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Offline BigBendHiker

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« Reply #105 on: May 08, 2008, 09:19:13 PM »
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Re: The April Wildlife Sightings are on the...
« Reply #106 on: May 08, 2008, 09:28:20 PM »
Thank you BBH for posting that. 

Seems like a lot of activity for April - I wonder if it has to do with the serious shortage of rainfall out there? 

This would have been a site to behold - from the safety of my vehicle... 
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Re: The April Wildlife Sightings are on the...
« Reply #107 on: May 08, 2008, 09:38:58 PM »
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Re: The April Wildlife Sightings are on the...
« Reply #108 on: July 05, 2008, 09:07:08 PM »
As a heads-up, these won't be up for a while per the park person that responded to my inquiry as to where the last few months were... Basically these details may not be shared 'till they get another webmaster or something like that. I am SUPER bummed 'cause I normally print and save these bad boys when I actually make the list... And I did have an entry this past May that would've made the sightings report. :(
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Re: The April Wildlife Sightings are on the...
« Reply #109 on: July 06, 2008, 06:45:24 AM »
Thanks, Stingrey!  I kept looking for the May update so that I could post the link...and was wondering what happened...


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« Reply #110 on: December 31, 2008, 06:05:02 PM »
It looks like the Big Bend wildlife sightings have returned (or are returning) as the October 2008 report is on the website. 


http://www.nps.gov/bibe/naturescience/sightings.htm

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Re: Big Bend Wildlife Sightings Have Returned...
« Reply #111 on: December 31, 2008, 08:35:31 PM »
Guess that means they have a new web master on board? The reports went down when Ranger Eric moved on to another park, as I recall.
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« Reply #112 on: March 14, 2009, 06:14:07 PM »
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Re: The February 2009 Wildlife Sightings Are on the...
« Reply #113 on: March 14, 2009, 10:08:22 PM »
Looks like this one from DJ's OML, Feb 2009 trip didn't make the report. Maybe it was the same one seen at the Boot Canyon & Juniper Canyon Trail junction.

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Re: The April Wildlife Sightings Are on the NPS Site...
« Reply #115 on: May 10, 2009, 09:47:49 PM »
Wow!  :icon_eek:

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Re: The April Wildlife Sightings Are on the NPS Site...
« Reply #116 on: May 10, 2009, 10:48:24 PM »
The Mountain Lion sightings west of the Chisos is interesting.

Al

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Re: The April Wildlife Sightings Are on the NPS Site...
« Reply #117 on: May 11, 2009, 01:00:02 AM »
I have not seen a sighting report before.  Is this a normal amount of bear sightings?  My gosh that seems like a lot.

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Re: The April Wildlife Sightings Are on the NPS Site...
« Reply #118 on: May 11, 2009, 11:53:15 AM »
I have not seen a sighting report before. Is this a normal amount of bear sightings? My gosh that seems like a lot.
Check out previous reports here:
http://www.nps.gov/bibe/naturescience/sightings.htm

The number of sightings for this April is above normal, probably brought on by the current drought conditions. With less water, there's less food (e.g. acorns), so they have to get out more and are less concerned with staying hidden from us stinky humans.

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