Nebraska Nature July 15, 2015
30 MORE Photos Of Wildlife In Nebraska That Will Drop Your Jaw
Wildlife watching – whether it’s in our backyards or in a zoo or wildlife retreat – is always a favorite activity in Nebraska. Until you can make it outside to spot your own spectacular specimens, here are 30 MORE simply beautiful pictures of wildlife captured in Nebraska. (
Catch our first feature on Nebraska wildlife photography here.)
This breathtaking elk poses for a snapshot at the Kreycik River View Elk and Buffalo Ranch near Niobrara.
A Western Meadowlark (Nebraska's state bird) posts on a wooden post near Kearney.
An eastern meadowlark makes an appearance on a barbed wire fence near Beatrice.
Depending on what part of the state you're from, that might actually be barb wire or bob wire. 🙂
A beautiful tortoise moseying along at the Lincoln Children's Zoo.
This wary-looking owl is on the mend at the Lee G. Simmons Safari Park in Ashland after an injury.
A wild turkey struts alongside a road somewhere in Nebraska.
A graceful elk snags a snack at the Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari.
Sleepy Foxes dreaming away at the Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari.
A male prairie chicken putting on its famous "booming" display at Calamus Reservoir.
This regal bluejay is just hanging out in a backyard in Beatrice.
Simply beautiful shot of a young bald eagle in flight at Lake Ogallala.
This goofy camel at the Lincoln Children's Zoo clearly does not mind having its picture taken!
An osprey perched at Crystal Springs Lake near Fairbury.
This lone wolf looks up with soulful eyes at the Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari.
I had no idea we had cormorants in Nebraska! This one was snapped at Crystal Springs Lake near Fairbury.
A hefty frog suns itself on the Doane College campus in Crete.
A heron seems to be stalking something intently at Crystal Springs Lake.
This vivid Northern Red Bishop Weaver was spotted in the Desert Dome at the Omaha Zoo.
According to the photographer, this goat at the Lincoln Children's Zoo was being particularly loud - and if you've ever visited the goats there, you know loud they usually are!
A herd of buffalo at the Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari, including a lovely fair-colored individual.
This peacefully gliding sting ray at the Omaha Zoo looks almost like a strange bird in flight.
Something seems to have really annoyed this African wild dog at the Omaha Zoo. These guys are not always easy to spot, but if you happen to see one you might be impressed with their imposing appearance.
A graceful swan glides along the water at Doane College in Crete.
A gorgeous whitetail buck at the Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari.
A Baltimore Oriole perches in a tree at Crystal Cove Park in South Sioux City.
A majestic hawk getting ready to take off in Cherry County.
This great blue heron appears to be bathing in the North Bottoms area of Lincoln.
Two elk bulls sunning themselves in the grass at the Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari.
A raccoon peeks out of the grass at Fontenelle Forest in Bellevue.
Cottontail rabbits like this one spotted in Wayne are a very common sight, but they're always fun to see.
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