Category: Wolves

Wolf Documentaries in France and Germany

During most of 2017 and until April 15 of 2018, I had the privilege of providing stock footage for two wolf documentaries that will be airing on ARTE - France/German…
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Canyon Pack White Female Wolf has Died at age 12

The end of an Era The White Lady of Yellowstone, alpha female of the Canyon pack with her leading man, 712M (originally of the Mollies pack) was a legend in…
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Success! At last.

    Once again I arrived in Lamar Valley just after 5 a.m.  But, this morning, all was dark.  The moon was behind the clouds and all I could make…
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Entering the Secret World of Wolves

Recently, I spent an entire afternoon hiking around the Lamar den hill.  The area was re-opened to the public several weeks ago, after it was determined that the Lamar Canyons…
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The Wapiti and Mollies, possible union/take over

The act of dispersing is a dangerous one for wolves, because, ultimately, they will be out looking for a mate and territory.  Most often, the male disperser will attempt to…
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A Good Day for Watching Wildlife

Not everyday in Yellowstone is meant for photography, because there is so much more about the park than clicking a shutter. One of the most important decisions I made last…
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Under the Rainbow

It was a short day in the park for me, due to errands and work, but I did manage to get out late this afternoon, into heavy rain, hail, snow,…
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Saying Goodbye to Twin and Mottled – Heartaches for the Lamar Canyons

Saying goodbye to two more members of the Lamar Canyon pack, Twin, the alpha male, and Mottled, the beta male, is long overdue. Truth be told, every time someone asks…
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A Bearly Good Day

While there truly are a lot of grizzlies and black bears being seen on the Northern Range, most of the grizzlies are a long ways off and not photographable.  And,…
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Little T is Nursing, Mollies, Bison, Moose and Badger – Plus the print winner is announced

Got going a little later than usual, which allowed me a nice, slow, scenic drive through the park on my way out to Lamar.  Clouds threatened rain, which we eventually…
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Starlight in Lamar!

Spent most of the day in Lamar, watching the bison carcass in hopes of bears and wolves coming in.  I did end up missing the wolves and bears together at…
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The Wapitis! And a Bear

A day with the Wapiti Lake pack and a grizzly is about as good as it gets for me. When I arrived in Hayden Valley early this morning, the alpha…
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965, Wapiti Yearling, Grizzly, Deceased Bison Cow and Calf, and Cinnamon Teals

Usually, by now, I have found my own grizzly bear, instead of relying on others to find them for me, but this year has been a little slow.  Today, finally,…
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No News and a Look at 821F

Just a quick update to let you know that I did not go into the park today and so have little to no news. Rick did say that the wolf…
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Uncertainty Over 970F

Today was dedicated to getting caught up on the wolves and I really lucked out in being able to have a conversation with Rick, during which he filled me in…
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