Strike a Pose! It’s a Northern Pacific Rattlesnake!!!

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Strike a Pose! It’s a Northern Pacific Rattlesnake!!!

Last week I was doing a swing through Central Washington and I finally saw, caught and released my first West Coast rattlesnake. I can’t believe it’s taken me this long already. Oddly enough I had my main portrait lens on my camera when I spotted it, and it was rattling its tail and definitely wanted a piece

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Trio of Trilliums!

A springtime favorite, this trio of western trilliums (Trillium ovatum) was found just yesterday growing next to Lewis Creek in Bellevue, Washington – just south of Cougar Mountain. Like many wildflowers and forbs of moist, damp forests in the Pacific Northwest, these trilliums depend on ants for pollination. Trio of Trilliums! (click to enlarge)  See

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