Ranger Kathryn's Arches

January 24, 2012

Not in my park

Filed under: Uncategorized — Kathryn Colestock-Burke @ 9:12 am
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Location unknown, but it's where humans and moose intersect. (Photo shared with public on "Love Mountains" Facebook page.)

Sometimes a picture says it all.

A friend in the far north recently posted this on Facebook, making me realize that I am grateful for the absence of near-sighted ungulates here in Canyonlands National Park. Our dangerous beasts can be described by the adjective “elusive,” a good thing for humans sharing the territory.

Clearly the photo raises the questions of which critter was there first, and which has the right to live unmolested by the other.

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3 Comments »

  1. the outcome of that could be real ugly……

    Comment by john — January 24, 2012 @ 9:49 am | Reply

  2. Maybe the near-sighted ungulate was just looking for love, it is hard funding love if you are a near-sighted ungulate 😦

    Comment by Dick — January 24, 2012 @ 10:05 am | Reply

    • That’s why animals vocalize. Snowmobiles sound nothing like lovelorn moose. Somehow I’m not buying your hypothesis, Dad…

      Comment by Kathryn — January 24, 2012 @ 5:33 pm | Reply


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