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Primates in the Bend

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Offline Txlj

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Primates in the Bend
« on: March 13, 2018, 01:14:26 AM »
Ancient Primates of the Big Bend


http://kxwt.marfapublicradio.org/nature-notes/ancient-primates-of-the-big-bend/

God I love this place! Where else can you go from Native Americans to before dinosaurs and everything in between?

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Offline Hang10er

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Re: Primates in the Bend
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2018, 07:53:03 AM »
Cool story!  Thanks for the link.

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Re: Primates in the Bend
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2018, 09:58:38 AM »
I thought that this was anther thread about too many college kids in the Park during Spring Break.
Leave "quit" at the car.  Embrace the trail as your friend.  Expect to enjoy yourself, and to be amazed.

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Offline Talusman

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Re: Primates in the Bend
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2018, 11:53:45 AM »
I thought that this was anther thread about too many college kids in the Park during Spring Break.

Or old silver backs that roam the desert!
"To Think is easy. To Act is difficult. To Act as one Thinks is the most difficult!"

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Re: Primates in the Bend
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2018, 12:44:59 PM »
I thought that this was anther thread about too many college kids in the Park during Spring Break.

Or old silver backs that roam the desert!

Present.
Leave "quit" at the car.  Embrace the trail as your friend.  Expect to enjoy yourself, and to be amazed.

Re: Primates in the Bend
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2018, 12:59:05 PM »
I thought that this was anther thread about too many college kids in the Park during Spring Break.
Ha! I was thinking exactly the same thing.

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Offline Txlj

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Re: Primates in the Bend
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2018, 02:00:13 PM »
Ancient guys! Never said pod eatting millennials.

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Offline dprather

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Re: Primates in the Bend
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2018, 02:15:42 PM »
In addition to all of its other benefits, BBC is now a source of useful, tasteful insults.

First, "Soyboy."

Now, "Pod-eating millennials."
Leave "quit" at the car.  Embrace the trail as your friend.  Expect to enjoy yourself, and to be amazed.

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Re: Primates in the Bend
« Reply #8 on: March 13, 2018, 05:34:40 PM »
Salutations, trip reports, and insults, we've got it all covered.

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