This week over at Ailsa’s Travel Theme, Animals are in the spotlight because on October 4th it was World Animal Day!
This past summer, I spied a little squirrel. It was during an intense heat wave that had daytime temperatures soaring over 100 degrees for almost 16 days straight! A thirsty squirrel was trying to get water from a leaky air conditioner unit valve when I caught sight of it from inside an office building.
Being inside and having only a small Kodak Easy Share digital camera, I tried to snap the moment up. The squirrel, however, must have sensed my prying eyes on its back because I barely made a sound, except to breathe just enough not to pass out and to take the picture.
Suddenly, the little squirrel turned, looked at me, and quickly dashed over to the nearest tree. Arrgh!
What can I tell you?
Nothing really except, if you are trying to take a decent photo of a dehydrated squirrel from inside a building, through a dirty glass window with a tiny camera operated by an amateur photographer, it can mean only one thing. . . THIS: (If you want an enlarged slide show version, just click on the first image.)
I hope you enjoyed my summer encounter with a thirsty and camera-shy squirrel!
This reminds me, I would like to step up to another camera that is simple to use and affordable. I am leaning towards the Canon Power Shot series.
You got any thoughts on any of the versions? Or maybe another brand suggestion? I am all ears…
Thanks for spying in on my little squirrel!!
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What animal do you like to spy on?
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