This is our 40 acre habitat at the North Carolina Zoo, summer view. To see winter view please look here.
The "X" (note on photo) is where the animals from the previous photo were located. As you can tell they were a long way off.
(5 photo stitched panorama)
Tags: ucumari photography Africa Plains overlook NC North Carolina Zoo July 2018
The little female American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) has her hands full as she tries to drive one of the four Magpies away that were pestering her. She finally gave up and moved off until the Magpies left. Image taken in Elbert County, Colorado.
Tags: American Kestrel Falco sparverius bird raptor predator WildImages chase defense Magpie Pica hudsonia pest nuisance Elbert County Colorado
The stormy sunset ended with an orange glow across the sky. It looked to me like the towering cumulonimbus clouds of the main storm miles away were reflecting sunset light back to the lower level clouds that I could see where I was watching the storm.
Tags: orange sunset reflections thunderstorm Chisholm Creek Park Wichita Kansas