Given the dominance of redwoods in Muir Woods National Monument, there’s a little thrill that comes in finding a contrary specimen. Many seem to be clustered along the stream, which I suppose makes sense: different availability of water and light along the banks.
This manatee was lounging at the bottom of the tank for a long while. I was just about to give up and head to another exhibit when I turned around just in time to see this one surface to take a breath before descending back down to the bottom of the tank again.
The urge to title this photo “Oh the huge manatee” was almost too great.
A whole new point of view on the shadows of Gunnison Chapel across the quad. Much like my last post, I love the intentional alignments of the designs.
Here‘s that same sculpture shot from down below near the actual entrance to the engineering library, in the depths below Bechtel hall.