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Light and Shadow

I loved how the dark and light gave the photos mood. The flamingos were magical, the tiger mysterious, the parakeets fun.

Later, I want to show the interaction between some of the animals: one of the elephants pushing a baby around, parakeets feeding each other (if I was able to catch it), and hippos baring their teeth at one another. I usually don’t see that much interaction between the animals. So it was fun to capture.

I’ve been asked for marketing materials for Billionaire Wolf Christmas and that means cover art time.

Have a wonderfully magical day!

Terry

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”

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Big Cats are Beautiful

Cougar, lioness, tiger, white tiger, cheetah,  jaguar, and snow leopard!

I always have to see the big cats when I visit a zoo. They ‘re beautiful. 🙂

Have a super great day!!

Terry Spear

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”

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I Bet YOU Can’t Do This

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Okay, so my grass is dying out in patches and I couldn’t figure out why. I have an automatic sprinkler. I kept meaning to check it out, so this morning, I finally remembered, and guess what?

Yep, it was OFF. No wonder my grass is dying in patches. But at least it’s an easy fix. I couldn’t have auto sprinklers anywhere else I’ve lived, so as long as they work, and I’ve turned them on for auto…it’s great!

Maybe it will rain again though. 🙂

Have a wonderful day!

Terry Spear

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”

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Safely Taking Pictures–and Writing Stories!

To get the really great shots–or sometimes just a cool idea–can mean the difference between life and death.

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Lion Steals Camera and Tripod

Okay, so the photographer was safe, and the other got a really great shot of the lioness eating his camera, but…

Enough said! 🙂

Have a happy TGIF!

Terry Spear

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”

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Enough with the Jaguar Shifters!

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tiger eyes closed (1280x853).jpg vignetteTiger says he doesn’t even want to hear about another cat shifter story that is about a big cat other than him. I took this picture of the tiger at the San Diego Zoo. Isn’t he beautiful?

A Very Jaguar Christmas is coming in October.

Have a great night!

I’m home and that means back to the writing!!! But it was a lovely trip. I needed the break!

Terry
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Cougars and Jaguars and Other Such Beasts of Prey

cougars sleeping (640x427)The cougars are normally pacing, sometimes though, one will be up in the rocks. I’ve never seen them cuddled together so I thought this was a nice shot. 🙂  But the real question is, are they real cougars or shapeshifters?

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Instinct told her to run…

Shannon Rafferty learns that hanging out with the bad boys could be a dangerous business, but hooking up with a cop is even worse. Now she’s on the run, trying to avoid being murdered by his cougar shifter brothers and uncle. If that isn’t bad enough, a deputy sheriff hunts her down while she’s running as a cougar and trying to survive in the Colorado wilderness. He vows to protect her no matter what she’s done. With three dead boyfriends to her name, she’s sure she will be the death of Chase Buchanan before either of them can prevent it. No matter how much she knows she has to run again, he soon holds her heart hostage. But will that be enough to keep them both alive?

Chase Buchanan—as wilderness cabin resort owner, former US Army Special Forces, and part time deputy of the small town of Yuma, Colorado that boasts a love of cougars—is tasked to track down a cougar reported to be hunting human prey. Chase soon learns she’s a shifter, not a full-time cougar, and she’s on the run. When he takes her in, he vows to protect her. After losing his wife and baby to the human kind of predator years earlier, he’s not letting Shannon’s hunters kill her, too. But how is he going to hold onto the wild-cat woman, who is unpredictable at every turn, without losing his heart to her, and then losing her as well?

I just approved the first 15 minutes of the narration on Cougar’s Mate, so that’s being made into an audiobook as we speak.

The audiobook for Forbidden Love was approved a LONG time ago, but when I checked on it last week, I received an email saying they’d dropped the ball and would expedite its release.

I caught one of the jaguars drinking, which turned out really nice. My friend was yelling for me to come over and get a shot and I was fortunate to get two before the male had his fill and moved off.

 

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And I just approved Jaguar Hunt’s cover.

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Coming in June!

And here one of the tiger cubs was upset because his sibling was locked away inside. So lots of interesting happenings at the zoo. 🙂 I’m just lucky my friend doesn’t mind that I stop to take pictures all the time!
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And that’s it. We’re off to see the arboretum later today so have to get some work done before that!

I’ve taken lots of pictures of the cats in the last couple of years, but these are really special. Why? They tell a story.

Have a super great April Fool’s Day! I’m absolutely not going to tell you I’m quitting!  I had too many fans worry that I was retiring from writing when I did that last year. LOL 🙂

I can’t. I have too many stories to tell!

Hope no one pulls your leg and gets away with it. Years ago, we put one of those floating plastic ice cubes in my dad’s glass of water and it had a fly inside it. Made it look like the fly was floating in his drink. 🙂 Poor dad.

Oh–have you heard about the one in Italy where someone got the public thinking that a spaghetti weevil was destroying the crops?

Have a fun day!

Terry

A Cross-Eyed Tiger?

Zoo with coyotes barking 046 (640x427) (2) Is it just me, or is she cross-eyed? Maybe it’s looking at the fence wires that’s making her appear that way. This is the momma tiger, and she has three cubs. You can see them behind her all sprawled out on top of each other. They’re getting REALLY big.

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Aren’t the big cats beautiful? They look like they NEVER have a bad hair day. 🙂

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Terry

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