Hands on Science McIntosh Rose - this rose grows in the salty marsh lands along the south east Texas coast. It has a very strong fragrance that can be detected several yards away. Saltwater marsh located in San Jacinto, Texas.
EJ excitedly holding a non-poisonous baby hog nosed snake. This guys is named for the shape of his nose - it looks similar to hog's. The shape of it's nose enables it to dig, like a shovel, and burrow into the ground and under brush.
Even OG eagerly handled the snake. Mom, of course, was only interested in looking - not touching (hee, hee).
Bird of prey - the majestic Falcon. He is a keen hunter and nearly as fast as a bullet when diving for prey.