Archive for June, 2012

June 2012 – Photographs in Review

June 30th, 2012

A meerkat looks directly into the camera for a stark portrait. A photo of the pointy long nose on an adult black and rufous giant elephant shrew, also known as a sengi, (Rhynchocyon petersi) seen in the National Zoo's Small Mammal House. A close-up black and white photo of a prehensile-tailed porcupine (Coendou prehensilis) with his short pointy spikes. A close-up photo on the face of a golden-headed lion tamarin monkey who is baring his teeth in a grimace. A solitary lion sits in the shadows on the edge of the water at the National Zoo in Washington DC. A young lion cautiously enters the water while leaving one leg still on the edge. A young lion at the National Zoo in Washington DC wades through the shallow water. A young lion shakes water off after taking a dip, sending droplets everywhere. A burrowing owl with ruffled neck feathers stares at the camera. A Pale Headed Saki stares at the photographer at the National Zoo in Washington DC. A newborn baby black howler monkey attempts to cross a branch at the National Zoo in Washington DC. A new born baby black howler monkey that is still in his youthful white coat stands on a branch at the National Zoo in Washington DC. A portrait of a prairie dog sitting on its hind legs and looking directly into the camera.

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Prairie Dog

June 24th, 2012

A portrait of a prairie dog sitting on its hind legs and looking directly into the camera.Taken on June 2nd, 2012.

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Baby Black Howler Monkey

June 23rd, 2012

A new born baby black howler monkey that is still in his youthful white coat stands on a branch at the National Zoo in Washington DC.Taken on June 2nd, 2012.

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Baby Black Howler Monkey on the Move

June 22nd, 2012

A newborn baby black howler monkey attempts to cross a branch at the National Zoo in Washington DC.Taken on June 2nd, 2012.

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Pale Headed Saki Stare

June 21st, 2012

A Pale Headed Saki stares at the photographer at the National Zoo in Washington DC.Taken on June 2nd, 2012.

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Burrowing Owl

June 20th, 2012

A burrowing owl with ruffled neck feathers stares at the camera.Taken on June 2nd, 2012.

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Lion Shaking Off

June 16th, 2012

A young lion shakes water off after taking a dip, sending droplets everywhere.Taken on June 2nd, 2012.

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