Stuck on the highway

Stuck on the highway

The truck had run out of gas.. One of the kids ran out with a can and came back in a few minutes. But the shot, had already been taken. Bartlesville, OK.
( I made absolutely no changes to this photo, not even on cropping on iPhoto)

Tarantula

Tarantula

This one sits on the same spot every night, at the Asa Wright Nature Center. Has feasted on whole Kiskadees, according to witnesses.

The Olympic dream

This post has to start with a disclaimer, I don’t intend to misleadĀ  readers, who are reading in the hope of finding a new aspect by which to appreciate the summer Olympics, a new personal angle to some unknown (Indian) sports person ( they areĀ all covered by real journalist). This is only for those who…

Jacana in a lily pond

I had wondered initially how the wattled Jacanas manage to seemingly walk on the water surface. Their incredibly long toes help them there! They can move quickly on lily leaves and other water plants and seem to walk on water..

More street food

More street food

Obviously, I am fending hunger, nostalgia and hime sickness..

Peanut satchets

Peanut satchets

Immensely popular street snack, neatly packaged and sold especially in winter. Kolkata, India.

Strawberry Tiger

Strawberry Tiger

Don’t call me ‘strawberry’, he appears to be saying. One of less than 30 golden tabby or tabby or strawberry tigers in the world. They have rare orange stripes, instead of the usual black one, because of the presence of two copies of a recessive gene. All of the tabby tigers alive are in captivity..

Pheasant

Pheasant

The colorful golden pheasant, only held still for a short while and was in a cage too small to get a clear view of its colorful back.