Prairie Dog Jump-Yip

July 28, 2016
Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) towns abound in Theodore Roosevelt National Park (North Dakota) and Badlands National Park (South Dakota). These small mam...
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Burrowing Owl Chicks in Badlands National Park

July 28, 2016
Of all the young animals that Pat and I watched in Badlands National Park, the burrowing owl chicks fascinated us the most, in large part because we were privileged to wi...
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Color in the Badlands

July 27, 2016
The colorfully banded escarpments of Badlands National Park in South Dakota reveal a complex history of deposition and erosion of sedimentary rock layers overlying even m...
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Pronghorns at Badlands National Park, South Dakota

July 21, 2016
The juvenile Pronghorns in Badlands National Park tended to stay close to their mothers, except in one case in which we saw a doe trot across a meadow, leaving behind two...
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Bison Calf in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

July 19, 2016
Next up in the parade of new life in the North Dakota Badlands at Theodore Roosevelt National Park: a bison (Bison bison) calf in its "red dog" phase. For more on the bis...
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