Category Archives: tongues

Anatomy of a photo #86: Coyote tongue


This is a continuation in my series of catching animals having a little slip of the tongue… or in some cases, like this one, a not so little slip. This is not about showing close up detailed images of animal … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a photo #85: Bobcat tongue


I realized it had been a while since I had posted a photo of animals caught in the act of sticking out their tongues, something which seems to happen in a surprising amount of my photographs. These photographs are not … Continue reading

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Elk have big tongues & Why did galen cross the road


I’ve been blogging for many months now, and during that time I’ve written quite a few articles and shown many photographs. The photos have ranged over quite a variety of creatures and topics. I’ve had many visitors stop by to … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a photo #77: Sea Lion Tongues


New I have not seen many Sea Lion tongues in my time. This is one of the few. I believe this is actually a Stellar Sea Lion, one of two species we have here in California. I wish this image … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a photo #76: Otter tongue (and fish)


New I see otter tongues with some regularity, either while they are eating and sometimes while they are grooming on shore between swims. Usually though it is a quick flash inside of the mouth as they are chewing, or a … Continue reading

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Gulls and starfish: An almost disturbing essay in photos


New Gulls eating starfish are by no means a phenomenon, as I come across them at least a few times a year. It does not however seem to be their staple diet. It can be a little disturbing to watch … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a photo #74: Elk tongue


New Elk are a tongueful animal. I believe I have more photographs of Tule Elk tongues, than I do of any other animal’s tongue. Maybe it’s just them, or maybe it’s just how they act when I am around… eyeing … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a photo #72: The White-tailed Kite’s Tongue


New I captured this photograph (it is one of many) of a White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) cleaning its beak, after I had watched it devour a mouse. For eighteen minutes, I lay on the damp, almost marshy ground, unmoving while I … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a photo #62: Song Sparrow singing


Sometimes the best way to find birds to photograph is to just stop and listen. That is how I found this Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) while I was out kayaking one day. This is a small bird, and could be … Continue reading

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