A Miniature Mammal with a Devilish Appetite!
At the top of Mount Evans, the American Pika (Ochotona princeps) can be found. Although their numbers seemed to be considerably less than what I saw along the Crater Lake trail, if you looked, you could find some. A lot of the time, they would just sit on the rocks and appear to be happy […]
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If the Shoe Fits …
Anyone who has witnessed the sure-footedness of the Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus), seems to be in awe at how these magnificent creatures can maneuver the near-vertical slopes. Being able to get up close and personal to a lot of goats on my recent visit to Mount Evans, I made sure I captured some images that […]
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