Wild Animals - Part 1

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With all of the driving, both in the motorhome and in the Saturn, and also hiking, we got to see a lot of animals. Sometimes we even had the camera ready!

The campground in Jasper had a lot of elk. It is rutting season and we were asked to keep a good distance from them. That was hard!

Most of the elk and bighorn sheep were not afraid of humans. They came up to the cars and watched us as much as us watching them. It was almost like they were talking to us.

We also learned that both male and female Bighorn Sheep have horns. The male ram's horns are curled and much larger. And it seems that whenever we saw a group of sheep, there would only be one adult male and 6 to 8 females.

Because we had soooo many pictures, we added part 2.

Bighorn Sheep peacefully grazing along side Medicine Lake.
They notice the New York plate on the car and started to get jumpy.
Jasper National Park, Alberta Canada


The ram sent one of his females over to inspect the inside of the car.
She wanted to know if we have ever heard about the Clam Bar?
She was looking for the "Bertsch Gang" -- Kenny, Billy, Joe, and Victor!
I told her that they were in a truck somewhere behind us with Marty and Skeeter!
Medicine Lake, Jasper National Park, Alberta Canada


She looked down the road and called for help!
Medicine Lake, Jasper National Park, Alberta Canada


The call was answered by the local bull(y).
I sent the cows to get the rest of the bulls!
Maligne Canyon, Jasper National Park, Alberta Canada


If they come this way, I have a rack which will give them a lift!
And if they get by us, we'll have our elk friends help.
Maligne Canyon, Jasper National Park, Alberta Canada


We are ready for them!
The whole elk community in Alberta is now on alert!
We would like to give them some pointers!
Jasper Campground, Jasper National Park, Alberta Canada


Hey guys, why don't we go to North Syracuse and attack the Clam Bar?
We can get some of our mounted friends back!
I'm sure we can get help from our friends in the USA.
Jasper Campground, Jasper National Park, Alberta Canada

Check out Wild Animals Part 2!


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