Category Archives: Reptiles, etc.

Fish and Poptarts and a Snake

On a warm, sunny, still afternoon we could see a couple small fish in the creek by our campsite. I grabbed some Wildberry Poptarts and began feeding them. Several bluegill gathered and ate greedily, joined occasionally by a larger bass. … Continue reading

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Reptile-Amphibian #25 — Western Fence Lizard

sceloporus occidentalis Sunday, February 15, 2015 Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve in Murrieta, California I spotted the first Western Fence Lizard sunning on a large rock in a field. A while later, I saw another one on a log in … Continue reading

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Lost Frog

I happened upon this frog as I was walking through a residential area at least half a mile from the nearest water. It was in the street, and made several long, panicky leaps to get away from me. It finally … Continue reading

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Arkansas Alligator Farm

On the day after Christmas, several family members drove down to Hot Springs. We toured a bathhouse and walked the Grand Promenade and drove back and forth across town several times in search of a BBQ restaurant. And we went … Continue reading

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Dallas World Aquarium

Generally when I’m on the road I like to visit places that are exclusive to the area. That’s why I was planning on visiting the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum on Saturday. But that, and most of the … Continue reading

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