This is the skeleton of the champion racehorse, Phar Lap. Phar Lap, which is Thai for lightning in the sky, was a chestnut. He was born near Timaru, New Zealand in 1926 and died in Menlo Park, California in 1932 after eating poisoned grass. He was poisoned on purpose,...
Hey! Out of My Face!
This is another photo taken at the Royal Sydney Easter Show. I made a beeline for the alpacas, because I think they're so cute. The sentiment wasn't returned. This one didn't want me anywhere near him. To visit more animal photos go to Camera Critters
Sea Plus Horse Equals Seahorse
My photo this week was taken at the Kona Seahorse Farm in Hawaii. Those elegant fingers are mine. :grin: I love seahorses and think they're the coolest creature. They fascinate me. Besides, any species where the male has the babies is doing the right thing. To see...
This Little Piggy Went to Market
I took this photo at the Royal Sydney Easter show. He looked so clean and pink in his pen. :grin: To see more animal photos visit Camera Critters.
Beware of the Bulls
I took this photo during our last visit to my father's farm. My father used to breed bucking bulls for the rodeo circuit here in New Zealand, and the sign comes from a time when it was dangerous to enter the paddock. These cattle are pretty friendly and it's safe to...
Elephant: A Great Way to Travel
My photo this week was taken in Phuket, Thailand. To see more animal photos visit Camera Critters
Ready For Take-Off
My hubby went out with his brother on his boat this weekend. He took this photo of a shag drying its feathers at the marina. To see more animal or bird photos visit Camera Critters
Dropping in for a Visit
We live near an estuary and have lots of water birds hanging around. The ducks, especially, seem to like roaming the roads and visiting people. We often have ducks on our front lawn. When Scotty and I used to go for a walk they'd follow after us, squawking for food....
During our last visit to the farm, my father had a hen and several chickens that had hatched recently. They were awfully difficult to photograph and kept moving. This is a closeup of one of the chicks. The white on the right of the photo is the hen's breast. To see...