Tag: Yellowstone

One Morning in Yellowstone During one morning in Yellowstone, this past weekend, I encountered the circle of life - from death of the elderly due to natural causes, to the…
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I saw a buttercup!

We are on the threshold of spring here in Yellowstone.  The snow is melting quickly, leaving a lot of bland brown with budding green grasses emerging from the surface.  It…
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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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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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Quad Mom’s Wound is Healing

The sky was clear blue this morning, meaning bad light for photography, so I decided to stay in and get some more work done.  And then I got a message…
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Coyote Den Moved –

One of the cool things about wolf packs having yearlings at denning time is that they wander around and every once in awhile we might get to see one closer…
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Coyote Pups

After a stormy night we woke up to clear blue skies and temperatures that eventually sky rocketed into the 80's.  Thank goodness for the afternoon clouds that provide occasional relief,…
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The Baby Bison that took a ride in a Car – story in the Washington Post

This story appeared in The Washington Post today and was, at one point, the most read story.  It also appeared in the Idaho Register and was listed as the most…
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Maximum Cuteness

Woke up to pure blue skies again this morning - not all that promising for photos.  But, sure wish I was out there right now as the sunset, with clouds…
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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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Raspberry and Snow!

Another long spring day in Yellowstone, with mostly blue skies, warmer temperatures and an endless breeze.  On my way home tonight there was only one word that kept repeating itself…
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The Variety of Yellowstone – Bears to Birds and much in Between

The past couple of days in Yellowstone have been a whirlwind of activity and bountiful demonstration of the diversity of this amazing eco-system.  So much to tell, I hardly know…
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Itty Bitty Black Bears

Headed into the park early this morning in the red glow of sunrise, just for a day in the park.  My only certain plan was a hike and the rest…
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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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