A Bit of Arkansas Wildlife

My travels often take me out beyond the scope of Northwest Wildlife but my camera is always ready. Here’s a few shots I managed on a fairly cold day in Arkansas. I had to turn over a lot of logs and rocks but the effort was worthwhile. Especially gratifying was the little five lined skink […]

Our Beautiful Snakes

You have to admit it – the Northwest has the most beautiful garter snakes in the country.



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You’d think with all the water we have in our Northwest clime we’d see a lot more representatives of Testudinae here. Unfortunately this is not the case. Our abundance of H20 comes at a cost, well known to us natives, in sunshine. Turtles may love water, but they adore sunlight almost as much, a quality […]

Our Very Own Boa Constrictor

The big serpents loose in the Florida swamplands have been in the news lately and people down south are understandably concerned about these big constrictors ( please see note below). They are a real hazard. Now I doubt that any of these big snakes could survive one of our Northwest winters (or even summer for […]

Painted Turtle Reflection

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Just could not resist these chelonians. Note the […]