Saturday, December 26, 2009

Eagle mom "try not to stand in your dinner!"


Mom, with the white head, keeping watch over two little ones while eating a HUGE catfish!

Thursday, December 24, 2009

I need Feedback!

To YOU, each person who checks in here periodically, I would really appreciate your feedback.

It gets lonely out here!

Please email me. I will respond almost immediately.

Happy Holidays to you. I wish I knew each of you personally.

Marian Brickner
insect1@swbell.net

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Day old dragonfly drying his wings


Day old. I chased him around for 1-1/2 hours until hi rested on this rock in southern Missouri.
So WHO is to say who is beautiful?
Please comment.

Beauty in a soft shelled turtle face?


Is she beautiful? How do we decide.
Please comment.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Fish making a U trun


This fish livesin a tank with a three toed amphibian! She is making a U turn.

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Bonobos don't leave their toys behind!


Lucy clearly wanted to get up onto the rood with the orange ball. She didn't need another hand or foot to do it either!

Bonobo Lucy grooming her mom Lorell


Lucy, (whose birthday is December 1st) and will be six years old actually has her lips on her mom's nose. Mom (Lorell) looks relaxed to me, but I am not trying to interpret! Mom is lying down.

Bonobos Grooming at least three


Four girls of various ages are on their platform grooming. Of course all the hands and feet are intriguing. Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Nov 2009

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Bonobo Lucy with red cup


Lucy will be six December 2, 2009. She is playing the the red cup which was put into her enclosure for enrichment.
I like the way she is positioned.
Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Friday, November 13, 2009

Bonobo Lily looking at new bonobo baby


Lily (on the left) is finally allowed to sit near Kuni and her new three day old baby girl. Lily is old enough to have her own baby and will soon move to another zoo where she will make a new family of her own.
This picture was used to introduce the new baby to the world by the Jacksonville Florida Zoo and Gardens.

Bonobo baby 3 days old Jacksonville Fl Zoo & Gardens


Kuni and her new three day old baby girl sleeping in their enclosure at the Jacksonville Florida Zoo and Gardens. This picture was used in the news to introduce this important bonobo baby to the world.

New Baby Photos by Marian Brickner


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Thursday, November 12, 2009

parrots chatting


"This is really a secret just for you!"
I am looking for a better caption for this picture. If you have the best one you will receive a FREE picture, signed by Marian Brickner.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Your Family photographed

Your family (incuding any pets) can now be photographed by two professional photographers. (That's Marian Brickner and Jan Henry). We bring a backdrop and lights to your home for the professional look.

I look forward to hearing from you.

insect1@swbell.net

Friday, October 2, 2009

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Alpaca girls admiring new baby


The two and three year old Alpaca girls are admiring the two week old baby. Her mom is facing the other way.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Horse Dentist


Horses really need to see their Dentists on a regular basis. Grinding the teeth is crucial, so the horse can chew better.

Basset Hound Family



These individuals Do live together. The two year old boy on the right is sitting next to his Dad, (second from the right). All the rest are friends.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Praying Mantis girl


Here she is. She is ALL green (pretty much).

Praying Mantis male


Praying Mantis guy almost ready to mate. Born in early spring, he is now pretty old. September 09.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Invitation to you to photograph your animals!

I would LOVE to come where your animals are and spend an hour or two photographing them for you.

Please email me at

insect1@swbell.net

Tiger babies (born April 2008)



There are two boys and three girls in the group. So I know at LEAST two of these are girls.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Horses running to meet the Animal Paparaza


While I was in the field photographing these horses, they decided to come over and sniff me out!

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Dragonfly Orange Pennant I think


I think this is a Pennant dragonfly but am not sure. If you know, PLEASE comment on the comment section or email me at insect1@swbell.net

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Miniature horse family picture July 2009


Miniature horse family picture. All family members do not ALWAYS follow the "look into the camera" directions! But close. This family lives in Union, Missouri.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Dog being toweled off after a bath


"Oh, that feels SO good!" seems to be what this dog is saying after his bath at the wonderful dog groomer's.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

DOGS DOGS DOGS and SHEEP Poster again


This wonderful (if I do say so myself), is for sale.
If you email me and send me a check, I will send it to you. It is on semi glossy paper, ( made by the lab) 12 x 18 inches. $25.00

Friday, July 17, 2009

Friendliest Cow EVER one looking at us!

Of these two cow pictures, which one do you think looks more like a family picture?

PLEASE let me know. insect1@swbell.net

Friendliest Cows EVER Family picture #1


Family Cow picture #1
Please vote which picture you like best that represents a family feeling.

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Cat watching carefully


This cat lives in Indiana with her four horses and three dogs. Here she is in the barn watching two of the horses getting their baths!

Cow Family

I say this is a family of cows.
If you wish to discuss this, email me at insect1@swbell.net

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Horse legs up


That's ONE way to scratch your back!

Charlie Dog leaping


Charlie was actually leaping around to get under the spray of the hose.

Bloodhound family


Holly 7 months, Trinity 9 months, Ariel 3 yrs, Frankie 3 yrs, Johnny 1-1/2 yrs and Turner 4 yrs.
Quite a family.

Bloodhound Dexter


This is Dexter.

Dexter lives near Decat ur, Illinois with his family.


Can you resist this face?