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Entries from April 29th, 2012

Southern ringneck snake at Percy Warner park in Nashville

April 29th, 2012 · 2 Comments · snakes

Diadophis punctatus punctatus Although ringneck snakes are also known as ring-necked snakes, this Nashville hiking blog generally uses the term ringneck for the sake of consistency and simplicity. The average adult size of southern ringneck snakes is six to ten inches, so the specimen (pictured on this page) briefly captured at Percy Warner Park in […]

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April sunset in Nashville: Frasier Photos

April 26th, 2012 · Comments Off on April sunset in Nashville: Frasier Photos · sunset

[nggallery slideshow id=3 float=right] I took these Nashville sunset photographs as I walked across the Green Hills Mall parking lot on my home from a bit of Krogering. It had finished raining about an hour earlier, and the skies were spectacular. This was one of those types of sunsets that makes it look as though […]

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Amarula, the road rage elephant

April 10th, 2012 · Comments Off on Amarula, the road rage elephant · wildlife

Here’s another great photo journal of fascinating animal life: Amarula, the popular road rage elephant. This happened in Africa in February of 2011; I’m not sure when it went viral, since I only received it today — and am not on many forward lists, besides! (I usually delete them.) John Somers, traveling in Africa with […]

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Hiking at Radnor Lake in April 2012

April 7th, 2012 · Comments Off on Hiking at Radnor Lake in April 2012 · Radnor Lake

The weather today has been absolutely glorious. (And so was the brunette park ranger who waved at us as we left. Who’s that girl?) [ As in other posts within our family of blogs, you can see different images of the subject by clicking your browser’s REFRESH button… Enjoy! ] Beautiful women aside, today was […]

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