Tag: wildlife

Southern Snapshots: A Lacassine Pool Trail

  Just one of the beautiful natural sights along the trails in the Lacassine Pool! This was taken early in the fishing season before the trails were overgrown, so it’s a nice reminder of how the Pool changes as the year goes on.   Read More

Fearless Finds: The Gator Chateau

We held baby gators!! Even after growing up on the bayou, neither me or my mom had ever held a baby gator before. After all, in the wild where there are babies, there are big mamas! So we were so excited to get to check out the Gator Chateau and get our hands on some gators! Read More

Fearless Finds: Bird City

If you read a recent post of ours (click here to catch up!) then you know we love exploring Jungle Gardens! One of our favorite spots though is Bird City. The amazing beginnings of Bird City is what really got me excited about it all. The founder of Jungle Gardens, E. A. McIlhenny, started this rookery in Read More

Fearless Finds: Jungle Gardens

When most people think of Avery Island, the Tabasco Factory comes to mind (be on the lookout for a post about the Tabasco Factory in the near future!), but Jungle Gardens is another amazing attraction on the island! Spanning over 150 acres, Jungle Gardens has beautiful foliage, birds, and several interesting historical artifacts, and all Read More

Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau: Stop #6 The Gator Pond

Well now that we’ve shown you the two fake gators, we’ve finally got to the real ones!! Just a little walk from the Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau is a fenced pond with at least four adult gators along with turtles and other natural wildlife. The area makes it super easy to see everything Read More

Southern Snapshots: A Roseate Spoonbill

    Out boat-riding one day with Myron, we came across these beautiful Roseate Spoonbills. They were crawfishing in the swamp between the trees that line the Lacassine Bayou. This one even looks like he’s smiling at the camera! P.S. Have any favorite southern snapshots you’d like to share? Comment below or e-mail us at bonveillercher@gmail.com and Read More

Southern Snapshots: A Cameron Pelican

      This beautiful pelican caught my eye on the ferry ride from Cameron to Holly Beach. He was busy fishing and didn’t mind me taking pictures of him at all. He even paused for a moment to look at me and posed! Southern Snapshots is our newest blog series where we will share Read More