Yellowstone Reports

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by Dan Hartman

May 28, 2014

     David Tonkyn and his students from Clemson are back again for their yearly visit.

     We went bush-wacking in Sunlight Basin Saturday looking for anything interesting.  And we found a few things!   Grizzly tracks on the trail for openers and farther up, wolf tracks.  Two boreal toads were discovered, ruffed grouse seemed to be everywhere and a pair of bluebirds checked us out.

     We stumbled across a bear bed and possible den.

     I guess what they experienced most was the feeling of being off trail on a mountain slope.


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Grizzly Track

Boreal Toad In Burrow

Pasque Flowers

Dave Checking Bear Den

Ruffed Grouse

Boreal Toad