Category: Flora and Fauna

Yosemite Nature Notes 27: Bighorn Sheep

It's time again for another great episode of Yosemite Nature Notes.

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Come visit Yosemite, now with more bighorn sheep

If you’ve ever been lucky enough to see a bighorn sheep in Yosemite then you’ve witnessed something very special

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Edie’s Image of the Day: Black Headed Grosbeak

A black headed grosbeak sits in an apple tree in the stable orchard. (Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)

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Edie’s Image of the Day: Showy Milkweed

Showy Milkweed (Asclepias speciosa) leaves, the habitat plant for monarch butterflies(Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)

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Edie’s Image of the Day: In velvet

Buck mule deer, antlers still covered in velvet. (Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)

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Edie’s Image of the Day: Swallowtail Butterfly

One of over 550 species of swallowtail butterflies.  This one is probably a tiger swallowtail butterfly.  (Cross posted from The

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Edie’s Image of the Day: Spicebush

Spicebush (calycanthus occidentalis) flower.  Stems were used as arrow shafts.(Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)

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Edie’s Image of the Day: Hanging Garden

Plants grow from a crack in Glacier Point Apron(Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)

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Edie’s Image of the Day: The Fen

A fen is a marsh or bog, a low area of land subject to seasonal flooding.(Cross posted from The Little

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Edie’s Image of the Day: Cow Parsnip

 Cow Parsnip (Heracleum maximum) blossoms. (Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)

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