Wildlife in our Yard

A couple of weeks ago, we showed you some black bear tracks near our house.  We talked to a neighbor who said they saw a mama bear and 4 cubs.  Four!  We really found that a little hard to believe, but then another neighbor posted these pictures on Facebook.  Yep, four cubs.  Wow!

We have not seen them yet ourselves and this is not as exciting as a bear and four cubs, but we did have some other wildlife in our yard yesterday.

You should have seen it. It was huge!

It smelled funny and kept getting the "woooo" all wrong.

We normally see these on the ranch next door, but she was right in our yard.

Look, she is even wearing an ID tag just like we do.

She is headed back home. Thanks for visiting.


  1. KB on August 19, 2011 at 12:48 am

    I love it! On our trip, we woke up in one of our favorite camping spots to find a cow herd staring at us through the mist. The dogs went bananas! Fortunately, our cows left just like yours did.

  2. Bobo and Meja on August 18, 2011 at 8:11 pm

    That’s the biggest dog we’ve ever seen!!! Bigger even than The Relentlessly Hooge!

    Bobo and Meja (you may keep that big fella!)

  3. Sagira on August 18, 2011 at 5:19 pm

    Wow…can’t imagine waking up and seeing that in my yard here in Ohio. haha.

    Bears? EEEK! Mom says to RUN. (she is terrified of bears and spiders)

  4. The OP Pack on August 18, 2011 at 3:16 pm

    What’s up with those cows, they need to learn their abc’s and m’s and w’s better so they can woo properly.

    Amazing to see those four bear cubs.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

  5. Jan on August 18, 2011 at 12:20 pm

    We’ve never heard of four baby bears. Mama bear will probably be four times as protective as usual.

  6. Kari on August 18, 2011 at 11:21 am
  7. The Ao4 on August 18, 2011 at 10:25 am

    Woo! I’ve met some of those guys before and you’re right – their “woo” is upside down!

  8. Ina in Alaska on August 18, 2011 at 10:14 am

    Moo!!! Does the herd moo now??? Are they craving dairy?

  9. carolyn on August 18, 2011 at 9:21 am

    Hey… Compare Rusty’s white part on his face to his old picture there on the side–very interesting changes!

    I am glad they didn’t go chase that wildlife. She looked fierce!

  10. Bella and Daisy on August 18, 2011 at 8:17 am

    Wow, 4 babies!! That is unusual for sure.

    I wonder what the girls would think of a cow for company?

  11. houndstooth on August 18, 2011 at 8:09 am

    Ha ha! Those cows are not to be messed with!

    I’ve never heard of a bear having four cubs. I wonder if it’s possible she adopted a couple. Just think, if you run into them, it will be an almost even match up!

  12. MAXMOM IN SOUTH AFRICA on August 18, 2011 at 7:19 am

    mmm…Fast food? Okay, I didn’t say that!!!
    The cow looks very sweet indeed 🙂
    Sending lotsaluv to you all,

  13. Carol from Down Under on August 18, 2011 at 7:01 am

    Hi Everybuddy, we have cows live next door to us too but I am very brave and they don’t scare me (much). No worries, and love, Stella

  14. Holly & Khady on August 18, 2011 at 2:06 am

    Ahhh, one of those giant cow dogs! There are lots of those in our state. Just not in our yards.


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