Rhinoceros Head-On – Photo

I photographed this rhinoceros at the Brevard County Zoo in Melbourne of Florida. Initially I spent most of my time on the north end of the zoo where the birds and reptiles lived. After a while, my camera battery diminished to zero power; however, I had another charged one in my car to be fully […]

Black Racer Snake – Photo

About Photograph: The Black Racer Snake, a non-venomous reptile, is a long, slender reptile with round pupils. It’s jet black with smooth scales and a gray/black belly along with a white chin. It grows to an average size of 20 to 56 inches with the record length being 72 inches. Black Racers have the ability to […]

Proud Red-shouldered Hawk – Photo

About Photograph: The Red-shouldered Hawk is a medium-sized raptor with a stocky anatomy and beautiful colors. The front or underside of the body contains reddish to peachy bars. The broad, rounded wings, 35 to 50 inches long, are checkered with dark and white colors plus translucent crescents tips. The tail is complemented with black and white […]

Alligator Stalking – Photo

About Photograph: The American Alligator is a reptile with a large dark to black rounded body and short, thick legs. The front limbs contain five toes/claws with the rear ones having four of them. The back or upper body has strong, armored skin with bony plates called osteoderms or scutes. Alligators are distinguished from crocodiles […]

Cuban Tree Frog- A Bittersweet Photo

About Photograph: The Cuban Tree Frog is a beautiful species for photography, but it’s a non-native, invasive amphibian with a negative affect on our native frogs. It’s the largest tree frog in Florida measuring 1.5 to 5 inches in length with large toe pads. The skin is characterized with many bumps and tightly fused to […]