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17 of 2017: WPC

The Weekly Photo Challenge for the last week of the year is to choose a favorite photo from the year. One single favorite photo wasn’t happening. I thought maybe the top 5 would work. But then I figured my favorite 17 of 2017 would be fun. Some of these are favorites because the quality, some because the subject, some just because. I’ll caption each one, because I just know you are waiting with baited breath to find out why I picked each pic! In no particular order: Continue reading “17 of 2017: WPC”

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Clyde the Sea Lion: WPC

The Bronx Zoo has a pride of sea lions. (I don’t believe the collective noun for sea lions is “a pride,” but it works!) They are so amusing to watch, and Clyde and Indy recently had a beautiful little calf (why sea lion babies are called calves instead of cubs–or the much more appropriate given their dog-like behavior, pups–is beyond me. But I digress.) The baby and Clyde are in the featured image above. You can recognize the baby because she’s still furry looking. You can recognize Clyde because he is mid-bark. I assume the female sea lion is Indy, the mom, but she could be one of the other ladies who lives there.

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Clyde is particularly amusing, because he’s a bit of a cheeky bugger. Continue reading “Clyde the Sea Lion: WPC”

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Polar Bear: WPC

This week’s photo challenge was “solitude.” I spent a while thinking of what I might choose to photograph, I had some thoughts but no definite ideas. Then I remembered this lovely polar bear from the Bronx Zoo.

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Lounging on his (her?) own, he looks so solitary and peaceful. I bet he will be frolicking tomorrow in the blizzard though!