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Mesa Verde National Park

Spanning over 80 square miles (207 square km) of mesas, cliffs, and canyons in southwest Colorado,┬áMesa Verde National Park protects the largest, densest collection of Native American archaeological sites in the United States. Over 5,000 sites have been discovered to … Continue reading

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Random Insect: Tiger moth larva

Last week I found a number of these tiger moth larvae (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae) crawling around on the ground at Mesa Verde National Park in southwest Colorado. They were at an elevation of about 7000 feet in a pinion-juniper woodland … Continue reading

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