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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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Beaver Dam at Ellington Agricultural Center

April 7th, 2010 · 3 Comments · beaver dams, ellington agricultural center, wildlife

These events occurred on Saturday, March 27, 2010… I was completely shocked and amazed by my discovery this morning during a walk at Ellington Agricultural Center in south Nashville, Tennessee. I had absolutely no idea any beavers made their home so close to a Nashville residential area, and in a relatively small creek at that. […]

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Amazing Alligator Snapping Turtles

February 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Radnor Lake, turtles, wildlife

Monday, February 16, 2009 When I returned to the house today from a meeting and errands – most of which were a waste of time, with today being President’s Day – I flipped the boob tube onto the Discovery Channel and noted that Dirty Jobs was on. I expected the creepy show A Haunting to […]

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Two Radnor Hikes in One Day

August 6th, 2007 · Comments Off on Two Radnor Hikes in One Day · Radnor Lake, wildlife

While driving to REI in Brentwood today after a noon meeting, I thought, ‘Why not squeeze in a hike?’ It was around 2, and I was not meeting Kelly at Radnor for our evening hike until around 5:30. So I drove to the east parking lot off Franklin Rd. I’d not been up that way […]

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Abandoned

August 5th, 2007 · 2 Comments · Radnor Lake, wildlife

I met Kelly at the Granny White parking lot at 12:30, and it was already in the upper 90s. Whew! We went to the canoe ramp area on the west end of the lake, in front of the cabin. Kelly took some panoramic shots and that was the last I saw of him. From the […]

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Stag Party

August 4th, 2007 · Comments Off on Stag Party · Radnor Lake, wildlife

There have been some incredible and unique wildlife sightings since I started hiking again a few weeks ago; for example: three owls hanging around in one area, flying from branch to branch in spite of our presence 17 deer on one hike two great blue herons at once fawns galore beaver pair of pileated woodpeckers […]

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