Turtle Snaps's Wildlife Posts

I've seen dragonflies perch like this several times before, and I wondered why. So today I did some googling and found out this is a way to keep cool (and the…

Over the weekend I visited the Chattahoochee Nature Center's butterfly exhibit. They have a small enclosed pavilion where you can walk around to see different…

Cumberland Island is a barrier island off the coast of Georgia that is only accessible by ferry. You can camp there, but it is still more or less uninhabited by…

I love frogs, but around here I usually hear them a lot more often than I actually see them. Today was quite a lucky day because I got to see two different…

Some four (and six) legged friends from St. Andrews State Park in Florida. One of the best surprises of the day came right as I was leaving the park and noticed…

The shot I really wanted here would have been the lighting and soft background from #1 with the posing and framing of #2 (plus a little bit of extra fencepost…

The sun finally decided to come out today, so I tried to fit in a quick photo walk at one of the preserves near my house late this afternoon. It was getting…

I shared pictures of Mama Cat’s kittens earlier this year, but I’ve never been able to get a picture of her even though we see her around every now and then.…

One thing I'm learning about wildlife photography is that using your ears can be just as important as using your eyes. This morning in the wetlands, I heard a…

Sometimes when I think about composing a shot, I lose track of my surroundings...this time I was so focused on the light and color of these leaves at the edge…

This little (ha!) lady was hanging out at the community garden looking very well fed. A few weeks ago, we had a garden spider (not the one pictured above) build…

Earlier this year one of the feral cats in our neighborhood had kittens, and unfortunately the coyotes got them one night. After that we didn't see the mama cat…

I am one of those strange people who find grammar endlessly fascinating, so imagine how delighted I was to find out that there are butterflies who punctuate!…

I think I am in love with lizards. This one was sunning itself when I saw it, and the scales had such a beautiful sheen, like a halo of iridescent light.
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