Flora and Fauna

Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve
Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

Flora and fauna add accent and joy of discovery when search the back country trails, lost gold mines and the never ending search for history. Any trip can be made better when you discover something new. A brightly colored flower or perhaps a juvenile speckled rattlesnake hiding in plain sight.

Juvenile Speckled Rattle Snake found in Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada
Juvenile Speckled Rattle Snake found in Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada

These moments of discovery while exploring the back country make a good trip, Great! Over the years, I have been fortunate enough to see of lot of animals.

Mammals

A solitary Pronghorn ( Antilocapra americana ) found near Golbin Valley, Utah
A solitary Pronghorn ( Antilocapra americana ) found near Golbin Valley, Utah

Reptiles

Wild Flowers

Cactus

Trees