We’ve been waiting for a relatively quiet Sunday afternoon to feature non-bird wildlife photos received in recent weeks – and it’s here. Above and below, the first two photos are by Jerry Simmons, seen on the shore – a gunnel and crab.
David Hutchinson is often out watching, and photographing, sightings on- and off-shore. He shared the two photos below – a crystal jelly:
And a rabbit:
In the forest, Mark Wangerin, who often shares beautiful bird photos, spotted this raccoon:
Another raccoon was photographed by Rose De Dan of Wild Reiki and Shamanic Healing, who has many animal-encounter stories to tell. She shared a few photos with us this summer too. She says this raccoon was in a cherry tree, inspecting whether the fruit was ready to eat:
Below, Rose’s photo of an opossum enjoying fresh apples:
She says the opossum is a frequent visitor, and tells a story – with video – on her website.
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