It's a skink... I think.
It's a skink... I think.

In the mountains of Tasmania

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Momma
Momma

A mother anticipates the arrival of her babies.

Hound
Hound

Lunchtime companion in Loreto, BCS

Pooch on the Roof
Pooch on the Roof

in Todo Santos, Mexico

Her Master's Voice
Her Master's Voice

This little cutie is 'Honey'. She came into my Dad's life from the local animal shelter not long after my Mom passed away. She'd obviously had a tough time and is very skittish around most people but she hangs on to my Dad's every word.

Prehistoric
Prehistoric

Iguana in Costa Rica

Big Head
Big Head

Big Heart. Good Dog. Ollie.

Aaaaand... the doorbell rings.
Aaaaand... the doorbell rings.

Just as I got him still for a portrait, trick-or-treaters rang the doorbell. Posing over.

Horses of Carcassonne
Horses of Carcassonne

outside the old city walls

Contemplating Four
Contemplating Four

Happy Birthday to Charlie. Yesterday he turned 4.

Skyping with his "brother"
Skyping with his "brother"

Charlie listens intently to Alec.

Charlie
Charlie

Waiting patiently for the next activity whatever it may be.

Sitting High
Sitting High

Egrets / Heron - I'm afraid I don't know the difference.

Family Photo
Family Photo

Egrets / Heron - I'm afraid I don't know the difference.

Two on a Wire, One on a Pole
Two on a Wire, One on a Pole

Egrets / Heron - I'm afraid I don't know the difference.

Pelicans Take Flight
Pelicans Take Flight

Some rude photographer disturbed their meal of fresh clams exposed by the low tide.

Crane in Flight
Crane in Flight

Taken near Loreto, Mexico

The Patience of a Fisherman
The Patience of a Fisherman

Taken near Loreto, Mexico

Hazel 1
Hazel 1

The cat who lives at my mother-in-law's assisted living home

Hazel 2
Hazel 2

The cat who lives at my mother-in-law's assisted living home

Hazel 3
Hazel 3

The cat who lives at my mother-in-law's assisted living home

I'm ready. I won't need the goggles.
I'm ready. I won't need the goggles.

This little guy seems ready to mount up as soon as the driver gets back.

Ollie
Ollie

One of my favorite dogs, strikes a nice pose.

You're not going to finish that, are you?
You're not going to finish that, are you?

Dammit, I didn't get the shot, but she did offer the pup a few licks of ice cream. (Which he willingly accepted.)

Disappintment
Disappintment

Floyd hopes in vain of joining in on the lobster feed

Waiting.
Waiting.

I'm not sure if the pup is waiting patiently or not. From the looks of the marks on the window, he's waited from this vantage point before.

Synchronized Eating
Synchronized Eating
Doggie Disappointment
Doggie Disappointment

Charlie likes cheese too.

Being Coi 2
Being Coi 2
Being Coi
Being Coi
Enjoying the Day
Enjoying the Day
Peek-a-boo Pup
Peek-a-boo Pup

A beautiful dog peeks out from behind a courtyard gate onto the street in San Jose del Cabo.

The Gull
The Gull

(or also known as The Grainy One)

Leader of the Pack
Leader of the Pack

This little guy was scampering all over the cobblestone square.

Star Player
Star Player

If you can't kick it, head it. A dog plays soccer on the square outside the Pompidou Centre, Paris

Spotted
Spotted

I must have made some noise: They're alert and checking me out.

Roadrunner
Roadrunner

It's the state bird of my home state of New Mexico but this one was in California. Like in the cartoon, a coyote would have a hard time catching a healthy one.

Beach Birds 3
Beach Birds 3

Coronado Beach, San Diego

Beach Birds 2
Beach Birds 2

Coronado Beach, San Diego

Beach Birds 1
Beach Birds 1

Coronado Beach, San Diego

Beach Lovers
Beach Lovers

Elephant seals at Año Nuevo State Park, California.

Fascination
Fascination

It doesn't seem to care that he's behind the glass and in captivity. Speaking of glass, once I learn Photoshop better, I can remove the smudges.

What's Over There?
What's Over There?

Meerkat at the Oakland Zoo

Mind Your Own Business
Mind Your Own Business

Meerkat at the Oakland Zoo

Who Me?
Who Me?

I don't think it's possible for a meerkat to screw up a modeling gig?

Late Afternoon Sunbathing
Late Afternoon Sunbathing

Meerkat at the Oakland Zoo

Cape Buffalo
Cape Buffalo

Among California Oaks and Manzanita? Yes, at Safari West.

Watusi Cattle
Watusi Cattle
Yes, you.
Yes, you.

Undefeated in the Oakland Staring Contest

Lemur Looking
Lemur Looking

So you have a zoom lens. So what.

Lemur Tale (Tail)
Lemur Tale (Tail)

at Safari West

Meeting of the Minds
Meeting of the Minds

Ring-Tailed lemurs gather at Safari West between the Napa and Sonoma valleys.

Shotgun!
Shotgun!

Man's best friend makes the best navigator

Horses in the Fog
Horses in the Fog

The fog moves over the Sonoma Coast

Monkey in Madison
Monkey in Madison

At the Henry Vilas Zoo in Madison, WI.

Giraffes (Wooden and Flesh)
Giraffes (Wooden and Flesh)

On safari in Kenya, the trees' shapes seem to shadow the giraffes' feeding.

A Stroll Among the Zebras
A Stroll Among the Zebras

On our safari in Kenya

Elephant in front of Kilimanjaro
Elephant in front of Kilimanjaro

Keeping cool in the marshland below Mount Kilimanjaro

No Ladder Needed
No Ladder Needed

I don't remember what this animal is called but he can stand like that for a long time munching on leaves.

Don't Get Too Close
Don't Get Too Close

Rhino in the Maasai Mara

Yawn.
Yawn.

Waking up in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve

King of the Jungle, King of the Hill
King of the Jungle, King of the Hill

In the Maasai Mara, Kenya.