Forest Service Rd. 125
Cebolla, New Mexico
We went on up the road a ways to the northern edge of the Carson Nat. Forest.
This was a nice spot at nearly 8000 feet with a great view of the valley below,
good cell service and no one else around.
Then I took Beans for a walk and started finding parts and pieces of elk everywhere.
This is the entire hide, fur and all, stiff as plywood.
And another. I guess this is a popular elk hunting area
and the hunters cast off everything they don't want.
I did find the lower jawbones of one that had been sawed off and still had all the teeth in it. I kept it thinking I'll do or make something artsy out of it this winter while in the desert. Or just maybe leave it lying there making people wonder what kind of desert animal was this?
We ended up leaving the next day. It just didn't have a good feeling about being there.