Coyotes are found throughout much of the U.S. and Canada. Their colors are mottled gray and orange above, white below. They lave long legs and bushy tails with a black tip. Coyotes are solitary hunters that eat small mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. In winter months, they will eat carrion from larger animals. They can… Read More COYOTE


The Desert Cottontail is found mainly in the western United States. Not usually active in mid-day, but can be found foraging in the early morning and early evening. They eat plants, grass, even cactus. They get water from plants and morning dew. Desert Cottontails have larger ears than other cottontails, the body is grayish-brown, with… Read More CUTE COTTONTAIL


I see Abert Squirrels running around the forest floor and climbing trees, always moving. They seek food all day. Here is one I saw recently in a Ponderosa Pine …   Read about them here in a previous post…¬†ABERT SQUIRREL & PONDEROSA PINES  


Mule Deer are native to western North America. Their name derives from the fact that they have large ears, like a mule, the ears move continuously and independently. ¬†This stocky deer does not run like other deer, but they spring in the air, lifting all four feet off the ground simultaneously. Mule Deer eat primarily… Read More MULE DEER