Grass

You’ve undoubtedly seen it: Grass. Tall waving grass. Lots of it. From here to the horizon. If you’re itching to get images of animals to classify, the “nothing here” grass images can seem annoying. Some people find the grass images soothing. The animals themselves, well, a lot of them seem to like it.

Some animals find that tall grass is nice for concealing themselves from predators, like these guys:


 
Or this impala:


 
And some animals think the grass is nice for eating, like here:


 
Or here:


 
This post is brought to you by Faulty Cameras that switch unexpectedly to video mode when they’re not supposed to. These Season 5 videos have no sound, but capture some of the movement you don’t get with the photographs, so I thought you might like them.

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About Margaret Kosmala

I am an ecologist exploring the complex dynamics of plant and animal systems. I am especially interested in understanding how species communities change over time and how humans impact them.

3 responses to “Grass”

  1. Lifesart says :

    Love them! Thanks, Magaret.

    • Tsering says :

      Personally I love the grasses – wish I knew what they all were! Some of the plants are lovely. And the videos are great 🙂

  2. Bennycatgirl says :

    *applause* well done, faulty cameras! 😀

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