“Wildlife photography is the ultimate catch and release!”

-Don Mercer, Rustic 41

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Vaartjie & Medusa - Rhino and Lion Park
Outside Johannesburg, South Africa
Scarlet Macaw
Osa Peninsula
Costa Rica

Lilac Breaster Roller
Okavango Delta, Botswana

Putting a Better Perspective on Blind Dates
Galapagos Land Iguana
World War II Memorial
The National Mall - Washington, DC
Egyptian Geese
Chobe River, Botswana
Brown Pelican Flyby
Gulf of Panama
Blue Heron
Lake Trant, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Blue Footed Boobie
Galapagos Achipelago
Bighorn Sheep
National Elk Refuge, Wyoming
An Oblivious Sea Lion
Galapagos Archipelago
"Feet Don't Fail Me Now!"
American Bison - Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

home_iconThe goal of Rustic 41 Creations is to promote the writing and photography of Don Mercer. Rustic 41 was Don’s call sign when flying combat missions in Southeast Asia with his unit, the Night Rustics, a detached Task Force of the 19th Tactical Air Support Squadron based at Bien Hoa, Republic of Vietnam, in 1970-71.

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