A photographic journal exploring the smaller--and often overlooked!--natural wonders encountered "off the beaten path" at the Virginia Living Museum. New entries posted every two weeks.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
I'm All Ears 1
Here's another "guess who" for you--this one features animal ears...
Figured it all out? The first one was probably the easiest, belonging to our bobcat. The backs of her ears show a pattern called "false eyespots" an adaptation used by many animals into fooling would-be predators.
Did you guess coyote for the second one?
The third one belongs to a deer:
The last one--the really odd looking one!--belongs to a turkey:
That's all for now. More "off the beaten path" in two weeks...