I Shoot Animals for Fun, but I Don’t Use a Gun…

Dear readers, If you have not heard yet, an American dentist named Walter Palmer shot and killed a beloved male lion named Cecil in Zimbabwe. Not only did he kill … Continue reading I Shoot Animals for Fun, but I Don’t Use a Gun…

Walking with Dinosaurs: The Cassowaries of Etty Bay

In my travels, I’ve encountered many strange critters. But, in September 2013, about a month after my Mudskipper blog post (my last blog post for well over a year), I encountered a … Continue reading Walking with Dinosaurs: The Cassowaries of Etty Bay

The Loud, Smart, and Beautiful Cockatoos of Australia

Looking more like stars of a 1980s punk band, cockatoos are loud, wacky parrots. If you don’t own one yourself, you’ve probably seen one in a pet store or dancing … Continue reading The Loud, Smart, and Beautiful Cockatoos of Australia

Do Fish Sleep?

Have you ever watched fish swimming around in an aquarium and wondered if they needed sleep? Surely, they have to rest sometimes, right? Well, yes, they do, but it’s not … Continue reading Do Fish Sleep?

Mudskippers: Fish That Can Walk on Land

This is a mudskipper: Adorable little gremlin, isn’t it? These odd fish are members of the goby family, but they’re different from other gobies in a variety of ways. First, … Continue reading Mudskippers: Fish That Can Walk on Land

Trekking Through Coloured Sands

In my previous blog post, I mentioned that I had lost my debit card while on a 16 mile hike (well, actually, 15 miles), and I said I would describe … Continue reading Trekking Through Coloured Sands

Adventures in Oz

First of all, I should warn all who read this that this blog post is unusually long, but that’s because I’ve done A LOT, since I arrived in Australia three … Continue reading Adventures in Oz

Teddy Fotiou – Wildlife Excursions

My work is up at Pfac (the Peninsula Fine Arts Center) in Newport News, Virginia.  Twelve of my photos are featured in the Halsey Gallery.  You can preview them here.  The show … Continue reading Teddy Fotiou – Wildlife Excursions