Month: November 2014

Valley of Wolves Once More

  To say that myself and the other regulars had been waiting for this day for a long time would be an understatement - it was the best time ever…
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Snow Geese at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

I know this website is The Yellowstone Daily but Deby and I talked about it and thought you might enjoy hearing about wildlife in areas other than Yellowstone occasionally as…
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Fall and Magic in the Tetons

One of the things that I love about new places is not knowing what to expect.  I see the images that others take but refuse to study them before going…
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Ice Out

It is hard to predict exactly when and where you will see a grizzly or a wolf in Yellowstone. Traditionally Lamar Valley is a likely place to see wolves and…
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Blacktail Deer in Rut

And, another rut is on! It was another slow day in Yellowstone, though the light was beautiful, which made taking photos of the bison enjoyable.  And, I have a lot…
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What to do, what do to?

Yesterday was absolutely gorgeous with much warmer temperatures and a kinder, gentler sky with clouds that diffused the blinding of the sun. But, from Lamar to Blacktail, no wolves to…
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Sandhills Cranes in Yellowstone – Part 3 – Winter

The encounter between the black bear and the sandhills I told you about yesterday happened on July 13th, just after the second baby hatched. The sandhill family continued to spend…
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Three Toes

Well, here in Yellowstone, we continue to experience the elusive nature of the wild wolves.  Although a few lucky visitors, here and there, have been very fortunate, such as when…
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Sandhills Cranes in Yellowstone – Part 2 – A Most Unusual Encounter

This is a continuation of a story I started yesterday about a sandhill crane family who lived at Floating Island Lake in Yellowstone. They spent their nights on the island…
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Sandhills Cranes in Yellowstone – Part 1

This is a story about a specific family of sandhill cranes in Yellowstone. Many parts of this story are representative of all sandhills as far as the type of habitat…
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Winter Grizzly

  At just 12 sparkling degrees above zero, the bright sunlight is bouncing off of the frozen snow and glaring into my eyeballs, rendering me nearly blind.  But, not so…
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The Coyote vs the Elk

Two mornings ago, on my way into the park and before I visited the big horn sheep, my day was greeted by a number of elk standing on a hill…
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Elk in Rut Along the Madison River

I kind of forgot about these photos of a male elk and his harem along the Madison River in the first week of October. I think they are representative of…
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The Big Boys do some Talking

After an all day snowstorm yesterday, Yellowstone was bright, white, clear and cold this morning.  Not as cold as it has been but felt much colder - brutal comes to…
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Hobo the Grizzly Bear

Blaze is a female grizzly bear that spends much of her time in the area around Fishing Bridge. She has had some very well known babies over the years including…
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