A sea otter kit riks on its mother's belly. Central Coat, California, 2017.
A raft of sea otters rests in a lagoon. Northern California, 2016.
Aspen grove on Buzzard Divide, Colorado, 2016.
A pallid bat drinks from a desert pool. Southern Arizona, 2016.
A big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus) flies over a desert pool. Soutern Arizona, 2016.
Western diamond-backed rattle snake coiled for a strike. Near Tucson, AZ, 2016.
A lesser Long-nosed bat drinks nectar from an agave flower. These bats are important polinators for many agave and cactus species in the southwest. Arizona, 2016.
Lesser long-nosed bat extends its tongue to drink from an agave flower. Sonora Desert near Tucson, 2016.