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I Love Animals and Nature

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    The moment you feel really down, wondering if there's a way out of this mess and hoping for some sign from someone, and at that moment a morning dove flies down and lands within a...
    goodmooddude goodmooddude 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    This is the original photo that I cropped into the portrait I posted yesterday. I do love the magnificience of the background and forgot about sharing that. Enjoy. :-)
    Batboy69 Batboy69 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 13

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    Snakes -  My brother used to have a pet snake, but it died. Today we were walking in the forest when I stepped back, I noticed there was a small snake on the trail. I looked...
    KitsuneNinja KitsuneNinja 13-15, F May 30, 2013

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    Healing My Brothers And Sisters - while i was living at Karangi i joined up with WIRES which is a wild animal rescue organisation which rescues cares for and then releases native...
    neverdiewondering neverdiewondering 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 1, 2013

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    Hey Guys Look At This - Aww this is so cute, a baby koala from the Taipei Zoo peeking out of its mom's pouch.  Aren't nature and animal amazing? Have a nice day and wonderful...
    charmingpurple charmingpurple 22-25, F 2 Responses May 27, 2012

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    My Childhood - I basically grew up in the "boonies" and spent a lot of time with animals and in the woods. I didn't have great parents, so my animals were my therapy. I had dogs...
    tcalista69 tcalista69 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 28, 2013

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    Here my friends is what I consider the best capture of the shoot. I got somewhere between 30-50 shots that evening.
    Batboy69 Batboy69 56-60, M Mar 13

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    I saw elephant seals on a beach today.
    okaydoood okaydoood 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 5

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    Unconditional Love -
    zuzi57 zuzi57 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 29, 2012

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    Ribbon Eel..... Ummm Lovely... - This is a ribbon eel, and it has a pretty unique life cycle.Each individual starts out black and male, and when they mature they turn bright blue...
    Evangeline1985 Evangeline1985 26-30 1 Response Feb 26, 2013

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    Live Christmas Gifts? - I just read a question about people who want a puppy for Christmas, and it reminded me of the report I once read at an animal shelter. The statistics are...
    wolvescry2 wolvescry2 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2011

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    Soaring Like An Eagle - In Australia our biggest raptor{eagle}is the magnificent wedge tailed eagle which i believe is related to the golden eagle..it is one of the largest eagles...
    neverdiewondering neverdiewondering 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 26, 2013

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    Baby Elephant Day At The Beach -
    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M 4 Responses May 28, 2013

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    Simple Reason To Smile - 05.00 a.m. I woke up this morning and wash my face. The water was cool and fresh. then i walked out, opened the gate of my boarding house. wind blew. cool...
    chococee chococee 22-25, F Apr 19, 2013

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    Entertainmant - A few weeks ago it was extremely hot! While working on some equipment I was having a bad day, was disgusted, getting angry and needed to clear my mind. I walked to...
    oldfarmguy oldfarmguy 56-60, M 4 Responses Jun 23, 2011

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    The Prey - As the morning's first light spreads acrossThe dry, sun scorched grassThe cotton tail emergesFrom under the brushHe has survived another nightThe fox and...
    Mary1283 Mary1283 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 18, 2012

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    One Goes In..Another Comes Out.. - back some years ago i was living west of Coffs Harbour at a place called Karangi...wow this place was just teeming with life..there was quite a...
    neverdiewondering neverdiewondering 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 1, 2013

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    Another Baby to love and nurture - My son, the one going away tomorrow, brought me a present this morning. A little baby it still has a dry piece of cord attached, so is only days...
    CatchCabby CatchCabby 56-60, F 21 Responses Jul 5, 2010

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    Two Headed Tiny Tortoise - This two headed South African Tortoise was discovered by Noel Daniels of Wellington in 2003.The condition is known as Polycephaly and occurs when...
    Evangeline1985 Evangeline1985 26-30 1 Response Feb 7, 2013

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    Idaho Wolves To Be Shot from Helicopters on Behalf Of Hunters - From: Defenders of Wildlife January 27, 2012 The Idaho Department of Fish and game confirmed the state is moving...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 28, 2012

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    My Deer . . . - My mentor and I received a young fawn yesterday and she is such a sweetie. She loves to nuzzle and give kisses and boy can she down some formula!! She has a bad...
    skipeople skipeople 22-25, F Jun 11, 2013

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    City=horrible! Nature And Animals= Love - Ugh. Living in the city is horrible. I can't go into the woods. I can hardly hear my own thoughs with all the cars! I love nature. If I...
    TopKitten TopKitten 13-15, F 1 Response May 17, 2012

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    I photograph as much as I can. I keep learning as I go and I feel I have a very good grasp on my nature photography. I love to hike in the woods, along streams and fields and...
    Batboy69 Batboy69 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 11

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    Hold You Tightly..... - Sea otters sleep together while floating in groups and hold hands whilesleeping so they don't drift away from each other
    Evangeline1985 Evangeline1985 26-30 Feb 9, 2013

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    You Just Have To Do Somethings Sometimes. - I have led what could be called a colorful life and done many things. This story took place in 1998 driving back from Canada to Texas...
    LonelyinCypress LonelyinCypress 46-50, M May 24, 2013

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    The Insane Pet Asylum -    I live on a farm. We have a nice sized herd of sheep who are all lambing now, we have about 30 lambs. At the moment they all spend their...
    CatchCabby CatchCabby 56-60, F 11 Responses May 17, 2010

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    I Love Animals So Much, They Teach Me So Much - Here is my doggy Paris.My mother told me she was, as a favour to her friend, bringing a small dog home to prevent her from being put...
    GSOS GSOS 70+ 2 Responses Jun 1, 2012

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    God's Creatures - Last night the most amazing thing happen. My youngest cat was sitting on one of the beds in one of the bedrooms looking out the window. it was about 1:00 in the...
    flyingangel7 flyingangel7 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2013

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    My Favorite Quote - I love this quote from naturalist writer Henry Beston's book The Outermost House and just want to share it with fellow animal/nature...
    anadolu anadolu 36-40, F 9 Responses Jan 1, 2009

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    The Baby Shrew And My Depression - We thought he was a mouse at first. Soooo tiny. A friend of my bf brought him around to the house wrapped in tissue. Unwrapping the paper gently...
    nothinganymore nothinganymore 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 20, 2012

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    Earthy Girl - I'm a very earthy girl. I'm not a vegan who lives off the grid and makes her own compost or anything. Not that there's anything wrong with that. It's just not for me...
    Twisted01 Twisted01 31-35 2 Responses Nov 7, 2013

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    This is probably one of the weirder experiences I've had ~~ I'm absolutely fearless when it comes to animals, and especially bugs. Spiders, worms, bees, I'm ok with anything. I...
    SparrowSearch111 SparrowSearch111 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 26

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    Where Did The Respect Go? - Once upon a time there was a world where humans and animals lived within the balance of nature. humans took only what they needed and the animals had...
    whitelupin whitelupin 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2013

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    Baby sea turtles are the bravest animals alive, they have to struggle and fight to get to the sea before the sun baked there tiny unprotected body, they have to survive vicious...
    snowman70 snowman70 41-45, M Jan 26

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    In early October I was able to get close enough to a pair of trumpeter swans with a lone signet. The male gave me this awesome display to capture. I doubt I ever will have the...
    Batboy69 Batboy69 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 11

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    Noreast Naturwe Boy - When I was growing up, I lived in an area where wild life was every where. from The hawks and eagles durring the day to owls hooting at night. It was like a...
    redtailfree48 redtailfree48 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 6, 2010

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    In My Life - If i did not have my animals, wildlife, trees, flowers, ...lol... the birds and the bees. I'd be all alone, loveless in life. I am blessed, animals and nature loves...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2011

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    God Shows Me He's Real By Showing Me His Creation. - In those days where I'm dealing with spiritual doubt I like to immerse myself in nature. Man can't make this stuff that is...
    carnau carnau 22-25, M Oct 21, 2013

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    Magic Moments - this may seem like no big deal to some but to me these little moments are the food for my soul..mmmmmmm..well at the time i was living and working in the central...
    neverdiewondering neverdiewondering 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 26, 2013

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    Pics From Bronx Zoo. - I wish I cld go on different wild life photography tours for a company and take pics of animals in the wild. But for now I will have to be content with the...
    Shinesaathlove Shinesaathlove 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 24, 2013

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    But I Question People - After finishing todays morning feeding and chores, I was walking the quarter mile to my daughters house to stay with the grandchildren until the school bus...
    oldfarmguy oldfarmguy 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 2, 2012

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    Human Arrogance - I am amazed that we believe ourselves to be so superior to everything else, to be blessed by God while everything else was created for our benefit. Like a spoiled...
    ScottShaw ScottShaw 26-30, M 1 Response May 3, 2012

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    Bubblin ... Troublin... - beautiful....isnt she havin all fun...
    Evangeline1985 Evangeline1985 26-30 Feb 17, 2013

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    Caretakers - We humans were put here on Earth to be the caretakers of Nature and animals and all that live and breathe. I feel all in all, that we humans have done a great harm to...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 3 Responses Jun 30, 2010

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    A Few Concerns For Nature Lovers - A few things to add to this: 1) The 42 year estimate for the Oil Crisis is based just on the current rate of consumption with today's population...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 25, 2013

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    Oh Good Heavens, look at that face!!! - This is a face only a dedicated mother could love! All who know me know I can't resist baby faces and love to kiss and cuddle and look after...
    CatchCabby CatchCabby 56-60, F 19 Responses Nov 22, 2010

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    Africa's Western Black Rhino Declared Extinct - So Sad! - What the hell is wrong with people? Greed makes me sick. And it's getting worse. From:http://www.voanews.com/english...
    imabear imabear 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2011

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    Before I had children I had planned to go work down in Costa Rica at the sloth rehab in the rain forest. I love everything about nature and animals.
    Hugsandkisses2621 Hugsandkisses2621 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    The Soft Shelled Turtle - i pact my stuff to leave to the beach.when i got of the car i steped on somthing very smooth and guss what i saw.......A soft shelled turtle!!! the soft...
    shanialepe shanialepe 70+, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2013

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    My Cats - I have two of the most wonderful cats in the whole world. They are my children and they fight and play and sleep together just like normal kids do. they loved to be held...
    flyingangel7 flyingangel7 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2013

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    i love animals especially dogs:):) I also LOVE nature. i love being outside, camping, hiking, and swimming in the river:):)
    sweetsummertime156 sweetsummertime156 13-15, F Apr 8

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    The Rainstorm And The River Are My Brothers - The heron and the otter are my friends And we are all connected to each other In a circle, in a hoop that never ends
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 19, 2013