It was common to see moose roaming the residential neighborhoods in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Yellowstone is the only place in the United States where bison have continuously lived since the prehistoric age, according to the Interior Department. Between 2,300 and 5,500 bison live in Yellowstone, according to the Park Service.
Since our visit was in September, most bison had already left Hayden Valley, but here are some by a watering hole.
The green anole is one of the most commonly encountered lizards in South Carolina, and is often incorrectly referred to as a chameleon due to its ability to change color from green to brown. Spotted this anole on the boardwalk of Audubon Center at Beidler Forest, South Carolina.
It wasn’t only swans and irises at Swan Lake Iris Gardens, Sumter, SC. Captured this squirrel posing on a tree branch showing off its wide open eyes and bushy tail. Colorful bokeh effect in the background.
A camel, buffalo and people are silhouetted against the sun at a beach in India
A deer family symbolizes innocence that the New Year brings. What is in store for us all this year!
A baby, black snake slides through the rocks near our home in North Carolina
An American Black Bear spotted on the side of a road in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia
A “zonkey” is a hybrid cross produced by mating a zebra and a donkey. Zonkeys are not a true species because they have an odd number of chromosomes and cannot reproduce. While zonkeys are rare, they are bred in a number of zoos and specialized farms around the world.
Here is a zonkey at Catawba Farms in Newton, North Carolina. It doesn’t seem to look either like a donkey or a zebra!
A goat at Catawba Farms in Newton, North Carolina sports a fancy beard
The warmth of an elephant mother and child captured in monochrome
A river otter drenched in water sits atop a small log at Brookgreen Gardens Zoo, South Carolina
A baby alligator among the wildlife at Huntington State Beach Park, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina.
Langur monkey mother and baby displaying closeness in Vadodara, India
Buffaloes and cows are essential animals in rural India as they provide fresh milk, readily available close to home
A couple of cows on a rural Indian farm look at the photographer as if posing
It is not unusual to see cows blocking the path even on a well-traveled road in rural India
An egret finds a resting spot on a buffalo calf in rural India
The eyes and horns of these bullocks seem to be intertwined at a rural farm in India
Goats at this Indian abode seem to be a source of pride as they are on display by the main road