Western Meadowlark on the Tall Sage Bush

That day the sky over Antelope Island was covered with heavy dark clouds and nothing I could do about it. I told to myself that I would use all available light and do my best but there were no birds around until I saw a Western Meadowlark who was perching on a sage bush. Most […]

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Young Guys

Last Thursday was the warmest day in our cold winter and Antelope island was peaceful without any breeze. It almost felt like autumn. When I saw young bisons running my first thought was how funny they run but later I changed my mind. They run smoothly in spite of their huge and heavy bodies. And […]

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Big Guys

Antelope Island is our state park, it’s also a home for bisons. We have up to 700 bisons on island. Two days ago I was on island hoping to see a coyote or burrowing owls, instead I saw a herd of bisons who were coming down the hill with their youngsters.      

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Young Guys

Young bisons are very obedient and always try to stay close to their mama but sometimes they break the rules and have a great time playing and running. Here is play time starts   and continues.   Running down the hill to join other bisons.   Stopped for a short conversation.   Playing heads.  

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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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