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  1. hoytedow
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    P5120387.JPG I took that photo from a raft in the Colorado River, but they were climbing down the canyon wall in Arizona, a little southwest of Page. Here is a similar photo to the one from which I cropped the detail.
     
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  2. Jolly Amaranto
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    This one was looking down at me from on top of the canyon wall on the Rio Grande River west of Taos, NM. A few moments later and it was gone. Hand held telephoto shot so a little blurry.
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    They know to keep their distance.
     
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    Some don't . . .

     
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    Goose vs Elephant.jpg
     
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    Ancient petroglyph showing how to exit the canyon:
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    Basically it means, "Follow the sheep.". The dark coating is called "desert varnish".
     
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    This was not too far from where I saw the sheep looking down at me.
    DSC_0057.jpg DSC_0055.jpg
     
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    Whoever drew that knew Christians who traveled on spoked wheels.
     
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    We have Christians around on this earth for about 2,000 years now, the invention of the wheel was a bit earlier, as are spoked wheels (which aren't shown below)....

    History of technology, from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ---> File: Ur chariot

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    ‘‘ The wheel, invented sometime before the 4th millennium BC, is one of the most ubiquitous and important technologies. This detail of the "Standard of Ur", ca. 2,500 BC., displays a Sumerian chariot. ’’
     
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    To find petroglyph of wheel in North America is unusual because there were no wheels known to be here before arrival of Europeans.
     

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    She was great Japanese technology, alas used for the wrong causes . . :(
     
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