I must admit, I don't know the names of many of these plants and flowers. If any of you can shed light on this for me, please share a comment.
Maybe the Dotted Blazingstar?
Plains Bison at sunset in the park:
Mule deer peeking out of a crop, not far from Val Marie:
More mule deer, in the park:
Bison in the river valley:
Prickly Pear Cactus:
Spider at the river:
These are some of the Northern Leopard Frogs that we saw - in the campground and down by the river:
These little critters were so cute!!! They chattered back and forth to each other and darted from one burrow to the next.
Swainson's Hawk in flight:
Burrowing owl, which is an endangered species:
Greater short-horned lizard:
These are also an endangered species. Der spotted this little guy scurrying across the path when we were hiking Eagle Butte. And this is about as big as they get!