bark closeup that looks remarkably like a fox and dinosaur head

Dino and Fox Play Hide’n’Seek

Make up your own story about these two, but I see Fox hiding in a cave, quite pleased with his own cleverness. He has no idea that Dino got there first and is quietly peering down at him from his hiding place above.

They’re easier to see when you frame out the surrounding clutter, so just in case, here is Fox alone:

fox alone, from dino and fox play hide'n'seek

And here is Dino alone and turned right side up:

dino alone, from dino and fox play hide'n'seek

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What the camera saw:
dino and fox play hide'n'seek, as shot

I did not even see these guys when I took the photo. I just thought that these large, broken ridges and furrows looked interesting and had potential. Then I got it home and saw them hiding in there.

What a bystander would see:
dino and fox play hide'n'seek, bystander photoThis big tree has to be a chestnut oak: According to the linked reference, “the chestnut oak is readily identified by its massively-ridged dark gray-brown bark.” Yep, “massively-ridged” says it. Pay attention to the dandelions growing at the base for a sense of the scale.

dino and fox play hide'n'seek, for scale

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