We headed for Ashford Mills to see if there were any wildflowers and also we were hoping to see some bighorn sheep. At Mormon Point we came upon these five sheep:
We watched and took pictures as cars zoomed by not seeing the sheep:
They started moving further away. This shot shows how they can blend in since all five are in the picture:
They started getting too far away to get good pictures:
We moved on to Ashford Mills:
There were no wildflowers, just a few plants that might be wildflowers in a couple weeks.
We had better luck in 2004.
On the way back just past Mormon Point we saw these three bighorn sheep:
Cars still zoomed by not seeing them:
Suddenly one of them decided to head across the road:
A second one followed, the plants must taste better over in the salt:
The last one doesn't know what to do:
OK, I will join you:
We started to slowly move forward and they decided to pace us:
Then they decided to cross the road again in front of us:
Off they went up the hillside:
We reported the sighting at the visitors center. We also learned the volunteer we told was in Alaska all this summer also, mostly fishing.
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