In this shot, it was a little later and he had moved across the road putting the forest behind him. I like his pose and while I could probably take out the stick that points to his foreleg, I don’t feel it upsets the composition enough to justify the work. It would also break the PSA nature and wildlife competition rules.
We didn’t go too far up the canyon because my creaky knees weren’t being terribly accommodating. Liddy did manage to scramble up a bit higher than me though.
Don’t pluck the red Lehua if you wish for weather fairTis Pele’s sacred flower, which she guards with jealous careHer Akuas all are watching, and to her they will complainFor surely as you do it, she sends down the rain