Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Big Horn, Petrofied Wood, and Atlatl Rock

[These photos are from the Valley of Fire -- as I mentioned yesterday I took too many photos, so I'm spacing them out.]

I declared pre-trip that I would see a big horned sheep, and luckily an incredibly tame male decided to oblige.  He was basically posing for photos for the tourists.

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Slight turn to show off the horns:
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Brief detour to see a couple of logs of petrified wood:
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The three logs were heavily protected by chain link fences...
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Then it was on towards Atlatl Rock where we demonstrated arrow throwing and saw our first glimpse of petroglyphs.
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By the way, we have no idea what any of these symbols mean, so don't believe people if they say they can read them.
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