Animals Loving Autumn [40 PICS]

September 29th, 2012 Permalink

Fall and its brightly colored foliage has arrived. So here is a mixture of animals, autumn and quotes about this season.

Red fox caught mouse in bright foliage of fall forest

“Autumn, the year’s last, loveliest smile,” ~ quote by William Cullen Bryant. Like some people, some animals love autumn. Red fox with a mouse in the beautiful and bright foliage of the forest during the fall season. Photo #1 by KP

During Autumn Playful pup toting a huge fallen leaf

Playful pup toting a huge fallen leaf. “Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree,” ~ quote by Emily Bronte. Photo #2 by HDWallpapers


Freedom during the fall, horses roaming in colorful Colorado

Freedom during the fall, horses roaming in colorful Colorado. “October gave a party; The leaves by hundreds came – The Chestnuts, Oaks, and Maples, And leaves of every name. The Sunshine spread a carpet, And everything was grand, Miss Weather led the dancing, Professor Wind the band,” ~ quote by George Cooper. Photo #3 by Pam Morris

Golden fall foliage and pack of white wolves

Golden fall foliage and a pack of white wolves. “On such a day each road is planned, To lead to some enchanted land; Each turning meets expectancy. The signs I read on every hand. I know by autumn’s wizardry. On such a day the world can be, Only a great glad dream for me — Only a great glad dream for me!” ~ quote by Eleanor Myers Jewett. Photo #4 by Wallpapers of Animals

Deers with antlers in forest with autumn foliage

“Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale,” ~ quote by Lauren DeStefano, Wither. Photo #5 by GoodFon

Black Squirrel in Autumn Leafs

Black Squirrel in Autumn Leafs. “By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather and autumn’s best of cheer,” ~ quote by Helen Hunt Jackson. Photo #6 by Wallpapers DiQ

Messy baby boar playing in the autumn forest

Messy baby boar playing in the autumn forest. “No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace, as I have seen in one autumnal face,” ~ quote by John Donne. Photo #7 by wallpaper wide

Grizzly Bear in autumn in Denali National Park and Preserve

Grizzly Bear in Denali National Park and Preserve. “Autumn burned brightly, a running flame through the mountains, a torch flung to the trees,” ~ quote by Faith Baldwin. Photo #8 by Jean-Pierre Lavoie

Beautiful Bobcat In Autumn

Beautiful bobcat. “Youth is like spring, an over-praised season more remarkable for biting winds than genial breezes. Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits,” ~ quote by Samuel Butler. Photo #9 by free pictures web

giraffe cruising through the fall foliage

Giraffe cruising through the fall foliage. “Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all,” ~ quote by Stanley Horowitz. Photo #10 by unknown via imgur

Spooked horse galloping through foggy fall forest

Horse galloping through foggy fall forest. “How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days,” ~ quote by John Burroughs. Photo #11 by wallpapers only

call the fireman, kitty stuck out on a limb among red leaves of autumn

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower,” ~ quote by Albert Camus. Photo #12 by good wallpapers

Ferret in the frolicking in the fall foliage

“A tangerine and russet cascade of kaleidoscopic leaves, creates a tapestry of autumn magic upon the emerald carpet of fading summer,” ~ quote by Judith A. Lindberg. Photo #13 by wallpapers4desktops

Squirrel busy gathering nuts in October, preparing for winter, on Campus at University of Michigan

Squirrel busy gathering nuts in October, preparing for winter, on Campus at University of Michigan. “The one red leaf, the last of its clan, That dances as often as dance it can, Hanging so light, and hanging so high, On the topmost twig that looks up at the sky,” poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Photo #14 by Corey Seeman

White White-tailed Deer during autumn at the Seneca Army Depot in New York

A white, white-tailed Deer during autumn at the Seneca Army Depot in New York. “Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn,” ~ quote by Elizabeth Lawrence. Photo #15 by blmiers2

Fall swans in lake at autumn

Swans in lake at autumn. “Bittersweet October. The mellow, messy, leaf-kicking, perfect pause between the opposing miseries of summer and winter,” ~ quote by Carol Bishop Hipps. Photo #16 by imac wallpapers

Wild Turkeys in Autumn, probably scouting a good hiding place before November and Thanksgiving

Wild turkeys, probably scouting a good hiding place before November and Thanksgiving. “Autumn is a season followed immediately by looking forward to Spring,” ~ quote by Anonymous. Photo #17 by cool wallpaperz

Autumn Laughing deer doe during fall at Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Yawning deer doe during fall at Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Joke: “A couple goes to an art gallery. They find a picture of a naked women with only her privates covered with leaves. The wife doesn’t like it and moves on but the husband keeps looking. The wife asks, “What are you waiting for?” The husband replies, ‘Autumn.’” Photo #18 by Felix (Fiduz)

Autumn bald eagle

“Nothing is more fleeting than external form, which withers and alters like the flowers of the field at the appearance of autumn,” ~ quote by Umberto Eco. Photo #19 by Art G.

Wolf among the red fall foliage

Big, bad beautiful wolf among the red fall foliage. “I want to say something so embarrassing about September that even the leaves start blushing and turning red,” ~ quote by Jarod Kintz. Photo #20 by wallsdl

Autumn Bird Migration on Coasts of Pärnu, Estonia. Waterfowl flock in Luitemaa coastal wetland

Autumn Bird Migration on Coasts of Pärnu, Estonia. Waterfowl flock in Luitemaa coastal wetland. “Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns,” ~ quote by George Eliot. Photo #21 by European Ecotourism

Snow leopard cub posing on a rock with blurred autumn background at Basel Zoo, Switzerland

“The autumn always gets me badly, as it breaks into colors. I want to go south, where there is no autumn, where the cold doesn’t crouch over one like a snow-leopard waiting to pounce,” ~ quote by D.H. Lawrence. Photo #22 by Tambako the Jaguar

Aberdeen Angus cattle in Götzis, Vorarlberg during autumn

Aberdeen Angus cattle in Götzis, Vorarlberg, during autumn. “Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night,” ~ quote by Hal Borland. Photo #23 by böhringer friedrich

Jaguar effectively hidden in the fall landscape

Jaguar effectively hidden via natural camouflage in the fall landscape. “Autumn is the hardest season. The leaves are all falling, and they’re falling like they’re falling in love with the ground,” ~ quote by Andrea Gibson. Photo #24 by Bex Ross

Three bunnies napping in the autumn foliage

“The foliage has been losing its freshness through the month of August, and here and there a yellow leaf shows itself like the first gray hair amidst the locks of a beauty who has seen one season too many,” ~ quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes. Photo #25 by it.wallpapershi

Giant Panda relaxing on a beautiful fall day

Giant Panda relaxing on a beautiful fall day at the Washington D.C. zoo. “October’s poplars are flaming torches lighting the way to winter,” ~ quote by Nova Bair. Photo #26 by Brit

Autumn in Canada, tiger at the Toronto Zoo

Autumn in Canada: Tiger at Toronto Zoo. “I loved autumn, the one season of the year that God seemed to have put there just for the beauty of it,” ~ quote by Lee Maynard. Photo #27 by Christopher Charles

Monkey on limb over fall forest at Kyoto, Japan

Monkey on limb over fall forest at Kyoto, Japan. “You can’t hide your true colors as you approach the autumn of your life,” quote by unknown. Photo #28 by maurizio mucciola

A cougar, Puma concolor, resting a leaf bed at the Dakota Zoo in Bismarck, North Dakota

A cougar, Puma concolor, resting on a leaf bed at the Dakota Zoo in Bismarck, North Dakota. “The stripped and shapely Maple grieves; The ghosts of her Departed leaves. The ground is hard, As hard as stone. The year is old, The birds are flown,” ~ quote by John Updike. Photo #29 by Matt Reinbold

Great Horned Owl with blurred autumn foliage

Great Horned Owl with blurred autumn foliage. “We cling to our own point of view, as though everything depended on it. Yet our opinions have no permanence; like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away,” ~ quote by Zhuangzi. Photo #30 by Hi-Res Wallpapers

Small hedgehog in the crunchy fallen leaves of late autumn

Small hedgehog in the crunchy fallen leaves of late autumn. “I sit quietly, listening to the falling leaves – A lonely hut, a life of renunciation. The past has faded, things are no longer remembered, My sleeve is wet with tears,” ~ quote by Ryokan. Photo #31 by wall-pix

Herd of elephants in the autumn grasses

Herd of elephants in the autumn grasses. “The human soul is slow to discover the real excellence of things given to us by a bountiful Creator, and not until the shadows of death begin to gather around the object that we love, do we see its worth and beauty. Autumn is the dim shadow that clusters about the sweet, precious things that God has created in the realm of nature. While it robs them of life, it tears away the veil and reveals the golden gem of beauty and sweetness. Beauty lurks in all the dim old aisles of nature, and we discover it at last,” quote by Northern Advocate. Photo #32 by Desktop Nexus

Raccoon sleeping in the Norway Maple trees during autumn at Morton Grove, Illinois

Raccoon sleeping in the Norway Maple trees during autumn at Morton Grove, Illinois. “Listen! The wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves; We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves!” ~ quote by Humbert Wolfe. Photo #33 by Mary Anne Enriquez

Autumn Dall Sheep in Denali National Park

Dall Sheep in Denali National Park. “Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves,” ~ quote by John Muir. Photo #34 by blmiers2

Muskoxen and Strokes of Autumn's Colors At Serpentine Hot Springs, Alaska

Muskoxen and Strokes of Autumn’s Colors At Serpentine Hot Springs, Alaska. “Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year,” ~ quote by Chad Sugg. Photo #35 by Bering Land Bridge National Preserve

Caribou in autumn tundra with beautiful snowy mountains in background, Denali National Park, Alaska

Caribou in autumn tundra with beautiful Denali National Park, Alaska, snowy mountains in the background. “Autumn is the eternal corrective. It is ripeness and color and a time of maturity; but it is also breadth, and depth, and distance. What man can stand with autumn on a hilltop and fail to see the span of his world and the meaning of the rolling hills that reach to the far horizon?” ~ quote by Hal Borland. Photo #36 by hdwallpaper pictures

Black bears in autumn forest

“A September to remember. An October full of splendor. A November to treasure,” ~ quote by La Prevenchere. Photo #37 by

Hamster playing outside in the autumn leaves

Hamster playing outside in the autumn leaves. “A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart,” ~ quote by Hal Borland. Photo #38 by Desktop Nexus

Black cat about to pounce in autumn leaves

Black cat about to pounce in autumn leaves. “Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay,” ~ quote by Robert Browning. Photo #39 by HD wallpapers desktop

Chilly Morning Fetch at Fall Break, Buffalo National River, Arkansas

Chilly Morning Fetch at Fall Break, Buffalo National River, Arkansas. “I cannot endure to waste anything as precious as autumn sunshine by staying in the house. So I spend almost all the daylight hours in the open air,” ~ quote by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Photo #40 by OakleyOriginals


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