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Have You Seen This? Navigating a sea of sheep



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WYOMING — There is a herd of elk that lives on the mountain above my home. I might heard about them for years as a result of my neighbors, who work late at evening or early within the morning, would generally encounter the elk whereas driving into the neighborhood.

However I had by no means seen the elk till this 12 months. It appears the deep snow has pushed them down extra completely into our speedy vary. The opposite day, I noticed them crossing the road. One other time they had been hanging out within the area behind the center college.

It is gorgeous to see these majestic animals up shut.

There are different seldom-seen animals in my space, as effectively, together with badgers, mountain lions and porcupines. Maybe I am going to see one in all them earlier than this winter is over.

Whereas most creatures keep away from people if attainable, there are occasions if you really really feel enveloped by them. Take this video, for instance.

“Driving by Wyoming,” the caption states. “Six thousand sheep being pushed to winter vary.”

Yeah, that is a variety of sheep. Virtually appears to be like like a flash flood coming down the wild and wooly freeway. Happily for the motive force, these sheep seemed fairly adept at swerving to keep away from autos.

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Grant Olsen joined the contributor staff in 2012. He covers out of doors adventures, journey, product evaluations and different attention-grabbing issues. He’s additionally the writer of the ebook “Rhino Bother.”

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