More on Pronghorn Antelopes

Pronghorn antelopes have a strong and beautiful pair of horns on top on their head. Males have more prominent horns like this one.     Pronghorns are great runners. They can run 65 miles per hour. Bisons only 40 miles per hour.     Female Pronghorns.     When Antelope Island was discovered by explorers […]

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Ladies Come First

There were several female Pronghorn antelopes on Antelope Island yesterday and only a few males. The first female gave me a chance to take her portrait. Then I followed the antelopes for as long as they let me. I am showing here only photos of female antelopes. Ladies always come first! Males can wait.   […]

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Northern Shovelers

This morning I went to Antelope Island hoping to find a colony of Burrowing Owls. I didn’t find them. I walked on the field looking for burrows where owls supposed to be, but there weren’t any owls. Well, instead of owls I photographed Northern Shovelers. They were far away but somehow I managed to get […]

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Wild, Wild West

Every year at the end of October the cowboys and cowgirls come on Antelope Island to bring bisons to the coral where animals will be checked for health. We call this event Roundup.  

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Male Mule Deer and His Harem

I noticed a male Mule Deer when I was leaving Antelope Island. He was far away and I decided to walk toward him. It didn’t take long time to realize that he wasn’t alone. Three beautiful females were with him. The female deer were shy and all the time hiding but this one was curious […]

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