.3s linear;
transition: opacity 0.3s linear;
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.view {float:none;}

I’ve come across some big frogs before but nothing like this giant amphibian I managed to catch in my backyard koi pond! He’s a doozy.
REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS OF AFGHANISTAN – now on Kindle; coming soon in hard copy.

Dall’s Sheep and Beluga Point

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Under the Tree Bark

The next time you’re out and about in the forest take some time and look a bit closer at that fallen log: /*===== general options =========*/ a { box-shadow: none !important; } .view *, .album_categories *, .album_back_button *, #album_disabled_layer { font-family: sans-serif, Arial, Verdana, Sylfaen !important; } #album_disabled_layer { display: none; position: absolute; width: 100%; […]

IDENTIFYING SNAKES AND LIZARDS

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Polyphemus Moth

Named after the one eyed giant in Greek mythology the Polyphemus Moth is just about the most beautiful moth in our area. They range from here into the Midwest and likely beyond. They spread those four inch plus wings to reveal not just one eye but four; often enough to startle a would be predator. […]

Camp Murray Honey Bees

I was strolling along a walkway/running track in Camp Murray, Washington a while ago and noticed a very hard not to notice warning about a bee hive. Naturally I was prompted to take a closer look. It was a hive of honey bees, and a fairly new one judging by the furious activity going on. […]

Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

How does an incredibly pleasant afternoon where you can see the ocean, the ocean floor, a forest trail with pond life, a huge array of bird life, plus animals from muskrats to reptiles sound? Make it a very exciting walk for kids yet an easy one for the elderly members of the family. There’s a […]