Question of the Day - Tuesday, June 22

Moz

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Sasquatch :flail:

Sand cats would be too cute. I'd love to see puffins or penguins in the wild. As for something more realistic, I've never seen a cardinal or an oriole in person. Admittedly cardinals live nowhere near me, but orioles spend at least part of their breeding season here. I've just never seen one before.
 

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A wild pure white or black horse.

An Elephant.

And a Bobcat.

All in their natural environment.
I have seen a bobcat in the wild; exactly once, and that was around 40 years ago. I was walking in the woods in late fall, and it was snowing. I stopped and sat down on a rock for a rest, and my clothes were soon covered with the wet snow. Movement caught my eye, and as I watched, an animal approached. As it got closer, I saw it was a bobcat. Since I was motionless and snow-covered, it didn't notice me, but continued on it's way. I don't now recall exactly how close it was when it passed by, but it was close enough.
 

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I have seen a bobcat in the wild; exactly once, and that was around 40 years ago. I was walking in the woods in late fall, and it was snowing. I stopped and sat down on a rock for a rest, and my clothes were soon covered with the wet snow. Movement caught my eye, and as I watched, an animal approached. As it got closer, I saw it was a bobcat. Since I was motionless and snow-covered, it didn't notice me, but continued on it's way. I don't now recall exactly how close it was when it passed by, but it was close enough.
Wow! It must have been an awesome experience!
 

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Gibbons. I fell in love with one in Thailand.. it was a 'pet' at the hotel I stayed at, tied to a long rope, and I felt so very sorry for her.. She would wait for me to pass and jump into my arms.. I'd hold her by her hands and swing her and she loved it. I was so tempted to set her free, but of course that wouldn't have worked for her. :(
I'd love to see them flying through the air as they go from tree to tree.. amazing creatures.
 

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One animal I would like to see, though, is the Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, but at my age, that just ain't going to happen.
Not sure if they'd be considered "wild" as they didn't seem scared of people, and were everywhere at the top of Sulphur Mountain, in the Rockies in Banff, Alberta, when I visited in 1992.

1992-08 Alberta Trip - bighorn sheep on top of Sulphur Mountain.jpg
 
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