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tags: tornado, Manhattan Kansas, weather “Hello? Dad? Can I borrow your car?” Image: Dave Rintoul, 12 June 2008 [larger view]. [Includes slideshow] After I returned from Manhattan, Kansas, I thought of it as a wonderful, magical place where I would always be able to return, to see birds and photograph lots of native wildlife, to…

A Real Kansas Treat

tags: kitsch, tacky midwestern shit, ball of twine The World’s Largest Ball of Twine in Cawker City, Kansas. Image: GrrlScientist, 2008. [larger size].

American Bison Bull

tags: American bison, Bos bison, mammals, animals, photography, image of the day American bison bull. Image: Dave Rintoul, KSU [wallpaper size].

Portrait of an American Bison

tags: American bison, Bos bison, Konza Prairie, Manhattan, Kansas, nature, Image of the Day Portrait of an adult female bison, Bos bison, on the Konza Prairie, near Manhattan Kansas. March 2008. Image: GrrlScientist 2008. [larger view].

Portrait of a male Greater Prairie-Chicken, Tympanuchus cupido. Image: Dave Rintoul, KSU. 2007. This morning, I had the great privilege to watch male Greater Prairie-chickens, Tympanuchus cupido pinnatus, perform on a lek site located on the Konza Prairie in Kansas, along with Dave Rintoul’s ornithology class. Not only was this the first time I’d seen…

Stone

tags: stone, Konza Prairie, Manhattan, Kansas, nature, Image of the Day Stone surrounded by mostly native vegetation with natural spring water flowing over it on the Konza Prairie, near Manhattan Kansas. March 2008. Image: GrrlScientist 2008. [larger view].

Manhattan, A Photoessay

tags: photoessay, Konza Prairie, Manhattan, Kansas, nature I know you all are wondering what happened to me since I have been so quiet today, and the truth is that I am doing all sorts of amazingly fun things as long as possible until my broken wing makes me exhausted from ignoring the pain. At the…

Locust Tree

tags: tree, Konza Prairie, Manhattan, Kansas, nature, Image of the Day Trunk from what is probably a Black Locust, Robinia pseudoacacia, colonized by a community of crustose lichens [study] on the Konza Prairie, near Manhattan Kansas. March 2008. Image: GrrlScientist 2008. [larger view].