Archive | Zoos and Wildlife Parks RSS feed for this section
Pygmy Marmoset at Beardsley Zoo, Bridgeport, Connecticut

Pygmy Marmoset at Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo  In my visit to the Beardsley Zoo in the fall of last year, I took a few photos of this Pygmy Marmoset.  This was probably the most camera shy animal I saw at the zoo.  It was fine when I was just looking, […]

Share
Comments Off on Pygmy Marmoset at Beardsley Zoo Continue Reading →
Buffalo Relaxing in a Pasture

Buffalo Relaxing

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Action Wildlife

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Action Wildlife  About a month ago, I visited Action Wildlife in Goshen, Connecticut and photographed this buffalo relaxing in a pasture.  I was amazed at his really large head – I’m not sure how much of that is fur and hair, but it’s really impressive.  There […]

Share
Comments Off on Buffalo Relaxing Continue Reading →
Rice Paper Butterfly at Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory

Rice Paper Butterfly

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory  In February of this year, I visited the Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory in South Deerfield, Massachusetts.  It was my first time in a butterfly conservatory and I had a great time.  It was also the first time to use my Bowers ring flash and Tokina […]

Share
Comments Off on Rice Paper Butterfly Continue Reading →
Snake at the Beardsley Zoo

Snake at Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo  Unfortunately, I’m not 100% sure the name of this snake.  I believe it’s a Boa, but I’m not positive.  According to the Beardsley Zoo website, they have over 20 different kinds of reptiles.  The closest one I see on the website is the […]

Share
Comments Off on Snake at Beardsley Zoo Continue Reading →
Rhea at Beardsley Zoo

Rhea at Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo  It’s been a long, hard week, so this will be a very short post.  Here’s a close-up photo of one of the Rhea’s at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, Connecticut.  This bird was kind of a ham and came right up to the camera […]

Share
Comments Off on Rhea at Beardsley Zoo Continue Reading →
River Otter (Lontra canadensis) at Beardsley Zoo

River Otter at Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo  The River Otters (Lontra canadensis) were probably the most interesting animals at the Beardsley Zoo;  they definitely had the most people watching them when I was there.  They were swimming, flipping, and generally clowning around.  Another great exhibit, which even has a water […]

Share
Comments Off on River Otter at Beardsley Zoo Continue Reading →
Prarie Dogs at Beardsley Zoo

Prarie Dogs at Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo  My thanks to these two cute little prarie dogs (Cynomys ludovicians) for posing for this photograph.  I really enjoyed the prarie dog exhibit at the Beardsley Zoo – it is very well done and has an interactive area where you can stick your head […]

Share
Comments Off on Prarie Dogs at Beardsley Zoo Continue Reading →
Gray Wolf at Beardsley Zoo

Gray Wolf at Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo  Today was another day that I wanted to stay relatively close to home.  I headed out with the intention of checking out the foliage in southern Connecticut, but after a short drive, it was looking bleak – most of the autumn colors are […]

Share
Comments Off on Gray Wolf at Beardsley Zoo Continue Reading →