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Pronghorn Family

Often called “pronghorn antelope,” this wild symbol of the open spaces isn’t really an antelope.  Nor is it a goat, even though its scientific name… 257 more words

Photography

Badlands, Mt. Rushmore, and Deadwood

After a big cup of coffee from Wall Drugs, we packed up the jeep and headed to the Badlands to explore. Before arriving at the Badlands, we stopped to see the site of the Minute Man Missile Silo that is located outside of Wall.   812 more words

Youth

“In youth we learn; in age we understand.”~M von Ebner-Eschenbach

I spotted this guy from the side of the road while driving by a campsite in Bryce Canyon, flew from the car and tried my best to zigzag alongside the trees, hoping to hide myself until I could get close enough to get a decent shot of this young buck. 157 more words

Photography

The Disappearing Antelope

I am no expert on pronghorn antelopes, my experience being completely limited to chance encounters on my recent trip to Wyoming. From Laramie to Pinedale and back, I estimate that I saw between eighty and a hundred of the critters. 503 more words

Nature

Day 3 - Craters of the Moon to Hebgen Lake, Mt

Awoke early to another glorious blue skied sunrise. I took this opportunity to check out the trail next to the main campground restrooms. Starting as a boardwalk over the lava beds the trail leads over a small cinder cone and drops down to the North Crater lava flow where you can walk out among the different types of lava on a boardwalk. 307 more words

Camping

Day 2 - Craters of the Moon

We woke up this morning to blue skies and the warmth of the desert already making itself known. We decided we wanted to spend the day at… 394 more words

Camping

Mountains,Arrowleaf Balsamroot, and Pronghorn…

Fleet-footed pronghorns are among the speediest animals in North America. They can run at more than 53 miles (86 kilometers) an hour, leaving pursuing coyotes and bobcats in the dust.

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Montana