Many of you had been asking me what animals Dave has been seeing. I finally had a long enough conversation with him to ask him. He says he saw a Kangaroo on the approach trail the night before he started the trail. Are you kidding me??? YES! A KANGAROO! So happens there is a Kangaroo Conservation Center in Dawsonville, GA . It has been in business 26 years and has 12 different species. Well, one got loose near the trail! Dave said him and my parents were tired from the long drive up from Florida and wanted to check out the area before Dave started hiking the next morning and as they were leaving Amicalola State Park something weird ran partially out of the woods. It was large and brown. They all just figured it must have been a deer since it was dark out. Never expecting it to be a kangaroo. How bizarre is that???? Dave didn’t tell anyone on the trail because he didn’t want to be the weird one. Well, in hiking w/Mr Vix (here from England to hike the trail), Mr Vix stated he actually saw the kangaroo on the trail when he started out. So, then they both research it and sure enough there is a kangaroo wildlife center. So both weren’t seeing things. Thank goodness!
Here is a picture from their website. http://www.kangaroocenter.com/