Arizona Daily Sun (August 17, 2019) – by Sam McManis
Sometimes, just hanging out with your dogs is not enough. Sometimes, you want to get a little closer to the wilder side of the animal kingdom. Not mountain lions or bears, nothing that extreme, but maybe commune with some elegant, grazing quadrupeds and gaze at birds in flight.
And, yeah, perhaps spy a reptile or two.
So, naturally, you hit the trail.
But, as any experienced trail runner or hiker knows, animal encounters are highly hit and miss. Flagstaff’s trails are not a zoo, after all; you can’t order up some mule deer or beaver to entertain you.
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