The solar eclipse came and went. I was fortunate to be invited out to Salley, SC, to Whit Gibbon’s property. Whit is an internationally-known herpetologist and author of numerous articles and books. He had invited me out to his property back in July and I quickly determined he was making it a bio-preserve. Whit is…… Continue reading Total Solar Eclipse
My wife and I recently took a tour to northern Peru. The idea of visiting Peru actually came last year when we did a shorter trip to east-central Peru which took us on the well-known Manu Rd. and to some of the lodges along that road. It was a fantastic trip but we encountered some…… Continue reading Some hummingbirds at the Waqanki Lodge, Peru.
We caught another buck last night. I guess the .389 is going to work for me after all. I had been reluctant to shoot it since I’ve always been the driver and it’s essentially my boss’s gun. The settings and buttons on the gun make it much more challenging. My boss is very proficient with…… Continue reading Buck #2
I captured my first buck last night around 22:30. I have personally captured probably ~30 adult does in a previous 7 year study we conducted on fawn survival. However, I have assisted on hundreds of captures of adult and neonate deer in my career. We implanted the does with vaginal implant transmitters (VIT) in that…… Continue reading My first captured buck.
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