I Want to Know What Animals You've Seen Where You Live

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    More Wildlife.

    Just a few more of my friends. This one I call Kermit, an Australian Green Tree Frog.   This little guy is a Little Tree Frog. They are chameleon so he's tried to match the colour of my car after hitching a ride into town one night. He made it back home after a slow drive...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl
    56-60, M
    17 Responses Apr 20, 2008

    To Death Do Us Part...

    To death do us part and the stars fall from the sky To death do us part and the river all run dry Stumpy tail lizards are not the most beautiful of creatures, but they do have a very endearing personality, slow, grumpy, and determined. They are seen everywhere around where I...
    Isshe Isshe
    36-40, F
    16 Responses Nov 8, 2010

    In My Yard

    And I live right outside the Nation's Capital (I'm not going to count the cats, dogs [and occasional wolf blend] or the rather infrequent nearby deer): raccoon, possum, bunny rabbits (such a quaint term), eastern box turtle, red salamander, deKay's snake, hummingbirds (plus the...
    warmwhisper warmwhisper
    46-50, F
    Jun 26, 2010

    I've Seen a Few Around Here...

    I'm always seeing birds- crows especially, but also blue birds or blue jays (maybe both), sparrows, barn swallows, and I think I saw a cardinal once.  Moose- this place is known for moose.  They even have moose tours around here so tourists can try to see one.  I...
    solarxmoon solarxmoon
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 18, 2008

    Where I Live

    I live in an urban area so we see primarily house pets, dogs, cats and the occasional pot bellied pig.  However, given that we live close to both the park and the beach we see a lot of other animals most city dwellers don't.  This includes raccoons (lots of them and...
    deleted deleted
    Oct 29, 2009

    Lets See

    We have deer, fox, coyotes, raccoons's, opossum, beaver, rabbits,skunks, sguirrels, chipmunks,  mountain lions, bears, hawks, owls, rattle snakes, what am I forgetting? We have a lot of wild life here. I have never seen a mountain lion but my hubby has. I have heard the coyotes...
    deleted deleted
    May 27, 2012

    Nutty Noah's Ark

    Scotland in some ways is limited to natural wildlife, being such a small island and also man's persecution over the century's, the victorian era and upto the early 1970's particularily the worst period. That saying we have our wee cuties...our re- introductions  and our...
    kyle4play kyle4play
    41-45, M
    11 Responses May 9, 2010

    South Africa... Seen Big One's

    I'm from sunny South africa... which is comonly known for the "big five" .   I have seen the Lion (in the nature reserve as well as the zoo) I have seen the Leopard... most beautiful velvety skin! i have seen the Buffalo... don't ever go to close!! i have seen...
    Ella06 Ella06
    18-21, F
    13 Responses Feb 8, 2008

    West of Ireland

    All the usual domestic animals - horses, goats, cattle, sheep, pigs, cats and dogs, donkeys, hens, ducks, geese ... Some wild animals - Connemara ponies, foxes, deer, swans, moorhens, mink, rabbits, rats, voles, frogs, pike, wild brown trout, dragonflies, numerous birds of...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Sep 18, 2009

    We Have Deer, Bears, Beavers, Etc

    I live in Georgia. We have bears, deer, beavers, birds, foxes, animals that you would normally see in the woods. I haven't seen any exotic animals since I live in rural Georgia, but I did see deer several times. It was sort of interesting, but not really. I really want to see a...
    shygirl93 shygirl93
    18-21, F
    Jul 5, 2010

    What Animals I See Near Where I Live

    I saw a cat , 2 dogs, a rabbit and a few birds. I live in the city.
    aquarius3 aquarius3
    Nov 29, 2011

    Utah Animals

    I have seen... birds (eagles, falcons, hawks and little ones I can't identify) lizards tarantulas pelicans bison pronghorn deer moose cattle wild horse elk porcupine bear fox bobcat badger
    Lyddia Lyddia
    31-35, F
    Jul 13, 2011

    Not Sure If This Counts

    Well children, we can start with our State Bird... the Mosquito. Then there's the State lizard... the Gator. Ok we also have snakes, (they run over easiest) and opossum, (messy when run over) raccoons (damn rabid things), deer, oh COWS we have lots of them (they tip...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Mar 23, 2008

    Animals In My 70000 Acre Garden

    Cheetah Lion Leopard Genet Serval Giraffe Burchell Zebra Cape Mountain Zebra White Rhino Black Rhino Giraffe Lion Kudu Bushbuck Nyala Eland Common Duiker Steenbok Cape Buffalo Red Hartebeest Black Wildebeest Blesbok Oryx Springbok...
    SadRanger SadRanger
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Mar 27, 2010

    One I Don't Appreciate.

    The dreaded mosquito! The must be a reason for it's existence but I can't see it. Not nice at 2am buzzing round keeping me awake. Not nice waking at 6am finding my thigh as rough as a pineapple with bites everywhere. Little pests.
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl
    56-60, M
    18 Responses Dec 15, 2010

    Two Horses and Now a Foal

    My land lady told me of a surprise birth last week. I noticed the horses near the creek this morning and went for a wander. Look what I found resting in the long grass.   He did a little happy dance and sought the company of mum.     The Pinto is delusional. He...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl
    56-60, M
    13 Responses Apr 5, 2008


    Living on a farm with cows and and a bull or two, there are also calves.   These guys sometimes hold me up when going off to work. 13/11/2010 Some images have been deleted as I don't want them on facebook.     Meet Timothy.     He...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl
    56-60, M
    5 Responses Feb 28, 2008

    Wildlife In Maine- This Will Go On and On

    i tend to be looking for animals all the time, so ive seen much of what there is to see here. its one of my top 5 favorite experiences in life. here is a live butterfly that sat for a while, in my hair. some of the creatures i have seen, i would not be able to identify...
    kittten kittten
    46-50, F
    1 Response Feb 17, 2008

    Warrandyte, Melbourne, Australia.

    I live in Melbourne, Australia. I am surrounded by trees . I have ring tail and brush tail possums, bats, native rats ,small lizards , so many sometimes that it is hard to walk as I am afraid of treading on one. I have blue tongue lizards, frogs when it is wetter, I'm sure there...
    doves9027 doves9027
    51-55, F
    Apr 8, 2013

    Who Are The Critters In Yer Neighborhood...?

    I live in suburban California. I've seen oppossums, fox squirrels and raccoons in my back yard. The most exotic critter was a dead mole - completely unscathed, but dead none-the-less.  Raccoons used to poke their heads in the cat flap which cracked me up. Then one day I heard...
    ybmagpye ybmagpye
    56-60, F
    Apr 1, 2012

    Animals :)

    Other than at the zoo, I've seen cats, dogs, raccoons, squirrells, skunks, bats, deer, rabbits, mice, rats, hampsters, cows & horses. Also finches, bluejays, bluebirds, parakeets, parrots, seagulls & other birds. Plus hedgehogs, ferrets, turtles, frogs, toads, various types of...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings
    31-35, F
    Mar 28, 2010

    Inner City Wildlife....

    sorry, no koalas, or snakes, or anything of the sort. lots of cats, few dogs, shitloads of foxes, but not the pretty ones, the mangy, starved ones, who come and sit in your back garden,. or worse, at the stables, where they eat the horses tack... on occasions i have come...
    Tesse Tesse
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 13, 2008

    A Few of the Animals In Nanoose Bay

    Racoons - cougars and bears ow my - racoons cougars and bears ow my. There are also lots of deer and some weasels.  There is also a type of gecko lizard in Nanoose Bay. Cheers!
    Nanoose Nanoose
    61-65, M
    Feb 18, 2008

    All The Anamals

    when a femal tiger mats and she has babys the male leaves her so she  hast to take care of them on her on  i dont now way the male does that but thats what they do for liveng and the mother hast to find the food for her babys  on her on  because tha male ant there to help her...
    emealy emealy
    Aug 24, 2011

    Animals I See In My Garden:d

    ok so as i write this im looking out into my garden. I can see different types of birds (hoping my cats dont see them aswell). Often i see hares, rabbits, squirrels, different types of birds, frogs, hedgehogs, mice, shruws and also the odd mink. in the field beside me there...
    jesimoon jesimoon
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 27, 2010

    Another Visitor

    In what little moonlight coming through the clouds I could make out the shadow of a Tawney Frogmouth.  Trying to move in for a better angle  he took flight.  I figured I spooked him. Not so. He soon returned to his roost with a snack. Er, no thanks, I've...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl
    56-60, M
    6 Responses Oct 19, 2010

    All Kinds of Animals Live Around Me

    I've lived in Fl for about 15 years now and still am amazed at all the different animals that live around me.  I've seen foxes, deers, coyotes, snakes, alligators, possoms, I've seen signs warning me of beware of bears but never seen one.  All kinds of birds:  ...
    tenderheart08 tenderheart08
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Feb 7, 2008

    Bert - the Brown Water Dragon

    This guy lives in the backyard of a friends home, not far from a creek. He's about 30" (75cm) long, and comes out of the bush late in the afternoon looking for insects, beetles and small frogs.   He's rather proud of himself.
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl
    56-60, M
    13 Responses Mar 1, 2008

    "My Litle Rascal"

    I am going through a unique experience.  A raccoon about 3-4 weeks old was found on the farm in a horse barn where I work.  They couldnt leave her there as she would be trampled.  The gal who took her home brought her back in a few days, reporting she wasnt eating...
    laceymae laceymae
    2 Responses Jul 1, 2008

    Beautiful Kingfisher

    I know of two species of Kingfisher here, the Azure and the Sacred. Both are presently breeding. I have tried many times to photograph them without much success as they are very flighty and don't stay still very long. However, yesterday as I was on my way out I spotted one in...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl
    56-60, M
    25 Responses Jan 25, 2009

    Staten Island, Ny

    we have tons of wild turkeys. they like to hang out by the hospitals and the mall out here. one wouldnt get off the hood of my car for about 13 hours and he was about 3 and a half feet tall and aggressive so i didnt wanna harrass him off. and by the way staten island is about a...
    bklynsprincess bklynsprincess
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 14, 2012

    Urban Central Tennessee

    Let's see here, what all wildlife have I seen here?Well, squirrels, of course. They're everywhere.And a good variety of birds; robins and cardinals and bluejays and sparrows...those huge pigeons that seem to love urban areas.  Crows and ravens, of course.  There's a bunch of...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    Jul 16, 2012

    South Africa

    Wild Animals I have seen: Lion, Rhino, Elephant, Giraffe, Springbok, Cheetah, Leopard, Warthog, Baboons, Hyena, Wildebees, Kudu, Impala, in fact quite a long list. Have also seen Whales and dolphins. Then of course I've seen pretty much every ''farm yard'' animal - cows, goats...
    RobsV RobsV
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 17, 2012

    Overweight Rodents

    I have tribes of raccoons that have no fear of humans it seems. They're the local gang & are peeping toms as well. I also have a large old tree in my yard that is housing for the fattest squirrels I've ever seen. They hit my roof with fallen tree limb force & stomp all...
    QuixoticKidEternity QuixoticKidEternity
    7 Responses Mar 9, 2008

    Snakes, Spiders, Lizards and Frogs

    i live in a rainforest area among an abundance of wildlife... and the wildlife lives with me this year the seasons have been strange...this summer it just rained and rained and now its autumn and its hotter than summer... for some reason it has brought the snakes out...
    jinda jinda
    56-60, F
    8 Responses Mar 25, 2008

    Had A Visitor Tonight

    About six feet from head to tail, though I'm guessing a bit.   Couldn't see either end at all in the jungle garden.       I hope that bulge is not my frog!     It's ok, he's on the hand basin. The frog that is. The diamond python is...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl
    56-60, M
    8 Responses Dec 14, 2009

    More Than I Thought Would Be Here.

     i have seen herds of deer.i have seen bobcats.even a bear.but what scared me was a big wild hog.i have seen foxes.the funniest thing i seen was an alligator running down the road.and about three miles down the road,a man has a herd of buffalo.they really were something to...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    Oct 26, 2009


    um...lots of animals. Dogs, cats, rabbits, foxes, chickens, donkeys, birds, deer, horses, sheep, ducks, geese, swans, monkeys, insects, pigs, And of course this is all due to the nature reserve, a park/hall place and farm just next door and around the corner to us...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Feb 9, 2008


    I live in New Zealand so the creatures here are quite extraordinary...i've been to the zoo and saw a tuatara, I've seen wetas and heard maupawks, I haven't seen a kiwi though - but nonetheless, NZ is full of interesting creatures.
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13
    22-25, M
    Feb 27, 2013

    Surprised When I Find New Animals

    All those years at school and watching nature programs I thought I had known every animal known to man. That's why I was so surprised when I moved and saw so many more varieties, and the older I get the more new and interesting animals there are.   I don't know if nature...
    Reeny Reeny
    4 Responses Mar 25, 2008


    I have seen deer, raccoon, fox, squirrel, feral cats, cows, Ostrich(on a farm)  of course rabbits and possums, moles and voles and groundhogs. Last spring I saw a coyote walking down our street. Which is unusual around here although we have a growing population in our state.at...
    MossRose MossRose
    56-60, F
    Sep 21, 2011

    Not Far From Where I Live

    We found this goanna at a picnic ground.  He's about 5 or 6 feet long! (1.8 - 2 metres) Look at the expression on the  little girls face.     I wouldn't mess with those claws!
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl
    56-60, M
    12 Responses Mar 23, 2008

    Peacocks! Man

    i don't see really anything but at my cousind house in san diego the have peacocks walking through the neighborhood! its really cool, i visit them quite offten and people in the middle of the country might wake up to roosters but they wak up to peacocks making noise(sometimes...
    JapanNinja JapanNinja
    13-15, F
    Jun 13, 2010

    The Animals

    I live on the west coast (USA) and here are some of the animals that I've seen.... 1. deer 2. elk 3. skunk 4. possum 5. mice 6. blue jays 7. starling birds 8. a red fox 9. sea anemones 10. sea gulls 11. raccoons 12. humming birds 13. daddy long legs (spiders) 14. giant garden...
    elling245 elling245
    36-40, F
    Aug 9, 2013

    Let's See...well When I Lived In My Home State

    of Kansas I saw fox & coyote, bob cats, cottontail & jack rabbits, pheasants & wild turkeys, quail, turtle doves, beautiful hawks chasing striped ground squirrels, barn swallows, mud hatches, starlings, robins, blue jays, king birds, cottontail & mule deer...
    PrettyPixie PrettyPixie
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 6, 2008

    Too Many Too Count

    Animals in Maine (and from zoo's in Maine) I have seen with my own eyes:(Believe it or not I haven't seen a moose with my own eyes.)* White tail deer (out of everything seen this most of all)* Almost every forest bird ever-chickadee's (obviously sense its Maine's state bird) blue...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 11, 2011

    Country Tasmania

    Where I live, out in the country, we get lots of critters. Especially wallabies (aka "paddemelons" - I don't know why theyr'e also called that). They hang out on the property I live on. At dusk they are all over the place. Walking around here you'll often hear them thumping away...
    GoogleyEye GoogleyEye
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 1, 2011

    My Green Tree Frog.

    Well, he's not really mine, he comes and goes as he pleases. But I'm concerned he may have been kidnapped, I haven't seen him for a few days. So please, if you do see him, let me know that he's OK. He sometimes answers to the sound of a boiling kettle. He should answer to...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl
    56-60, M
    16 Responses Oct 27, 2010

    Endless Commotion

    Shall I begin.... There are bears, foxes, coyotes, squirrels, chippys, racoons, small rodents, birds of all kinds, snakes, insects (When don't you see them), a fisher, turkey, ground hogs, deer, and etc. I live near the woods, so yeah, we get quite a variety of animals :P
    Lilysilver13 Lilysilver13
    18-21, F
    Jun 2, 2011

    Animals I've Seen In Nh/usa...

    There are many North American animals in my rural area. I've seen bats, birds of all kinds (robins, sparrows, crows, hummingbirds, etc.), cats, dogs, red/gray fox, fish, horses, rabbits, raccoons, deer, skunks, snakes. Some observations are pleasant and some not so much! I've...
    Kayb2uall Kayb2uall
    Aug 18, 2010

    This Is For Blue!

    This is dedicated to you Bluegeorgia.   We all know how you like these creatures.   If you think he's big, the pics are about 80% of life size. Our famous Huntsman. So named as they will follow you around.
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl
    56-60, M
    4 Responses Mar 10, 2008
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