Prairie Pronghorn

Another mammal photographed in the Badlands NP a week ago was the Pronghorn Antelope. Pronghorn can be found in the Badlands NP, but usually very small numbers and far away. This guy was busy foraging on the prairie grasses and was well within shooting distance:   Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 7D Mark 2 body Canon […]

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Fun Friday: Happy Heart’s Day From Mr. Pronghorn

Happy Valentine’s Day!       Photo Equipment Used: Canon 7D body Canon EF100mm-400mm, f/4.5 – f/5.6, IS lens, shot at 200mm Handheld, from inside the car, with IS “On” ISO 400 Aperture f/9 Shutter 1/320 sec.      

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Pronghorn Antelope

While driving the National Bison Range, I found several small groups of Pronghorn Antelope (Antilocapra americana), some at very close range. Here are a few images I made of these mammals:   Pronghorn are not really antelope, but in a family by itself (Antilocapridae). But the name has stuck with them. Per Wikipedia, each “horn” […]

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Where the Antelope Play

During our recent trip to photograph the wild horses of South Dakota (posted a couple of weeks ago), we decided at the end of the trip to make a short excursion to Custer State Park. I had never visited this area, but had heard much about it. After a brief day and a half there, […]

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