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The beautiful broad lagoons are home to various species of flamingos. How these fragile birds balancing on their thin twiggy legs can possibly survive in the icy winds and cold, no-one knows.
The Neon Grave Yard, where Sin Citys signs go to die. The neon signs that originally attracted throngs of people to Las Vegas now sit damaged and unwanted in a parking lot just a few miles from the sl
Seeing Hoover Dam for the first time.
Typical day in Dam Square
In Munich during Oktoberfest. Part time1
This is a photo I took after the devastating F-4 tornado that tore through Vilonia,AR in 2014. This is of a bible that was lodged into a tree that was split in half from the storm
A picture I took of the Eiffel Tower during my vacation in France
This hermit thrush flew into my glass door and was pretty stunned.  I kept him in a box so that he could recover for a few minutes, and then before flying off he posed for this photo as I sat just inc
Tiny eastern American toad (Anaxyrus americanus) I found while working outside.  Taken with my smartphone-- luckily he let me get very close!
A tiny turtle rescued from the roadway.  This is a juvenile red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans).
In Munich during Oktoberfest. Part time1
Reporting a story on Mardi Gras.
In New York at the PBR Championship. I like the grainy look.
Safari guide... what a character.
In Santorini, Greece
Historic James E. Merrill Residence, Jacksonville, Florida
Treaty Oak in Jacksonville Florida
Visit to the Jacksonville Tree Hill Nature Center
Hidden Valley, Rocky Mountain National Park
Happy parrot couple
I took this picture at Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens
While taking a nature walk in Florida, the family spotted this bird catching and eating a fish.
The last day of our American holiday we visited Malibu beach. A nice and sunny day with great waves and I took this photo with a long shutter speed using a big stopper filter.
12th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Reporting a story on Mardi Gras.

Reporting a story on Mardi Gras.

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