Wednesday, August 17, 2011

American Serengeti

The Great Plains once hosted vast herds of hooved mammals. Only remnants of those herds remain. In Yellowstone NP, traces of what once was can be seen, particularly in the Lamarr and Hayden Valleys. Here are a few images from our recent travels.

First, from Badlands NP, South Dakota, a gentleman with an itch to scratch ...

American Bison, bull
 Several glimpses of the remaining "American Serengeti" in Yellowstone NP ...

Moose, cow with calf


American Bison - cows with calves

Mule Deer (aka Black-tailed Deer), stag

Elk (aka Wapiti), bull

1 comment:

Hilke Breder said...

Amazing creatures, beautiful photos! Brings back fond memories of the Lamarr Valley and Yellowstone Park.


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