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Abounding with Abert’s

A fleeting glimpse of black caught my eye.  I glanced over into the woods, and spotted the tufts of black fur jutting up from the ears, as the Abert’s Squirrel stopped for just a moment to nibble.  Clutching a pine cone in its paws, before I could stop to take…

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Wildfire Wildlife

From Burn to Boon

When I first saw my friends after their home burned to the ground, I didn’t know what to say?  I knew how I would feel if we had lost our home.  But the loss felt even more bitter for my friends.  Like my husband and me, they had bought the…

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Ghost Cats

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 California and now the…

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Wildlife

All About Elk

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 dashed off into the…

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