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Lion's Tail, Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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  • I perused TripAdvisor prior to going here so I knew some of the key things to look for. This was fun to see in person and because of the name, was comical to imagine it being a lion's tail hanging fro...  more »
  • Another one of the formations along the main route in the caverns. This simple and unique formation can be easily missed!  more »
  • After a huge cavern more than 500000 years ago in Carlsbad's underground groundwater 1 drop 1 drops as calcite crystals Carlsbad Caverns, this strange stalactite and stalagmite decoration is made... and here that is shaped like a lion's tail, happy kids!
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