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... and the snowfall Hamble has had in the past few years, but these little ones are Floridians!
Anyway, both missions achieved although the wildlife wasn't as spectacular as it had been the last two times. The bighorn sheep (which we still haven't seen here) have not been down to their regular watering ground since July 1st and the elk have moved higher up as the ...
... get in the next 5 years. I won 3rd place the first time and 1st place the second time. Then we went bumper boating, it was really fun. One time we all got stuck in a small tunnel in the lake. After that we headed to water wars . You had water balloons, a giant sling shot, and a small shelter so you wouldn't get to wet. We also did a train ride around the park , it was cute! ...
... and soak in the majesty of such stunning creatures and loudly salivate at the thought of KILLING them! It was making me wish I could shoot something…or someone. Or no better yet…rope him, tie him, stomp him, kick him THEN shoot him!! So I try to keep taking pictures amidst this idiocy and then he says “That’s like a 6 pointer and over there is like another 6 pointer. So if you shoot ‘em both that’s like a 12 ...
... had the road closed and a shuttle was available. The wait for the shuttle was 20 minutes to 2 hours. We decided not to wait and headed back down the road. Near the main road a black bear was strolling along. We stayed and photographed him for awhile.
Then, out of the park we went. Headed to the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone.
Great day in Rocky Mountain National Park!
While on the trail we saw a couple of popular alpine rodents, so I am going to write a little bit about them...
At first we saw a MARMOT sat on the rocks, basking in the sunshine! They are a type of squirrel and they spend their summer lounging around in the alpine meadows eating anything green! Winter is spent hibernating in short, simple burrows, which they dig among boulders with a grass-lined chamber at the end.
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