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Badlands Nat'l Park 2h
The blossoms of prairie goldenpea set the aglow.
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Badlands Nat'l Park Aug 17
Beautiful but deadly: meadow deathcamas (Toxicoscordion venenosum).
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Badlands Nat'l Park Aug 16
The marks on this tooth fragment show that rodents gnawed on it not long after the animal's death, about 28 million years ago.
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Badlands Nat'l Park Aug 15
Lark sparrow--has a clownish facial pattern that makes him easy to recognize.
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Badlands Nat'l Park Aug 14
Bentonite clay minerals swell enormously when wet, expanding from a popcorn-like crumbles to slippery, sticky "gumbo.
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Badlands Nat'l Park Aug 13
One of our park paleontologists took a look at Matt's discovery and reports that it is a rhizolith--a cast of the roots of an ancient plant.
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Badlands Nat'l Park Aug 12
has a variety of designated hiking trails (described at
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Badlands Nat'l Park Aug 11
Sediment eroded from the Black Hills and ash from far-off volcanic eruptions settled in this area and eventually compacted into rock.
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Badlands Nat'l Park Aug 10
The Yellow Mounds are a favorite spot for photographers. In the late afternoon and early evening.
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Badlands Nat'l Park Aug 9
Often, their pedestals are just one or two feet high.
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Badlands Nat'l Park Aug 8
Take time to stop and smell the prairie roses in !
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Badlands Nat'l Park Aug 7
Have you visited the beautiful South Unit of ? Photo Credit: Friends of Badlands
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Badlands Nat'l Park Aug 7
When is a bee not a bee? When it's a hover fly! in the
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Badlands Nat'l Park Aug 7
Bracted spiderwort, Tradescantia bracteata - a beautiful flower to start your week off right.
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Badlands Nat'l Park Aug 6
Taking in the view along the Sheep Mountain Table Road in the South Unit of .
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Badlands Nat'l Park Aug 5
The setting sun is eclipsed by the pad of a prickly pear cactus in this photo by former Artist in Residence Rikk Flohr.
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Badlands Nat'l Park Aug 4
Please watch out for them--their shells may provide excellent protection from predators but not your car. Artist in Residence Rikk Flohr
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Badlands Nat'l Park Aug 3
Sunset over the formations near Old Northeast Road. Where are some of your favorite places to watch the sunset in the park?
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Badlands Nat'l Park Aug 2
We think it's the larval form of a glowworm beetle in the family Phengodidae.
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Badlands Nat'l Park Aug 1
Take a moment to enjoy the sunflowers along the way.
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