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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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Sandhill Crane near Blacktail Pond, Yellowstone National Park

When people think of the wildlife in Yellowstone they think of wolves, bears, especially grizzlies, and elk.  But there are lots of other critters.  You can probably think of many others, but you may not put the sandhill crane on … Continue reading

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Badger, Point Reyes National Seashore

After lunch today I decided to go out to Point Reyes.  I’m anxious for the coyotes and bobcats to return to their winter ways of spending more time out during daylight hours and I hoped I’d see some today.    … Continue reading

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Big Bull Elk, Yellowstone National Park

This is the largest bull elk I saw this fall in Yellowstone.  He and his harem were located south of Swan Lake.   There seems to be something wrong with his right eye.  He may be blind in that eye.  Bulls … Continue reading

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Cow Elk, Yellowstone National Park

This cow was part of a harem of about 10 cows and calves just north of Mammoth.   The photo was taken shortly before sunset.

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Elk On The Run

One thing I like to see when I’m watching young animals is when they have more pent up energy than they can hold and they run around for a minute.   Sometimes they hop straight up in the air before they … Continue reading

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A Young Bull Tule Elk Finds An Antler to Chew On.

The young bull tule elk on the left is fortunate to have found a shed antler to chew on.  Shed antlers are an important source of minerals, such as calcium.  He laid down and worked on the antler for about … Continue reading

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