Earth’s surface temperatures in 2019 were THE SECOND WARMEST since modern record-keeping began in 1880. Globally, 2019 temperatures were SECOND ONLY TO THOSE IN 2016 and continued the planet’s long-term warming trend. THE PAST FIVE YEARS HAVE BEEN THE WARMEST IN THE PAST 140 YEARS. IMAGE BY NASA.
Friday, 1 July 2016
Wild Creatures and Places in and Near Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan, Canada.
by Larry Powell Some of the wildlife and terrain we saw and photographed in and near the park. Enjoy!
A lone member of the park's herd of prairie bison.
A shy (and rare) burrowing owl.
Black-tailed prairie dogs
A sweep of rare, wild prairie, preserved for posterity in the park. (All photos by PinP.)