Month: May 2015

The highs and lows of salamander photography

Readers of this blog can be forgiven for thinking that I'm bear photograph obsessed. While grizzlies are usually my primary focus (when I'm in grizzly country), I'm equally enamoured by non-charismatic…
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The White Grizzlies of Kananaskis

My dad has many, many skills, but wildlife spotting isn't one of them. Yet when my family made our third trip to Kananaskis Country, my dear old dad had the…
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Of Black Bears and Foxes

[caption id="attachment_5144" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] The Picnic Sow[/caption] We were all hoping for a big grizzly COY year but I did not even consider the possibility of an explosion of new…
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Of Birthdays and Scarface: Part Two

Last week I wrote about a bear that is second to none: Scarface. The grand bruin of Yellowstone always seems to find a way to survive. He might be far…
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Of Birthdays and Scarface: Part One

To some Scarface is a great movie, but to those who call Yellowstone the home of their heart, they know the name refers to the biggest, baddest bear of them…
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When a frog is better than a beer on a hot summer afternoon

For everyone who knows me, they know I love nothing more than an extremely hoppy IPA. Especially on a hot summer's day. But even IPAs can meet their match. Frogs. Last…
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