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Magazine Article (5)

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August, 2003 (1)
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1. Buffalo on the Santa Fe Trail Buffalo on the Santa Fe Trail May, 2004 Seventh and final article in a series describing wildlife encountered on the Santa Fe Trail. Buffalo are examined, and are determined to be "the most important animals on the prairies to travelers on the...

2. Mustangs on the Santa Fe Trail, Part I Mustangs on the Santa Fe Trail, Part I November, 2003 Article describes the mustangs (wild horses) which were found running free during the ''Golden Age of the Santa Fe Trail'' (1821-1861). Josiah Gregg described the animals ''gamboling and curvetting within...

3. Prairie Dogs on the Santa Fe Trail Prairie Dogs on the Santa Fe Trail Fourth in a series of articles describing wildlife encountered on the Santa Fe Trail. Prairie dogs are described; included are historical accounts of encounters with prairie dogs on the trail.

4. Rattlesnakes on the Santa Fe Trail Rattlesnakes on the Santa Fe Trail February 1, 2003 Third article in a series about wildlife on the Santa Fe Trail. Article discusses the presence and impact of rattlesnakes on the overland journey to and from Santa Fe, New Mexico.

5. Wolves, Coyotes, and Roadrunners on the Santa Fe Trail Wolves, Coyotes, and Roadrunners on the Santa Fe Trail August, 2003 Article contains descriptions of wolves, coyotes, and roadrunners as they appeared in the writing of travelers of the Santa Fe Trail. The physical and behavioral characteristics of the animals are also...