Grand Canyon mules rest along South Kaibab trail


mules resting on South Kaibab trail in the Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon mules rest along South Kaibab trail

A cross between a burro and a horse, the sure-footed mule is perfectly suited for navigating the long, steep trails of the Grand Canyon. They can carry weighted packs, or humans, up and down the canyon with only occasional breaks for water or food.

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