Category Archives: Animal Kingdom

Marmots in Spokane

Look closely….it’s just another marmot! There are several locations near our rivers that are favorites for these rascals. Eastern marmots are ground-dwelling rodents of the squirrel family. In North America they are called groundhogs or woodchucks. Marmots use lookouts to … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time

What makes a picture interesting? While viewing property in West Spokane this was simply part of the landscape. It certainly made for an interesting picture, however, I have no clue what it was “once upon a time”! Recommend Tell a … Continue reading

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Spokane County Fish Hatchery

The only fish hatchery in Spokane County is located in North Spokane on Waikiki Rd. Recommend Tell a friend

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Ahhh, Nuts!

Can you imagine the thrill of having to choose from all these nuts? This squirrel lives in Riverfront Park, where the food supply is more than adequate. Recommend Tell a friend

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Preparing for Winter

On the Riverpoint Campus the squirrels are busy gathering the acorns. This bushy tailed fellow managed to find a double acorn. They are fun to watch as they run about–it looks like they play tag with one another. Might be! Anything … Continue reading

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Hurricane Ridge

Hurricane Ridge in the Oympic mountains was breathtaking! The deer are so tame it took no effort to snap pictures like this. It was rather humorous as all the photographers lined up to snap the picture of this young deer…..and … Continue reading

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Oh dear! Deer!

While taking some photos of the beautiful scenery in the Olympics I heard a “click-click” behind me. Sure enough, this beautiful deer had just come down from the ridge and was headed down the draw. After getting a little excited … Continue reading

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Here fishy, fishy……

We didn’t actually call these fish….but they acted as if they just might respond! The Japanese Gardens (part of Manito Park) is home to beautiful trees and plants, plus a pond full of delightful fish. We thought they would make great … Continue reading

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Turkeys galore!

Noticing that the Northwest had an abundance of wild turkeys, I was curious when this came about. Because I didn’t remember these giant birds when I was growing up it was interesting to find out that it has been in only … Continue reading

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He’s So Precious!!

While viewing houses this week the owner of this magnificent horse said he is quite the pet. Then she warned me to shut the gate because he usually managed to take off the car mirrors!! I bet he’s fun to … Continue reading

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