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Browsing Archive: June, 2012

Walking with Black Bears

Posted by Joan Wallner on Thursday, June 21, 2012,
I had the opportunity to spend the day on the grounds of the Vince Shute Bear Sanctuary operated by the American Bear Association in northern Minnesota. I quickly realized how little I knew about black bears. 

The sanctuary is just that, a sanctuary where wild bears can go and wander the grounds freely since there are no fences.

For people it’s one of the best places to see, photograph, understand and learn about wild bears in their natural habitat. The sanctuary has a viewing deck wh...

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Bernard the Burrowing Owl

Posted by Joan Wallner on Thursday, June 7, 2012,

As many of you know, I spend many hours looking for new animals to photograph on my trips. My recent trip to the Badlands National Park in South Dakota was no different.

One thing you may not know is when I’ve seen a new animal, I purchase a stuffed animal from the park’s visitor center.  It adds to the fun and besides, the money goes toward the park, which is always a good thing.

While photographing one of the prairie dog towns in the Badlands, I noticed a bir...

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