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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Day 197: Duck

A duck relaxes around the lakefront on a mid summers afternoon.

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Day 165: Breathe

Caught in an exhale under water, this polar bear was going for a swim late in the afternoon at the Lincoln Park Zoo.

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Day 163: Melancholy

If there was one word to describe this photo, melancholy is it.  This poor rhino was very sad that his friend was on the other side of the wall from him and all he wanted to do was be with … Continue reading

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