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Pronghorns and antelopes

Pronghorns and antelopes

Marty’s photo of the day #4105: Pronghorns, bison, and coyotes were animals Deb and I saw in both parts of our split American Prairie Reserve (Montana) and Antelope Island (Utah) vacation last month. Of course, the animal in today’s photo, correctly called a pronghorn in Montana, would commonly be called an antelope on Antelope Island. […]

The pronghorn with the curly eyebrows

The pronghorn with the curly eyebrows

Marty’s photo of the day #2885: While in Yellowstone National Park this past weekend, I had two experiences where I stood stationary while an animal approached closer and closer, to the point that I’d never before been so close to that species in the wild. Later this week, I’ll share the bear close encounter. Today, […]

Speed to burn

Speed to burn

Marty’s photo of the day #2774: Here’s a trio of alert pronghorns. Once they start running, no one can catch them, as they’re the fastest land animal in the Western Hemisphere, and second fastest overall, behind the cheetah. Their top speed is roughly 55 MPH. (Photographed in Wyoming)