Small Brown Bat getting a drink from a pond, April 2013. An individual bat can consume up to 1,200 mosquito sized insects per hour.
Pallid Bat getting a drink from a pond. They just skim the surface of the water with their mouth open.
Male Pyrrhuloxia just hanging out looking for seeds.
This super friendly roadrunner kept moving around in front of me, would stop to pose, then move a couple feet and stop to pose again.
Ladderback woodpecker, Southern Arizona.
A very small male squirrel. I don't know which variety of squirrel this is, but I could tell he is a male. Ouch, he travels over cactus thorns all day.
Male cardinal coming in for a landing. I could tell he was coming in before I saw him because he really liked to announce his arrival.
Mexican Jay enjoying the sun and some bird seeds.
Wild turkey in southern Arizona
2 pairs of Ostrich, males are black, females are grey/brown
Zebras drinking late in day.
These hungry wolves were waking up with breakfast on their minds. Fortunately they live in Out of Africa and their owners take very good care of them.
The prairie dogs were just waking up for the morning, and enjoying some snacks. They look like they enjoy food as much as I do. These were at Out of Africa, in Camp Verde, AZ.
Dean Harrison, co-owner of Out of Africa, having fun with his wolves. All of the animals there are very well taken care of and obviously happy. This is a must see attraction, located in Camp Verde, AZ
This silly zebra has learned that when he makes this face, people toss food biscuits in his mouth. I happily complied with several biscuits. This seems to show he has people trained better they have trained him.
A large bear at Bearazona in Williams, AZ. I looked into his eyes, and found myself wondering what he was thinking. I wish I could communicate with him.
A friendly raccoon at Bearazona in Williams, AZ enjoying a dandelion snack.