I went with Mary to Gainseville for her appt. with a specialist. On the way, we stopped off at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park. It is huge, and quite wild. There are wild Bison, Horses, Deer, and much more. http://www.floridastateparks.org/paynesprairie/default.cfm We did come across some deer which quickly went into the woods. I had to manually focus while shooting from my car. Lots of oof shots, this one is not bad, but the head is blocked some: Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available) I lived in Gainseville years ago while doing some post graduate work. At one time, I lived in a mobile home, around a pond with other mobile homes and cabins. There were these Banana Spiders that were as large as my hand. One time, while walking at night by my house, I walked into a web. That'll wake you up real quick. Here are two webs I shot, on a monopod with the D2H and 300 f4 with 1.4x: Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available) Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available) anytime I see one of these guys, I still get the chills from when I walked into that big ol web... ewwwwwwwww! There was this gopher tortoise on the side of the road, eating. I got out. He watched me as I shot some photos of him, then he made a mad dash for his burrow. Here he is running to his burrow. Had to pan and use all my skills to capture him on the run: Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available) Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available) glad they came out in focus, he was really moving fast.. Can you believe it, no bird photo! I did get a shot of a red shouldered hawk, but so far away it wasnt worth posting.