Category Archives: Animals

Day 358: Merry Christmas

My sister is in town from San Diego for Christmas and brought her dog Charlie with her. I caught this shot of him lying around on the couch all festive in his Santa hat and thought it was a perfect … Continue reading

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Day 355: Blue Iguanas

A part of the Waters of the World exhibit at the Shedd Aquarium, this is the Blue Iguana, A 2002 report issued by the National Trust for the Cayman Islands said fewer than 30 Grand Cayman blue iguanas (Cyclura lewisi) … Continue reading

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Day 354: Jellies

In Shedd’s new special exhibit, Jellies, discover the intriguing ways these pulsing, translucent animals survive—and thrive—in the world’s oceans. Learn how a jelly can devour enough food to double its weight each day, or how sea nettles hunt by trailing their … Continue reading

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Day 347: Seagull

A seagull waits for a tourist to drop some food at Navy Pier.

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Day 225: DUCK

A duck perched upon a tree branch in the North Pond Nature Sanctuary leans down to take a sip of water.

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Day 201: Chicken

Taken at the Farm-in-the-Zoo by John Deer at the Lincoln Park Zoo.

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Day 198: Keeping Watch

This meerkat takes watch over the mob at the Lincoln Park Zoo. Meerkats can live for 12-14 years and can dig as much dirt up as their body weight in only a matter of seconds.

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