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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Heart of the Desert

Becca headed down the single-track
After a moderately long trek west of Tortugas Mountain I made a quick stop at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum to pick up a bottle of wine and green chili pistachios from its gift shop.  On the way out I took some photos of the assorted bovines grazing on the grounds.  I know next to nothing about cows, but there were some beautiful specimens there.  I saw older Longhorns, but I'm not sure the bottom image here is of a younger one.
Better reception this way

Black-tailed Jackrabbit

Soaptree Yucca seed pods

Road around the mountain

Inside base of broken-off yucca leaves

Practice poles at the lineman school

Bovines at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

Don't know what kind of cow this is

Young Longhorn?

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

The NM Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum is a real treasure, and we're lucky it's right in our backyard.

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