These are Black Backed Jackal that I photographed in the Serengeti of East Africa. I expected Jackals to be relatively large based on Egyptian depictions of them in art. The first time I saw one of these little guys in the wild I was surprised by how small it was. These particular Black Backed Jackals are a little smaller than a North American coyote. They have an interesting personality, though. Unlike a coyote, they are more confident and actively prowl during the day.
On the unusual occasion that there is a heavy spring rain in Death Valley, it is always a real treat to check on the wildflowers. I took this photograph of Desert Gold stretching across the valley floor and up to the base of the mountains.
I photographed this wind-swept forest in the Rocky Mountains of New Mexico.
Some aerial images tonight.
I photographed this large cumulus cloud developing over central Arizona. I’m impressed by the size of many cloud formations; they make me feel small. I also like that each one is temporary and unique.