Coming Soon: On the Plains of the Serengeti…of Florence!

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An eight point buck was hit by a car on Ryan Road so I set up my remote camera.  I’ll be working on a Nature Nerds Short on Bobcats!  The video will focus on the natural history and give tips on tracking.  Remember, click on any of the images to enlarge, Enjoy!
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Doesn’t this one look like a female lion on the Serengeti Plains!?
Always on guard!
Always on guard!
A coyote stopped by for a meal.
A coyote stopped by for a meal.
But interestingly, the bobcat was more dominant than even this large coyote and drove it away!
But interestingly, the bobcat was more dominant than even this large coyote and drove it away!
I love the black and white backs of its ears! I wonder why these colors evolved when everything else is designed to camouflage?
I love the black and white backs of its ears! I wonder why these colors evolved when everything else is designed to camouflage?
Bobcats have extra rods on their retina's with an added layer of reflective cells to increase depth perception in the dark. That's why their eyes glow from this infra-red camera. Did you know that bobcats are color-blind? They can only sees shades of gray!
Bobcats have extra rods on their retina’s with an added layer of reflective cells to increase depth perception in the dark. That’s why their eyes glow from this infra-red camera. Did you know that bobcats are color-blind? They can only sees shades of gray! I love their black-tipped bobbed tail (hence their name).

 

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