Posts Tagged ‘Nature’

As my time in McDowell Forest Preserve begins to come to a close, I look back and realize I’ve seen many wonderful things. But until recently, I hadn’t seen a beaver. I’d seen their work: the gnawed on or gnawed down trees. I’d see the attempts to prevent that work: fencing around the bottoms of young trees. I’d seen what I thought were their dens, but I’d never seen an occupant.

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But I’m not keeping it to myself. (Thanks, Fleetwood Mac.)

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Although the back paths, followed mostly by animals, yielded no animals, I did come across very shallow areas that were water when it was warmer. They were beautiful, but crunchy. I’m sure to any animals in the area it was like a thunder clap.