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Ghost Cats

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The ripped apart bloody remains of the deer were the first sign.   The giant paw prints in the snow, showing five distinct pads were the second sign.  Make no mistake — the Rocky Mountains of Colorado are mountain lion habitat. Living in the Sierra Mountains of…

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All About Elk

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Glancing out the window in the waning hours of light, a blur of movement caught my eye.  And there she was , standing in the new fallen snow.  The female Rocky Mountain Elk stood next to the lodgepole pine, pausing for just a moment before she…

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Critter Cams

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Working as a Park Ranger with the National Park Service, I would frequently get asked the following question: “What’s the best time of the day to see wildlife?” In the mountains, my answer frequently disappointed. “Honestly, most of our wildlife are most active at night.” In…

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All About Moose

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I clipped the leashes on the dogs and sleepily took them out for do their business at 7 a.m.  Shawnee instantly fixated on the forest below, intently staring.  Soon, I realized that yes indeed, the moose had returned and were bedded below our house near our…

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