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Nocturnal Wood Rat

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When I began this blog in 2011 one of the “rules” I set up for myself was that I would post only photographs that I personally took. After five years, I am going to break that rule. . . well, … Continue reading

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Neotoma fuscipes

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The dusky-footed wood rats (Neotoma fuscipes) that inhabit the nests in my previous post (see 02-03-2016) are mostly nocturnal therefore difficult to photograph. Friends found a dead wood rat on their property (Modoc County CA) and gave it to me. … Continue reading

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Dusky-footed Wood Rat

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Many species of wood rats are found throughout North America, with fewer species occurring in the eastern states. They inhabit a variety of habitats from deserts to forest floors. The dusky-footed wood rat (Neotoma fuscipes) is a native resident of … Continue reading

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Bobcat Part 1

Previously I have noted many of the animal tracks we find around our house and on our property. The animals are very active after the sun goes down. Lately bobcats (Lynx rufus) have been particularly bold about coming into the yard. On … Continue reading

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