I wanted to publish one more post from SD though as it is Badlands NP. There was nothing "bad" about it that we could see;), but I imagine as a pioneer trekking across the plains having to cross this area in the summer with 80 plus degree temps and just as much humidity would be horrid.
|note the deer on the left|
|baby prairie dog...awww|
|yep, the Badlands has it's own herd of bison|