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Pronghorn Doe and Fawn, Yellowstone National Park

It’s that time.  If you like to photograph wildlife you should be in Yellowstone or on your way.  Bison calves are running all over the place.  Elk, pronghorn and bighorn sheep are giving birth or will be soon.  The bears … Continue reading

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Yellow-headed Blackbird, Yellowstone National Park

When I drove out to the Lamar Valley each day this past May I would usually check out the road to the Slough Creek campground.  It’s a good drive for finding bison, pronghorns and coyotes in the spring.  It’s also … Continue reading

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A Snowy Memorial Day in Yellowstone

This is what it looked like as I headed toward the Lamar Valley yesterday.  That’s a road grader plowing the way.  Its top speed seemed to be about 10 MPH and at a spot short of Tower the driver got … Continue reading

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Second Anniversity of My Blog

Two years ago this month I started this blog with a trip to Yellowstone.  It seems fitting that I am in Yellowstone now.  This is my favorite time to be in Yellowstone.  I saw 14 black bears today, not counting … Continue reading

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Bull Bison, Yellowstone National Park

Bison are docile creatures and seem fairly harmless.  However, they injure more people in Yellowstone each year than all the other species combined. I’m still upgrading all the images on my website.  I just finished the bison portfolio.  All the … Continue reading

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Bull Bison, Yellowstone National Park

This bull was one of many I saw yesterday in the Lamar Valley.  It rained on and off  which wetted down the hair on his face and made his eyes more visible.

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Bison Calf, near Slough Creek

In the spring of 2009 and in the spring of 2010 I spent a lot of time observing baby animals in Yellowstone.  They are all cute.  But I grew especially fond of bison calves or, as they are also known, … Continue reading

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Happy Red Dog

This bison calf looks like it is smiling as it runs off some pent-up energy.  Bison are the first of the ungulates to give birth in Yellowstone.  Bison management in Yellowstone is difficult and controversial.  Some of them migrate north … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

A Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday season to all!

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A Week at Yellowstone’s Blacktail Pond

As I mentioned in my last blog, there were two bison carcasses in Blacktail Pond in the spring of 2010.  The first scavenger I saw there was a coyote who was standing on the carcass which was in the water … Continue reading

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