Beautiful fall leaves cover the rocks of a small shoal below High Shoals Falls near Hiawassee, Georgia.
A barred owl in the woods in Athens, Georgia.
Various kinds of orchids, including this moth orchid, can be found in the Conservatory at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia.
A turtle spends the morning sunning on a log at Sandy Creek Nature Park in Athens, Georgia.
Ginger, a Yorkshire terrier puppy, takes her first steps outdoors while being watched by one of her favorite toys.
This tiny ipheion flower stands about just five inches off the ground.
Lemurs huddled together in a lemur ball at the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston.
This day lily was the prettiest blossom hidden amongst the other lilies at Lake Junaluska, North Carolina.
A female ruby-throated hummingbird snuggles with her babies in a nest the size of a walnut at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia.
Abby, a Red Angus calf born in Bogart, Georgia.
World-class kayakers descend on class 5 rapids during a scheduled water release on the Talullah Gorge, Tallulah Falls, Georgia.