Every year when we visit Michigan I manage to photograph some wildlife. this year was different however. There were lots of Blue Jays about but the only bird I caught on camera was a -
Now I understand that the area is suffering from Arctic weather so perhaps it's appropriate that I have a shot of an -
This was one of the exhibits on show at the Cranbrook Science Museum in Bloomfield Hills. Other beasts that caught my eye were a -
|Musk Ox and Mountain Goat|
But the largest of all was the skeleton of -
The most fascinating exhibits to me were not the dead/extinct animals but the section on rocks and minerals. These brought back memories of geology expeditions and lectures at university.
Before we left I had to dispose of an old dog bed. Hidden beneath it were two accumulations of wild life.
|Ladybirds, a fly and an unidentified bug (on the left)|
This find had me searching for the collective name for ladybirds.
What could be better than "Loveliness."
I hope they find somewhere to survive the cold snap.