Gulf fritillary. Photo © Rodney Peifer. Artwork © Nancy Wagler.
Feeding giant acorn barnacle. Photo © Gerald Corsi/iStockPhoto.com. Impala and Red-billed Oxpeckers. Photo © Dreamstime.com.
Great Blue Heron and pumpkinseed sunfish. Artwork © Michael Stauffer. Broad-billed Hummingbirds at cardinal flower. Artwork © Mark Brueggemann, 14.
Striped Skunk. Photo © Dreamstime.com. Fox Squirrel. Photo © Dreamstime.com.
Weddell seal pup. Photo © PilipenkoD/iStockPhoto.com. Babcock State Park, West Virginia. Photo © Judy Kennamer/Dreamstime.com.
Christmas tree worms. Photo © Tim Gurney/Dreamstime.com Dall sheep. Photo © Twildlife/Dreamstime.com
Red squirrel. Photo © Maya Simmonds. American Goldfinch on bachelor buttons. Photo © Hannah Jones, Ava, MO.
Bighorn Sheep. Photo © Brandon Smith/Dreamstime.com. Moose. Photo © Jim Cottingham/Dreamstime.com.
Large-leaved Lupines. Photo © Maria Carver. Sunset over pond. Photo © Kevin Shank. August 2021 Nature Friend
Giant Swallowtail. Photo © Deborah Stieglitz/Dreamstime.com. Eastern Screech-Owl and Gray Squirrel meet. Photo © Erik Winits.
Garter snake. Photo © Alva Steury Jr.
Baltimore Oriole, Female. Photo © Alva Steury Jr. Garter snake. Photo © Alva Steury Jr.
A white-tailed fawn curled under cinnamon ferns in the Shenandoah National Park, Big Meadows. Photo © Kevin Shank. Back Cover Jack Rabbit Caption This. Photo © Dreamstime.com.
Bobcat in snow. Photo © Geoffrey Kuchera/Dreamstime.com. Back Cover Cation This Mule Deer. Photo © Piotr Zajda/Dreamstime.com.