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  1. cflutist
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    by cflutist » Jan 14, 2019
    December is their SUMMER time. Temps not bad at all, about 35 degrees or warmer most days. Sometimes we wore only our red parka shells and not the jacket inside. The only time it felt really cold was in the zodiac rides to go ashore with the wind blowing in our face ... that was COLD burrrrr.
     
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  2. strawrose
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    by strawrose » Jan 14, 2019
    @cflutist what lovely penguins! :kiss2:
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    This is a little romp in Kauai. It was... very wet. Not pictured is the rain that cancelled some excursions.
     
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  3. cflutist
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    Tabular icebergs in Antarctica

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    Some looked like they were sculpted, water so clear that you can see below

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    Cierva Cove

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    A small one that got too close to the ship

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  4. cflutist
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    Scenery in Antarctica was gorgeous

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    See the lone zodiac above.
     
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  5. cflutist
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    by cflutist » Jan 14, 2019
    Paradise Bay Antarctica

    Some passengers visited Brown Station and then went on a hike.

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    Rain in Antarctica

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  7. Dee*Jay
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    by Dee*Jay » Jan 19, 2019
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    There’s someone by TR who raises miniature horses. Every time I go by I stop and talk them from my car window. I’m sure they’re like, “Oh look, it’s the crazy lady who talks baby talk to us.”
     
  8. monarch64
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    by monarch64 » Jan 19, 2019
    @Dee*Jay toss them some carrots! Then they'll be excited to see you, and maybe they'll talk back. :mrgreen2:
     
  9. Dee*Jay
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    by Dee*Jay » Jan 20, 2019
    Monnie, when they start talking back I'm going to have to start reevaluating some things, LOL!
     
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    by lissyflo » Feb 15, 2019
    5293081E-77AD-4C63-9EC5-2FD39842690A.jpeg 655B2228-AF8B-49EB-9A1A-59E3686C49E5.jpeg Spring has sprung, thank goodness! 15 degrees C (about 60F I think) and a glorious dog walk today. I love this time of year. I hope everyone else is on the up too!
     
    


    


  11. missy
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    by missy » Jul 19, 2019
    Bumping this thread up for new additions.

    A baby buck. So sweet. We saw him while cycling this morning.


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  12. jordyonbass
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    I work as a Land Surveyor as well as an Opal cutter, here is the view over a lot of land I mapped out one day. FB_IMG_1563568793785.jpg
     
  13. Mamabean
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    by Mamabean » Jul 19, 2019
    Here’s the baby bunny that is eating all my perennials and I let him. How can I say no...Bunnies have to eat!
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  14. doberman
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    by doberman » Jul 20, 2019
    Kermit at the pool.
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  15. missy
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    Turtle spotting on our ride today. So sweet.

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    Aww I love Kermit. What a sweetie.:kiss2:
     
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    by doberman » Jul 20, 2019
    We have these small lily pad type of cushions floating at the side of the pool so frogs and toads don't drown. But Kermit keeps coming back so we just let him have the pool as his domain. I actually found a snake swimming in the pool the other day, that was a first. He was so cute.
     
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    I spotted this lovely creature while going out to shoot some flowers in my front yard. I used to raise these for a hobby when I was in high school. Never could get a good picture of them then. I used to shoot a roll or two of film, then wait for a couple of weeks to discover they were all horrible...

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    I am loving that this is obviously a newly hatched butterfly as the wings are still "perfect" and not beat up and transparent in places at they will be in a few days.

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  18. Rubymal
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    by Rubymal » Jul 21, 2019
    I love all your photos!! I also enjoy having lots of different pets, fiance has capped me at 4 maximum :( right now, I've got a dog, crested gecko and tortoise (I'm saving the last spot for a horse in the near future). We did have a hamster that passed away last year.
     
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    by ilovegemstones » Jul 21, 2019
    Thanks Rubymal! Wow, a tortoise! They are so cool! I used to have cresties too and they had babies. Amazing you are getting a horse!
     
  20. Mamabean
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    by Mamabean » Jul 21, 2019
    :lol-2:
     
  21. Wink
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    by Wink » Jul 22, 2019
    Spider web in the sun after a sprinkle...

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    by m51galaxy » Jul 22, 2019
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    My Peruvian Apple Cactus bloom.
     
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    by soxfan » Jul 22, 2019
    This guy flew into my yard, tried to eat my fish out of my pond, hopped on my shoulder and came inside to eat peanuts and drink water. After a few FB posts, it turns out he had gotten out of his owner's house and flew about a mile away to enjoy my tropical paradise. It's a sun conure and he was so adorable, the kids wanted to keep him. The owner was very thankful I found him and kept him safe until he could come over and pick him up:) He's a sun conure.

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    This is a bunny that lives in our yard. She is adorable and I've almost stepped on her because she is so tame she doesn't move!

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    And here are my bluebirds that are now adults- mom and dad have laid 5 more eggs for their second brood:

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    by junebug17 » Jul 23, 2019
    :love: SO beautiful!
     
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    by the_mother_thing » Jul 23, 2019
    Nature & wildlife in one pic ... my orchid and my neighbor’s cat, who seems to like me more than his owners, as he hangs out at our home all the time.
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  26. Mamabean
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    by Mamabean » Jul 23, 2019
    That’s a perfectly framed shot! So funny!
     
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    by the_mother_thing » Jul 23, 2019
    Thanks! It is kinda funny, but also kind of sad. He is an indoor/outdoor cat, and his owners do care for him, food/vet/etc., but they are out of town right now for a few weeks and have someone staying nights at the house while they are away. Kitty cat doesn’t seem to like the ‘pet nanny’ too much, so he has been at our house (outside only) for a week or so now practically non-stop. It’s been crazy hot and dry (until today, FINALLY some rain!), so I and other neighbors have been worried about him, keeping water available for him, etc. I texted his owner after the first couple days because he was here more than usual; that’s when she told me the situation/arrangement. He has a cat door to get in & out, but chooses to be out more than in.

    Earlier, he & my dogs were checking each other out through the windows. :lol:
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  28. Mamabean
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    by Mamabean » Jul 23, 2019
    So cute!
     
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    by Mamabean » Jul 23, 2019
    It looks like they caught diamonds! :P2
     
  30. StephanieLynn
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    by StephanieLynn » Jul 25, 2019
    Found this guy in the garden today

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