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American Coot

The waterborne American Coot is one good reminder that not everything that floats is a duck. A close look at a coot—that small head, those scrawny legs—reveals a different kind of bird entirely. 93 more words

Wyoming

Devils Tower

Sometime around 50 million years ago molten magma was forced into sedimentary rocks above it. As it cooled, it contracted and fractured into columns. Erosion exposed the Devils Tower which rises 867 feet from its base. 418 more words

Camping

Boom Town Saloons

Location – Historic Landmark, Gold Mine Town – South Pass City, WY

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Me:    Were all of those saloons in town operating at the same time? 41 more words

Non-fiction

Approaching Devils Tower

Located in Northeastern Wyoming, the destination of Devils Tower shares geology from the South Dakota Wind Cave National Park, including the Black Hills and a few rock formations. 217 more words

Camping

Yellow Bellied Marmot(s)

On my way back from Yellowstone I stopped along a dirt road in the Grand Teton National Park to look for bears.  Didn’t immediately find any but I found a large colony of Marmots enjoying the gray day.   36 more words

Photography