This little Broad-headed Skink (Eumeces laticeps) has had an encounter with a predator, most likely some bird, that has marred her beauty but saved … [Read more...] about Broad-headed Skink Eumeces laticeps, A tale of Tails.
The frog pictured here is a Green Tree Frog, Hyla cinerea. I was visiting the Fort Worth Nature Center and Reserve on a cool spring morning in 2012 … [Read more...] about Green Tree Frog in Marsh Sedges, Green on Green
On a cool morning in March 2017, I was traveling towards home after a productive photo safari. I chanced upon three Mule Deer, Odocoileus hemionus, in … [Read more...] about Lessons I’ve Learned About Mule Deer
The Red-eared Slider, Trachemys scripta elegans, formerly known as Chrysemys scripta elegans belongs to the family Emydidae which contains the water … [Read more...] about Red-eared Slider: A Common Water Turtle in Texas
Natrix rhombifera rhombifera, the Diamond Back Water Snake is found throughout most of Texas. They prefer habitats close to permanent water. The genus … [Read more...] about Diamondback Water Snake Often Killed for Resembling a Cottonmouth