Monarch Butterfly, Central Park, NY
Denise Levine from New York City saw this lovely monarch on a late October walk in Manhattan's Central Park.
Amy Newell of NYC captured Monarch Butterflies in Fort Tryon Park, NY, New York
Amy was out on a nature walk in New York City when she came upon resting Monarch Butterflies. Fort Tryon Park is next to the Hudson River in the Inwood section of Manhattan.
The Great Escape! Amy Newell was surprised by this Raccoon in Central Park!
Looks like this raccoon was breaking out but really the entire Central Park is his home. Thanks Amy Newell!
ROSEATE SPOONBILL FROM WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER JOE GLIOZZO
Sometimes birds get lost in the storm (or hurricane), like this Roseate Spoonbill found in New Jersey. It should be in the Florida Everglades or on Texas' Gulf Coast
Sea Turtles (Hawksbill?) on the beach on the big island of Hawaii. Thanks to Aimee K. from California
Grey Squirrel checking out the view. Gordon Ellmers
"Mario" the grasshopper loves this hibiscus. Thanks to Pat E.
Gallant male Cardinal feeding his lady
Mourning Doves nesting in our patio roof
From Aimee in Porter Ranch, California
Great Egret in Central Park Captured by Denise L. of New York City
Right in the heart of busy is an oasis for over 280 bird species & people too. An early 19th Century fashion fad almost drove egrets to extinction.
It's baby season! Red fox mama grooming her kit.
Fred from Fort Miller, New York says he was at the end of his lens range but still managed to get a great shot of this new mama and her playful kit.
Ray & Pat met this Mountain Gorilla on their trek through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda
Mountain gorillas are proof of the power of cooperation between nations. Uganda, Rwanda, and the DRC work together to protect their last populations on Earth
Robert Wallace captured this Dragonfly
New York's Central Park, including the Conservatory Garden where this was taken, is alive with all sorts of backyard wildlife. Explore!
Annabeth caught this acorn stuffed Chipmunk in Doodletown, new York
Doodletown, New York is famous as a ghost town but also as great place for an relaxing walk/hike in nature.
Beautiful monarch butterfly in New York from Robert W.
There are specially planted patches of milk weed in Central Park, New York to encourage endangered monarch butterflies.
Red-tailed Hawks in Central Park ? And thanks to Dennis N. we have a "bird's eye view!
Big raptors like peregrine falcons, coopers hawks, and a thriving population of red-tailed hawks are fun to watch in Central Park, New York.
A scarlet macaw from Sharon B's vacation in Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica.
Scarlet macaws, found in Mexico, Central and South America, are still trafficked illegally and frequently stolen from their nests. Responsible tourism is helping to save them.
Sharon B captured this Baird's tapir in Corcovado national Park, Costa Rica
The Baird's tapir is IUNC listed as Endangered with population declines as much as 50% in 30 years due to habitat loss & hunting. Responsible tourists like Sharon's help to save them.
Rick took this image of a Galapagos Island sea lion mom and her baby.
Galapagos Island sea lions are playful, social, curious, and BIG. Males can reach over 900 pounds (408 kg) the more streamlined ladies are only about 250 pounds (113 kg)
Here's looking at YOU! Short eared owl in New York State
Winter is a great time for spotting raptors and owls, like this little short eared owl caught late by our friend, Dr. Gordie Ellmers in New York State.
Baby crab hiding in a clam shell
Baby crab in Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, thanks to our friend Luke.
Boreal toad hiding among the rainforest foliage in Tongass National Park, Alaska
Our friend Luke has a good eye, he caught this little boreal toad hiding among the rainforest foliage in Tongass national Park, Prince of Wales, Alaska
Mountain gorilla silverback watching the watchers
The silverback is the leader of the mountain gorilla troupe, this patient guy kept a close eye on Ray and his family, and showed no aggression.
Mountain gorilla family
Ray and his family trekked this mountain gorilla family in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda
Red Tailed Hawk
Coming in for a landing! Red Tailed hawk caught by Dr. Gordie Ellmers of Fort Edward, New York State.
Red Tailed Hawk
Red Tailed Hawk taken by Dr. Gordie Ellmers in Fort Edwards, New York State
Judy captured drama in Tanzania's Serengeti. The wildebeest calf got away!
This white tailed deer is not impressed with Ron's Weimaraner, Axel. North Andover, Mass.
Raccoon in New York's Central Park from AnnaBeth, UK
Famous resident wild turkey in New York's High Line from Denise
Young squirrel siblings exploring their world. Fort Edward, NY Gordie
Osprey sailing over Fort Miller, New York. from Gordie
Red fox kit taking care of business. Glen Falls, N.Y from Gordie
Looking up at a porcupine. Lake George Conservancy, Putnam, New York from Laurie
Pair of bobcats out for a stroll in Stillwater, N.Y. from Gordie
A moose watches Aimee in Mt. Washington, New Hampshire
Lunch! Great Blue Heron fishing in the Feeder Canal, Fort Edward, N.Y. Gordie
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