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Niwot Ridge Animals

Tue, February 24, 2015

Animals inhabiting the Niwot Ridge area rangesfrom a variety of arthropods to birds and large and small mammals. 

  • Moose
    Moose
  • Moose
    Moose
  • Yellow bellied marmot (Marmota flaviventris)
    Yellow bellied marmot (Marmota flaviventris)
  • Elk
    Elk
  • Elk
    Elk
  • Pika (Ochotona princeps) is a year-round resident of high elevation talus slopes throughout North America
    Pika (Ochotona princeps) is a year-round resident of high elevation talus slopes throughout North America
  • Pika
    Pika
  • Butterfly
    Butterfly
  • Cheeky pine squirrel
    Cheeky pine squirrel
  • Black tailed Bumblebee (Bombus melanopygus) on a Green Gentian (Frasera speciosa) flower
    Black tailed Bumblebee (Bombus melanopygus) on a Green Gentian (Frasera speciosa) flower
  • White tailed ptarmigan (Lagopus leucura), breeding male
    White tailed ptarmigan (Lagopus leucura), breeding male
  • White-tailed ptarmigan (Lagopus leucura)
    White-tailed ptarmigan (Lagopus leucura)
  • White-tailed ptarmigan (Lagopus leucura)
    White-tailed ptarmigan (Lagopus leucura)
  • Yellow-bellied marmot  (Marmota flaviventris)
    Yellow-bellied marmot (Marmota flaviventris)
  • Marmot by T-Van on Niwot Ridge
    Marmot by T-Van on Niwot Ridge
  • Marmot by T-Van on Niwot Ridge
    Marmot by T-Van on Niwot Ridge
  • Marmot
    Marmot
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