Not only are there predators but there are bison too!
Yellow stone national park is a giant volcano.
Yellow stone can fit more than a state with room to spare.
Wagons are smaller than your average car.
Animals will harass us during the journey.
Coyotes are usually 2 feet tall.
Some animals that will attack you are Coyotes, Bears, Wolves, Cougars.
Wolves and Coyotes will work cooperatively with there families.
The road was mostly in the prairie.(Isn't really a road)
Coyotes have special teeth for getting all of the meat off of the bone.
Wolves eat 1 or 2 times a week and eat as much as possible and can eat 22 pounds of meat a meal.
Bears win against wolves and wolves win against coyotes.
I think smaller wagons would be better and I thought that was surprising.
We pretty much wiped out wolves! Without them the ecosystem gets all screwed up.
We would only go on the carriages if you were sick, old or a baby.
Pioneers would do anything for there families.
There were snakes bugs, and badgers in prairies.
People had to unload there wagons unhitch the oxen or whatever animals you'll use and lower the wagon down
the cliff you stopped at and then reload them and then reattach the oxen.
We have to watch out for bugs too.
People would use bear and bison fat for bug repellent!
If you had the chance I would kill it.
You can cook badgers in stew or skin it and put on an open fire and I completely forgot about stew!
There are two kinds of fur coats a protective one is on top.
Wolves have partially webbed to run on snow without entirely sinking in.
We should watch out for rabies.
Entire packs can be wiped out by disease from humans pets!
Badgers are found everywhere in north America during the time of the Oregon.
Wolverines will keep going no matter what the conditions and will never back down from a fight.
Mountain loins are very dangerous.
There are different types of lichen too!
Raine Deer eat lichen.
There is an ecosystem within rocks with lichen.
lichen can be used for medicine but couldn't be used at the time of the Oregon trail.
Eagles can take down deer!