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All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Alaska

Caribou Reindeer Rangifer
Caribou (Reindeer) (Rangifer tarandus, german: Ren, french: Renne). (521k)
Moose Alces Alces
Moose (Alces alces, german: Elch, french: Orignal). (931k)
Close-up Moose
Close-up of a moose. (641k)
Female Moose Calf
Female moose and calf crossing the road. (700k)
Moose Crossing Road
Moose crossing the road in front of traffic. Moose are frequently killed like that, usually resulting in severe damage to the car as well. (770k)

Arizona Flora

Lichen Desert Rock
Lichen on desert rock. (1100k)
Desert Plant Community
Desert plant community in the Sonoran Desert with Teddybear Cholla (Cylindropuntia bigelovii), Buckhorn Cholla (Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa), Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea, german: Saguaro, french: Saguaro), Creosote Bushes (Larrea tridentata, german: Kreosotbusch, french: Créosotier), and Palo Verde (Parkinsonia aculeata, german: Jerusalemsdorn, french: Épine de Jérusalem). (969k)
Desert Plant Community
Desert plant community in the Sonoran Desert. (760k)
Desert Plant Community
Desert plant community in the Sonoran Desert with Creosote Bushes (Larrea tridentata, german: Kreosotbusch, french: Créosotier), Ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens, german: Ocotillo, french: Ocotillo), and Saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea, german: Saguaro, french: Saguaro). (1049k)
Desert Plant Community
Desert plant community in the Sonoran Desert in spring. The yellow flowers are Brittlebush (Encelia farinosa). (1143k)
Brittlebush Encelia Farinosa
Brittlebush (Encelia farinosa). (1.6M)
Flowers Brittlebush Encelia
Flowers of Brittlebush (Encelia farinosa). (505k)
Common Sunflower Helianthus
Common Sunflower (Helianthus annuus, german: Sonnenblume, french: Tournesol). (1252k)
Close-up Common Sunflower
Close-up of Common Sunflower (Helianthus annuus, german: Sonnenblume, french: Tournesol). (486k)
Spreading Fanpetals Sida
Spreading Fanpetals (Sida abutifolia, german: Sida). (603k)
Trailing Four O'clock
Trailing Four O'Clock (Allionia incarnata). (734k)
Silverleaf Nightshade Solanum
Silverleaf Nightshade (Solanum elaeagnifolium, french: Morelle à feuilles de chalef). (1387k)
Chia Salvia Columbariae
Chia (Salvia columbariae, german: Kalifornische Chia, french: Chia dorée). (1323k)
Close-up Chia Salvia
Close-up of Chia (Salvia columbariae, german: Kalifornische Chia, french: Chia dorée). (632k)
Desert Penstemon Penstemon
Desert Penstemon (Penstemon pseudospectabilis). (1406k)
Close-up Desert Penstemon
Close-up of Desert Penstemon (Penstemon pseudospectabilis). (547k)
New Mexico Plumseed
New Mexico Plumseed (Rafinesquia neomexicana). (604k)
Desert Globemallow Sphaeralcea
Desert Globemallow (Sphaeralcea ambigua). (700k)
Close-up Desert Globemallow
Close-up of Desert Globemallow (Sphaeralcea ambigua). (537k)
California Poppy Eschscholzia
California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica, german: Kalifornischer Mohn, french: Pavot de Californie). (721k)
Apache Plume Fallugia
Apache Plume (Fallugia paradoxa). (1313k)
Apache Plume Fallugia
Apache Plume (Fallugia paradoxa). (895k)
Close-up Apache Plume
Close-up of Apache Plume (Fallugia paradoxa). (528k)
Fairy Duster Calliandra
Fairy Duster (Calliandra eriophylla). (1.6M)
Fairy Duster Calliandra
Fairy Duster (Calliandra eriophylla), left, and Blue Dick (Dichelostemma capitatum), right. (877k)
Close-up Blue Dick
Close-up of Blue Dick (Dichelostemma capitatum). (360k)
Close-up Fairy Duster
Close-up of Fairy Duster (Calliandra eriophylla). (1014k)
Close-up Fairy Duster
Close-up of Fairy Duster with visiting bee. (660k)
Flower
Flower. (808k)
Bulrush
Bulrush. (1039k)
Creosote Bush Larrea
Creosote Bush (Larrea tridentata, german: Kreosotbusch, french: Créosotier), front center. (2.8M)
Yucca Yucca Sp
Yucca (Yucca sp., german: Palmlilien). (1223k)
Flower Stalk Yucca
Flower stalk of a Yucca (Yucca sp., german: Palmlilien) in the Grand Canyon. (1022k)
Banana Yucca Yucca
Banana Yucca (Yucca baccata, german: Blaue Palmlilie, french: Yucca banane). (1.5M)
Engelman's Hedgehog Echinocereus
Engelman's Hedgehog (Echinocereus engelmannii). (1228k)
Engelman's Hedgehog Echinocereus
Engelman's Hedgehog (Echinocereus engelmannii). (1232k)
Engelman's Hedgehog Echinocereus
Engelman's Hedgehog (Echinocereus engelmannii). (1136k)
Flowers Engelman's Hedgehog
Flowers of an Engelman's Hedgehog. (1130k)
Close-up Flower Engelman's
Close-up of the flower of an Engelman's Hedgehog with visiting bee. (751k)
Ocotillo Fouquieria Splendens
Ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens, german: Ocotillo, french: Ocotillo). (1056k)
Buckhorn Cholla Cylindropuntia
Buckhorn Cholla (Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa) with Brittlebush (Encelia farinosa) around it. The whole hillside is yellow with Brittlebush. (1209k)
Flowering Buckhorn Cholla
Flowering Buckhorn Cholla (Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa). (1363k)
Flowers Buckhorn Cholla
Flowers of a Buckhorn Cholla (Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa). (757k)
Close-up Buckhorn Cholla
Close-up of a Buckhorn Cholla (Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa). (741k)
Engelman's Prickly-pear Cactus
Engelman's Prickly-pear Cactus (Opuntia engelmannii). (1043k)
Engelman's Prickly-pear Cactus
Engelman's Prickly-pear Cactus flowers. (679k)
Engelman's Prickly-pear Cactus
Engelman's Prickly-pear Cactus with fruits. (813k)
Large Teddybear Cholla
Large Teddybear Cholla (Cylindropuntia bigelovii). (1137k)
Teddybear Cholla Cylindropuntia
Teddybear Cholla (Cylindropuntia bigelovii). (998k)
Teddybear Cholla Cylindropuntia
Teddybear Cholla (Cylindropuntia bigelovii). (1091k)
Close-up Teddybear Cholla
Close-up of a Teddybear Cholla (Cylindropuntia bigelovii). (976k)
Compass Barrel Cactus
Compass Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus cylindraceus). You can see it leaning towards the south, which gives it the name "Compass Barrel". (1157k)
Small Flowering Compass
Small flowering Compass Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus cylindraceus). (1385k)
Flowers Compass Barrel
Flowers of a Compass Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus cylindraceus). (971k)
Close-up Flower Compass
Close-up of the flower of a Compass Barrel Cactus. (854k)
Small Compass Barrel
Small Compass Barrel Cactus. (1302k)
Spines Top Compass
Spines on the top of a Compass Barrel Cactus. (1123k)
Close-up Spines Compass
Close-up of the spines of a Compass Barrel Cactus. You can see the red/pink/purple stems and the curved yellow tips. (872k)
Flowering Agave Agave
Flowering Agave (Agave sp., german: Agaven). (1312k)
Close-up Flowering Agave
Close-up of flowering Agave (Agave sp., german: Agaven). (1157k)
Mormon Tea Ephedra
Mormon Tea (Ephedra viridis). (833k)
Saguaro Cactus Carnegiea
Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea, german: Saguaro, french: Saguaro). (1026k)
Huge Saguaro Cactus
Huge Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea, german: Saguaro, french: Saguaro). This one was close to 20 m (70 ft) tall. (841k)
Flowers Saguaro Cactus
Flowers on a Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea, german: Saguaro, french: Saguaro). (668k)
Fruits Saguaro Cactus
Fruits on a Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea, german: Saguaro, french: Saguaro). (589k)
Top Saguaro Cactus
Top of a Saguaro cactus, notice the characteristic straight white or grey spines. (913k)
Inside Saguaro Looks
This is what the inside of a Saguaro looks like. (878k)
Pine Forest Grand
Pine forest at the Grand Canyon. (1282k)
Ponderosa Pine Forest
Ponderosa Pine forest (Pinus ponderosa, german: Gelb-Kiefer, french: Pin ponderosa) on volcanic cinder. (1207k)
Deformed Ponderosa Pine
Deformed Ponderosa Pine (Pinus ponderosa, german: Gelb-Kiefer, french: Pin ponderosa). (927k)

Arizona Fauna

Web Funnel Weaver
Web of a Funnel Weaver (Agelenidae gen., german: Trichterspinnen). (864k)
Desert Beetle
Desert beetle. (946k)
Butterfly
Butterfly. (1151k)
Butterfly
Butterfly. (730k)
Butterfly © karin Quintes
Butterfly © Karin Quintes (petkarq at t-online.de). (729k)
Mating Butterflies
Mating butterflies. (1.5M)
Dragonfly Order Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: ), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: )). (755k)
Dragonfly Order Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: ), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: )). (511k)
Dragonfly Order Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: ), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: )). (522k)
Lizard
Lizard. (671k)
Lizard
Lizard. (748k)
Desert Horned Lizard
Desert Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma platyrhinos) © Karin Quintes (petkarq at t-online.de). (1239k)
Common Chuckwalla Sauromalus
Common Chuckwalla (Sauromalus ater, german: Chuckwalla, french: Chuckwalla). (393k)
Gila Monster Heloderma
Gila Monster (Heloderma suspectum, german: Gila-Krustenechse, french: Monstre de Gila). (1209k)
Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake
Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox, german: Texas-Klapperschlange, french: Crotale diamantin de l'Ouest). (1030k)
Rock Squirrel Otospermophilus
Rock Squirrel (Otospermophilus variegatus, german: Felsenziesel, french: Écureuil des rochers). (978k)
Red Deer Cervus
Red Deer (Cervus elaphus, german: Rothirsch, french: Cerf élaphe). (1053k)
Close-up Red Deer
Close-up of Red Deer. (1031k)
Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus
Black-tailed Jackrabbit (Lepus californicus, german: Eselhase, french: Lièvre de Californie). (793k)

Florida

Everglades National Park
In the Everglades National Park with Slash Pine (Pinus elliottii, french: Pin d'Elliott). (727k)
Hammocks Florida Keys
One of the Hammocks in the Florida Keys with Spanish Moss (Tillandsia usneoides, german: Spanisches Moos, french: Mousse espagnole). (1212k)
Periphyton Algae Base
Periphyton algae. This is the base of the food web in the Everglades. (1119k)
Mushroom
Mushroom. (614k)
Spider Lily
Spider lily. (614k)
Spider Lily Hymenocallis
Spider Lily (Hymenocallis sp., german: Schönhäutchen). (681k)
Flower
Flower. (552k)
Flower
Flower. (550k)
Orchid
Orchid. (573k)
Epiphytes
Epiphytes. (872k)
Spanish Moss Tillandsia
Spanish Moss (Tillandsia usneoides, german: Spanisches Moos, french: Mousse espagnole). (1181k)
Red Mangrove Rhizophora
Red Mangrove (Rhizophora mangle, german: Rote Mangrove, french: Palétuvier rouge). (982k)
Red Mangrove Rhizophora
Red Mangrove (Rhizophora mangle, german: Rote Mangrove, french: Palétuvier rouge). (883k)
Black Mangrove Avicennia
Black Mangrove (Avicennia sp.). (1021k)
Black Mangrove Avicennia
Black Mangrove (Avicennia sp.). (1261k)
Saw Palmetto Serenoa
Saw Palmetto (Serenoa repens, german: Sägepalme, french: Palmier de Floride). It is endemic to the subtropical Southeastern United States. (1104k)
Saw Palmetto Serenoa
Saw Palmetto (Serenoa repens, german: Sägepalme, french: Palmier de Floride). (1092k)
Slash Pine Pinus
Slash Pine (Pinus elliottii, french: Pin d'Elliott). (1141k)
Slash Pine Forest
Slash Pine forest (Pinus elliottii, french: Pin d'Elliott). (884k)
Florida Strangler Fig
Florida Strangler Fig (Ficus aurea). (1017k)
Fly Visiting Flower
Fly visiting a flower. (641k)
Grasshopper
Grasshopper. (1097k)
Zebra Longwing Heliconius
Zebra Longwing (Heliconius charithonia, german: Zebrafalter). (620k)
Dragonfly Order Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: ), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: )). (533k)
Dragonfly Order Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: ), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: )). (592k)
Dragonfly Order Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: ), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: )). (504k)
Dragonfly Order Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: ), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: )). (519k)
Dragonfly Order Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: ), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: )). (489k)
Dragonfly Order Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: ), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: )). (526k)
Florida Tree Snail
Florida Tree Snail (Liguus fasciatus). (570k)
Fiddler Crab Uca
Fiddler Crab (Uca sp., german: Winkerkrabben). (741k)
Fish
Fish. (691k)
Green Iguana Iguana
Green Iguana (Iguana iguana, german: Grüner Leguan, french: Iguane vert). (1019k)
Close-up Green Iguana
Close-up of Green Iguana (Iguana iguana, german: Grüner Leguan, french: Iguane vert). (790k)
Male Green Iguana
Male Green Iguana (Iguana iguana, german: Grüner Leguan, french: Iguane vert). (810k)
Close-up Male Green
Close-up of male Green Iguana (Iguana iguana, german: Grüner Leguan, french: Iguane vert). (927k)
Hawksbill Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata, german: Echte Karettschildkröte, french: Tortue imbriquée). (570k)
Baby Sea Turtle
Baby sea turtle. (658k)
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta, german: Unechte Karettschildkröte, french: Caouanne). (616k)
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle with badly damaged shell. (592k)
Sea Turtles
Sea Turtles. (778k)
Close-up Loggerhead Sea
Close-up of a Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta, german: Unechte Karettschildkröte, french: Caouanne). (589k)

New York

Squirrel Central Park
A squirrel in Central Park. (721k)

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