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Dad! Dad! I can herd them!

Dad! Dad! I can herd them!

Marty’s photo of the day #4100: “This is the moment I’ve been training for, Dad! I can herd them. Just tell me where you want them to go!”—Nellie Since Nellie is one-half Australian cattle dog, she practices herding me all the time. But with real live range cows in the American Prairie Reserve, she really, […]

Yes, he’s was a “big boy”

Yes, he’s was a “big boy”

Marty’s photo of the day #3497: To preserve my reputation as an ethical wildlife photographer, I always divulge when I digitally manipulate a photo beyond color and light levels. In this instance, I came across this bear while hiking in Yellowstone National Park and paralleled him for a bit. Suddenly, he reared up on his […]

The prettier bear

The prettier bear

Marty’s photo of the day #2886: Yesterday, I shared a story about essentially hiking into two black bears in a narrow Yellowstone National Park valley. The photo (see #2885) with that post showed the male bear, with a black coat. This photo shows his companion, with a brown coat. This bear didn’t stand up to […]

Bear-ly too close

Bear-ly too close

Marty’s photo of the day #2885: Last weekend, in Yellowstone National Park, we were going to hike up an old-favorite closed road that Deb and I had hiked before. Then I spotted an unmarked trail going off to the side and suggested we follow it instead. The trail went into a narrow valley and eventually […]

Black bear standing

Black bear standing

Marty’s photo of the day #2882: I don’t often miss posting a photo of the day, but Deb, Fiona, and I are in Yellowstone National Park, and yesterday morning we were up early to drive into the Lamar Valley. Now is the time when the locals do Yellowstone, because you can see the park before […]