Soon after the early morning sunlight had illuminated her den, mother emerged, closely followed by her children. They basked and played without straying more than a few feet from the hole. Yellowstone Nat Park, WY.
One of the baby badgers was far more adventurous than his/her sibling. This babe was far more eager to explore the outside world. Yellowstone Nat Park, WY.
The babies loved to badger their mother, often climbing on top of her. Yellowstone National Park, WY.
I have absolutely no idea what was occurring, but her baby was extremely interested in the contents of mama's mouth. Yellowstone Nat Park, WY>
Adorned in the finest Zorro mask, this charming trash panda was perched atop the tree trunk when I encountered him/her. The raccoon seemed to be nibbling on something indistinguishable while up there, but soon turned it's attention to a thorough cleaning (sorry, no salvageable pictures) before descending and disappearing into the cattails. Tucson, AZ
A very large coatimundi sleeping atop a lopped tree. The forest setting was downright magical! Madera Canyon, AZ.
Just as the sun is setting behind her, mother badger peers out of her den. Yellowstone National Park, WY.
A coatimundi effortlessly scrambles across the sheer rock face. Catalina State Park, AZ.