06 January 2014

One with Nature

I live on the outskirts of the city in the desert. With this comes animals of all kinds, and my curiosity to know what I am sharing my home and neighborhood with.

As I approach my second anniversary in my home I have seen a

Desert Spiny Lizard

via http://faculty.ucr.edu/~chappell/INW/herps/DSL.shtml | Photo by Mark Chappell
Gila Woodpecker 
 
via http://sabinocanyonnaturalist.blogspot.com/2011_04_01_archive.html | Photo by Ned Harris
and now! A pack of Javelina 

via http://gwenhernandez.com/tag/javelina/ | Photo by Gwen Hernandez
It's always cool to see animals in the wild. They are seriously beautiful. I love javelina. It's important to remember to NEVER feed them. It leads to them (and more) consistantly coming back into your neighborhood. You could get injured and they would most likely be killed. No one wants that.