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I would love to get to Alaska one day - but I would have to either go twice, or stay a good while, so I could see both these sides of the place.

(And I would love to razz around on a snowmobile!)

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I am posting this in The Beauty of Creation thread because it has to do with The Beauty of Creation, but it requires more than just a picture. It also needs to be explained in detail so that readers w

I enjoy taking photos of nature, whether scenery, insects, plants, animals, etc. I wanted to start a thread where anybody who wants can share a photo they took of something in nature.   Psal

This is a monolith called "Wave Rock" about 500km east of Perth in the middle of nowhere.

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On 24/01/2018 at 6:27 PM, weary warrior said:

"Dogs" has long referred to false prophets. "Beware of dogs" was not referring to pit bulls chained up in the yard while you'e out on Saturday morning visitation. 

I know that some people believe that refers to men acting as dogs, but dogs are an unclean animal.  

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51 minutes ago, Invicta said:

I know that some people believe that refers to men acting as dogs, but dogs are an unclean animal.  

1. This is not the place for a theological argument. Start a thread.

2. You are displaying a total lack of understanding of context..... again.

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I have always loved lions (well, pictures of them, LOL). I had a stuffed Clarence the Cross-Eyed Lion when I was younger. He stood about 3 1/2 feet tall - and if I had him positioned in my bedroom doorway, our German Shepherd/Doberman mix wouldn't come anywhere near the room. heh

 

This photo was taken by TAO Photography. It is at the Landing in Sequim (a resort). Breathtaking, IMO.

 

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This was taken on the trip from Reno to Las Vegas. I love these mountains, they are beautiful examples of how the flood layered the land and moved it all over, pushed up and over as the waters asswaged. 100_3615.thumb.JPG.eb733714226825ddda7e5d41b979d361.JPG

Another sight on the trip to Vegas: me posing at the notorious Clown Motel in Tonopah. One day when I have the time I will stop and spend a night.100_3606.thumb.JPG.e7b0967aa26704a4ea2d0cb2ebbb3cb3.JPG

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I think I know the "near" exact location of those mountains. I had got pulled over by the police for driving 12 miles over the speed limit around those areas. I was too engrossed by the splendid view and grandeur of the mountains that I wasn't paying full attention. 

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9 hours ago, (Omega) said:

I think I know the "near" exact location of those mountains. I had got pulled over by the police for driving 12 miles over the speed limit around those areas. I was too engrossed by the splendid view and grandeur of the mountains that I wasn't paying full attention. 

They go on that way for quite a ways100_3616.thumb.JPG.2d13eb9180ca668062a64296c67dc843.JPG

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I love to hunt, and I would be thrilled at the chance to hunt in Africa. Especially cape buffalo. But unlike a lot of hunters, I could never hunt zebra. As a horseman, it just does not appeal to me at all. It wouldn't seem right. I snapped this picture in South Africa, somewhere closer to the Botswana border.zebra.thumb.jpg.184e84210db2bc8e397765c41ddcc6b9.jpg

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I also used to love to hunt ww. Emphasis on the words "used to"    I don't hunt any more. I hunted so much in Alaska that after a time the thrill of hunting goes out of it once you pull the trigger; after that it is just a lot of hard work. I now live in California and although deer  hunting here is popular, it doesn't interest me.

Of course age may also be a factor; at 75 years old I am content to leave the hunting to the young guys. I never trophy hunted, it was always meat hunting. Here is a picture taken when I was younger. This was caribou hunting on Alaska's North Slope. Notice the absence of any trees.

 

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13 minutes ago, Jim_Alaska said:

I also used to love to hunt ww. Emphasis on the words "used to"    I don't hunt any more. I hunted so much in Alaska that after a time the thrill of hunting goes out of it once you pull the trigger; after that it is just a lot of hard work. I now live in California and although deer  hunting here is popular, it doesn't interest me.

Of course age may also be a factor; at 75 years old I am content to leave the hunting to the young guys. I never trophy hunted, it was always meat hunting. Here is a picture taken when I was younger. This was caribou hunting on Alaska's North Slope. Notice the absence of any trees.

 

North Slope Caribou.jpg

Oh, I do love a good carbou backstrap!

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6 hours ago, weary warrior said:

This mountain bowl is pretty high up, and affords more spectacular views of the beautiful state

At least it would if it weren't all cloudy 'n stuff.... :laugh:

It reminds me of a visit to Cradle Mountain in Tasmania - there is a sign which shows the various levels of visibility and approx. how many days it looks like each - with the most common view being just cloud and mist, and the least common being a crystal view.

By the way, the photo is still spectacular.

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On 24/01/2018 at 6:27 PM, weary warrior said:

"Dogs" has long referred to false prophets. "Beware of dogs" was not referring to pit bulls chained up in the yard while you'e out on Saturday morning visitation. 

I believe that dogs refer to human dogs, but I have been told by literalist teachers that dogs mean dogs.

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14 minutes ago, Invicta said:

I believe that dogs refer to human dogs, but I have been told by literalist teachers that dogs mean dogs.

Why are you even reviving this IRRELEVANT line in this thread?

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God has given everything to this universe from plants to human beings. We should value his creation and should not do those activities which harm the nature and disrupt the balance of the earth. 

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