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604-197Raven pair get acquainted during a snowstorm.

Ravens have been lurking around mankind ever since humans began making footprints.  They are quick to learn and take advantage of any  food sources we provide.  And, ravens are smart, perhaps the smartest bird on the planet. They have the largest range of vocalizations of any living creature except of course, for us humans. Continue reading


IdahoNumerous springs keep miles of the North Fork of the Snake River ice free all winter.

Elk and mule deer have deserted the high country.  To be sure a very few have either tried to winter here or perhaps did not migrate soon enough and were stranded by heavy snow.  But their odds for survival are poor for they are not adapted to this heavy snow country like moose. Continue reading