I spotted a mystery while checking the trail cams today! https://youtu.be/iYjTM1BiRFg Watch closely, behind the deer. We have a mystery critter! It's too big to be a squirrel, and squirrels are not out at night, anyhow. It seems too small to be a raccoon or a skunk. Those are large enough that they would be … Continue reading What on earth is that?
It's been another very wet day today (I've read that, last month, we got triple the average amount of rain for our region; it doesn't seem to be letting up this month, yet). We did manage to get a dump run in. Because of when it closes on Saturdays, and when my younger daughter gets … Continue reading Mystery critter: what are you?
While I was in town not long ago, I got a message from my daughter, informing me of both a surprise, and a mystery. We have snails in our fish tank. We have no idea where they came from. Our initial reaction was, Oh, no!!! But as you can see from the photo, we also … Continue reading Bonus critter: a mystery (with story!)
We haven't been seeing deer much lately, though as fall approaches, we are starting to see them in the fields as we drive by again. Once in a rare while, I will see on in the trail cam, going down our driveway and jumping the chain. I haven't seen any since the gate got replaced. … Continue reading Critter of the Day: just jogging (plus bonus mystery critter)
This critter is a mystery in a couple of ways. The first: I don't know exactly what it is, other than "caterpillar". I've been doing searches, and the closest I can guess is that it's some variety of tussock moth. It's quite tiny - smaller than my fingernail. I've never seen anything like it around … Continue reading Critter of the Day: mystery critter