Tag Archives: swimming

River Otter

photograph of a river otter in the water

I was hiking near the James River when I heard a small grunting sound.  The trail I was on crossed over a stream and when I looked to my left a group of 4 or 5 river otters were watching me.  They clearly wanted to cross the trail I was on and seemed annoyed I was in their way.  They stuck around long enough for me to take this photo before swimming back the way they came.

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Off the High Dive

photograph of a girl jumping off the high dive at a lake

The high dive at Hungry Mother State Park in Marion, VA offers swimmers a thrill as they escape the heat.