Hide and seek

Posted by on Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 6:55 am

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Loons are most likely seen out in the water fishing.  Sometimes they are spotted in the air and rarely on land.   This guy is hiding near the waters edge. 

It really pays to have your camera ready and your eyes peeled for these types of interesting shots.

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They may be little now…

Posted by on Thursday, July 30, 2009 at 7:05 am

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These “little” guys are growing several pounds per day.  By fall they will larger than a large whitetail deer.  Not bad considering they are on mother’s milk for a few months yet.   In a few years they may well be supporting a rack that spans up to 5 or 6 feet across.

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Metionga Caribou

Posted by on Monday, July 27, 2009 at 8:20 am

Metionga Lake has caribou too.  Bob Donnelly took this picture last week on Metionga of a bull caribou leaving the water after swimming across from an island. 

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Their antlers grow quickly considering this growth has happened this summer only.  Like moose caribou drop their antlers each year.  Unlike other ungulates, the cow caribou also grow antlers.

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Velvet

Posted by on Saturday, July 25, 2009 at 7:38 am

Moose drop their antlers (they don’t have horns) each year and grow new ones.  While the new antlers are growing they are covered with a velvet like skin and can bleed if damaged.  Once they are fully grown, the velvet is scraped off and the antlers are the consistency of bone.

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Painted Turtle

Posted by on Friday, July 24, 2009 at 7:35 am

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There are so many different varieties of wildlife waiting to be photographed at our outposts. Be sure to bring your camera and don’t hesitate to capture some wildlife other than your cabin buddies in various states of undress.

Fish pictures are great too, but don’t limit your observations or creativity.

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