Ten years ago, before White Nose Syndrome killed off most of the little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus) we used to catch them all the time.
It was a Friday night disco at the Kettler Iceplex...
This attractive terrestrial snail is likely in the genus Xesta (formerly or maybe still Naninia).
Soon enough the leaves will be turning and the scenery gets quite nice in the mountains of Virginia. This is from the Blue Ridge Parkway, a wonderful drive during Fall.
This is a very common, small fruit-eating bat found across much of central and south America.
Most photos of coots show them swimming around. Here is one to show the giant clown feet they use to do so.
There are a number of different arachnids that carry their young on their back. Here is a wolf spider demonstrating this.
Keith Christenson - Wildlife Biologist