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My 10 Favorite Wildlife Photos of 2012

About a year ago I posted a blog with my 10 favorite wildlife photos from 2011.  Here are my 10 favorites for 2012.  Most of this year’s photos are from Yellowstone. Finding and photographing this red fox vixen and her … Continue reading

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Red Fox Kits, Yellowstone National Park

This is one of the two reasons why spring is my favorite season to be in Yellowstone.  Baby animals.  The other reason?  Bears. I’ve uploaded this photo and a dozen other red fox photos to my website.  You can see … Continue reading

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Yellow-bellied Marmots, Yellowstone National Park

Yellow-bellied marmots are one of the largest rodents in Yellowstone.  They are about 20 t0 28 inches in length and weigh from 3.5 to 11 pounds.  They are found at all elevations in the park and hibernate for up to … Continue reading

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Nervous Cow Elk, Yellowstone National Park

As I was driving from Mammoth to Tower shortly after sunrise one morning I spotted this lone cow elk looking at me.  She seemed very nervous.  She looks like she may be pregnant and I assume she was close to … Continue reading

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Red Fox Vixen and Kits, Yellowstone National Park

I almost always see red foxes in Yellowstone, but I’ve never gotten a good photo of one until this year.  When it rains it pours.  This year I saw and photographed several, including this vixen and her two kits. I’ve … Continue reading

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Wet Coyote, Yellowstone National Park

The snow that fell yesterday was sticking when it landed on vegetation, but not on the roads or animals.  This coyote was probably hoping it would either get colder or warmer.  It looks soaked.  The temperature ranged between 30 and … Continue reading

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Badger Cubs at Play

I checked this badger den for the better part of two weeks in May of 2009.  For a couple of days one of the cubs was often seen with this bit of fur or skin in its mouth.  I don’t … Continue reading

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