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
It is typical to see goats and cows on rural farms in India
Established trees in rural India provide shelter for not only people, but also farm animals
Birds and sheep together in the English countryside …….
One of the venomous snakes of Florida is the Cottonmouth, a close relative of the copperhead, also known as the water moccasin.
Need to watch out for the alligators hiding in the swamps of Florida
If you aren’t careful, you could almost walk into a baby alligator hiding in the Florida marshes