Rattlesnakes and mountain lions

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By James Smith, Cornerstone Christian Church

I pulled up to the ranger station at Zion National Park and sauntered up to the ranger. “I need to get a backcountry camping permit,” I stated very matter of factly.
“Where do you want to camp?” the ranger asked, gesturing to a map laid out before me.
My finger came down on an area that I thought looked inviting.  “This part of the park looks good to me,” I said.
She shook her head, “There’s been a lot of rattlesnake activity in that area the last few weeks, I would stay out of that area.”

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