Monthly Archives: June 2013

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  • More Babies, posted 2013-06-23

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    A few more of this year’s babies along with a few adults.  These fawns live in the wooded areas of the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.  They move out into the grassy areas of the cemetery during the early morning hours.  They are not, by any means, tame or managed like animals in a zoo.  At the same time, the adults especially are accustomed to seeing people in the area so they tend to regard us a part of their environment.  […]

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  • Dinner, posted 2013-06-22

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    Great blue heron having a small turtle for dinner. When I first saw it I wasn’t sure if the heron would succeed in cracking the shell but right after I took this photo I looked away for a few seconds and when I looked back it had apparently been successful.  (Buder Park, St. Louis County, near Valley Park, MO)

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  • Bandit, posted 2013-06-22

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    Raccoon, Lone Elk Park, Valley Park, MO.  Not sure what happened to its right eye but it appeared to have been injured in some way.  Saw it walking across the field toward the parking area so I just waited for it to get close.  Unfortunately it was moving fast enough that I only got a couple of good shots.

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