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Maybe my lil name will be on that list someday?
Maybe my lil name will be on that list someday???
Quote from: "chisos_muse"Maybe my lil name will be on that list someday??? Do you sing or play?
Hey Joe......you're a Mountain Lion! Congratulations :!:
Quote from: "chisos_muse"Hey Joe......you're a Mountain Lion! Congratulations :!:Thanks, Ms. Muse! Now I'll have to start thinking about what avatar I'll choose when I hit 200... :?:
Quote from: "Joe"Quote from: "chisos_muse"Hey Joe......you're a Mountain Lion! Congratulations :!:Thanks, Ms. Muse! Now I'll have to start thinking about what avatar I'll choose when I hit 200... :?:Yup! You'd better hurry, too......only 93 left! That takes Shane about a day and a half.... :lol:
HOMERO!Have you chosen your special animal yet? It would be cool if you chose it to be in the Spanish name also!
mammal checklist[/url]"]Ocelot (Felis pardalis) A migrant animal from Mexico, it occurs in small numbers in Coahuila, Mexico, and other border states. Species has never been documented in the Trans-Pecos by photograph or specimen. Endangered.Jaguarundi (Felis Yagouaroundi) Reports from the park are fairly common but have never been confirmed. The species has never been documented in the Trans-Pecos by either a specimen or photograph. Endangered.White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica) -- EXTREMELY RARE A wandering migrant from Northern Mexico, it was occasionally seen in the 1980's but there have been no sightings in the park in recent years.Mexican Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus mexicanus) -- EXTREMELY RARE Occurs only at Rio Grande Village. Few recent records. More commonly seen along highways north of the park.Western Mastiff Bat (Eumops perotis) -- RARE North America's largest bat. It has been found only near the Rio Grande in the park and is thought to roost in the cliffs of the river canyons and the Sierra del Carmen. Wingspread - 22 inches.Mexican Long-nosed Bat (Leptonycteris nivalis) -- UNCOMMON Known in the United States only from the Chisos and Chinati Mountains of the Big Bend area, this Mexican species uses the park only during the summer months. It feeds primarily on the nectar of the century plant. Wingspread - 16 inches. Endangered
If I were to choose, I would like to be:HUAPITI.........Elk :!: This is not even spanish for Elk . This is in the indian language of Kikapoo, but in all of Mexico the Elk, is well know for it?s indian name instead for it?s spanish one: Gran Ciervo Americano.
Elk or Wapiti (Cervus elaphus) -- EXTREMELY RARE Occasionally seen in the Rosillos Mountains area, the elk are probably wanderers from established herds in the Glass and Del Norte Mountains north of Big Bend National Park. A breeding population is not established in the park.
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