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Across the savannah

“Fifteen million years ago, Idaho was much like northern Africa … Owyhee County was mainly a savannah, or large grassland, and was home to many of the predecessors of species now found in northern Africa.”¹ Riding in the Owyhees is like visiting another continent, another time, maybe another planet.

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¹ Deseret News, “Idaho site a treasure-trove of elephant-like fossils” (Jul 31, 1985): news.google.com/newspapers?nid=336&dat=19850731&i...

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Taken on November 13, 2016