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A strange cocoon or nest of some kind I found attached to a cliff wall. I couldn't get close, but I'd say it was two and half inches long (five and 3/4 cm).
Almost 11,000 feet up (3,350 meters) where snow was still standing two feet deep in an area that was almost marshy.
Pictures taken with an iPhone 5.
Spotted on Jul 5, 2017
Submitted on Jul 10, 2017