About Danielle Huddleston Photography:

I am a wife, homeschool mom, a hiker, and a photographer living in Oklahoma. I love beautiful light and being in the woods. I share what I love on this blog, be they trails, pictures, or homschooling curriculum. Thanks for stopping by!



  • Archive: ‘Animals’



    Foss State Park & Washita Wildlife Refuge ~Foss, OK

    Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

    The trip to Palo Duro was a bit too long to pull a camper in one day so I planned a stop around halfway.

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    Nick had to work on the day we left so we got to Foss State Park late in the day.

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    This dollar spot Target find worked out great to keep Little Bit entertained on the trip!

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    The full hookup sites that were open were a bit close together for me but it worked out.

    I believe there are more available during the summer but they close some of the campgrounds in the winter.

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    The Washita Wildlife Refuge is right next to Foss State Park and I had been wanting to visit it for a while.

    So we drove up to it and saw the rest of Foss State Park also the next day.

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    The lake water was so pretty and clear!

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    Look at this beautiful swimming beach at Foss State Park!

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    I can’t wait to go back when we can swim!

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    We did run into a problem with the wildlife refuge.

    It happened to be one of the few days they closed areas of the refuge so people could hunt.

    It was a bit disappointing but we went back the next day to hike the trails that had been closed.

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    Huge fields of white cotton!

    So pretty!

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    This bridge was one of the few things open on the 1st day we visited.

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    There was a nice hiking trail right next to our campsite.

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    Nick is great at getting smiles and laughter for pics 🙂

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    I love how pretty Oklahoma grass is in the fall.

    It lights up at sunset.

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    One of my kids took this, I did not get that close to a dead animal…

    ha

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    Foss State Park has a Bison Herd!

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    A quick trip back to Washita Wildlife Refuge before heading to Texas!

    We saw so many deer!

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    And coot’s…

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    Even their signs had a southern accent…

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    A lot of easy, short hikes to see beautiful Oklahoma.

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    This lake was so beautiful!

    I am so glad we stopped here!

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    Do you have a favorite state park where you live?

    Here is a video of our time at the park and wildlife refuge!

    Last Fall at the Zoo with Friends ~Tulsa Zoo

    Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

    The closer we got to our adoption date last year, the more I did not like editing photos that I could not share.

    So a lot of photos were forgotten.

    Including these photos I took when on a trip to the zoo with friends last fall.

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    Toddlers interacting is so funny.

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    Oh good, she likes us.

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    As a mom and photographer, I always try to get pics of my mom friends with their kids.

    We don’t get in enough shots.

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     I am thankful for flexible friends during this journey.

    OKC Zoo ~Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Thursday, July 13th, 2017

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    My husband needed to go to OKC for work for three days so we decided to join him for a few of them.

    We had not been to the OKC Zoo in a while so we stopped there first after dropping him off.

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    Those water bottles were in their mouths 90% of the time…

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    We basically go to the zoo to sit on animal statues.

    Do they have an animal statue zoo?

    That would probably be a big hit.

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    The zookeeper tried but could not get any birds to go on “M”.

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    Lots of little fingers were pecked.

    Ha

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    It was a pretty hot day(in the 90’s) but the kids drank a lot of water and they had misting stations everywhere.

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    The twins favorite thing to do at zoo’s is feed fish.

    Thankfully this zoo had fish feeders like the Tulsa zoo.

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    I feel like the Giant Anteater should be something in a star wars movie.

    So odd looking.

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    The misting station was making her hair look white since the little droplets were just sitting on top of her hair.

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    Snakes!

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    I really like their Oklahoma exhibits.

    It helps the kids know what animals we have in our state.

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    The girls liked the prairie dogs.

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    This boy likes to read every sign.

    He reminds me of the robot in Short Circuit.

    “Need input”

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    This bear was sprawled out on the glass, to keep cool I would assume.

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    I was reminded why I don’t go often alone with five kids but we survived!

    That’s the important thing.