It has been so hot that I thought the squirrels would appreciate having some water handy. An old dog dish works fine to hold water. Dickie, son of …
The New Pool
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This young one was exploring some time away from mom.
She wasn’t too far away and could swing into action if necessary.
There are lots of bison everywhere …
Often, they like to watch us strange, two-legged animals.
Characterised by their unpredictable moodiness, I would never want to tempt fate by approaching them, as I have seen many others do.
They are definitely not jolly, and that needs to be respected.
This bull moose is just starting to grow his antlers. These members of the deer family grow a new set every year; the larger and more elaborate the antlers, the older the moose.
The antlers are shed in the autumn; lots of people look for them then.
This bear was eating lunch when I spotted him. I’m not sure what he had found but it must have been tasty because he was quite engrossed.
I was glad to see him head to the forest once he saw me.
Happy Monday, happy week.
The black squirrels we see in Ontario are a subgroup of the Eastern Grey Squirrel but when I saw this squirrel with its unusual blond tail I thought …
An amazing capture of a black squirrel with a blond tail; photo by Belinda Grover.
Caribou are very shy and cautious of humans, so it’s unusual to see one, especially out in the open like this.
I saw a group of bison today.
And a couple of young ones who were play-fighting.
And that white stuff on the ground? Yikes. Last week it was 15C (59F) and sunny, but over the weekend, it started to pour rain, which turned to snow, which turned to rain, and then dropped below freezing. Everything is covered in ice-coated snow that in some places is about a metre thick.
So much for spring, but it was fun to see the bison!