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Solitary Winter A solitary bull bison grazes along the Firehole River in Yellowstone National Park.  American bison,Bison bison,Geotagged,Mammals,United States,Wyoming,Yellowstone National Park,winter Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Solitary Winter

A solitary bull bison grazes along the Firehole River in Yellowstone National Park.

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  1. Taken on a recent trip to the Yellowstone area with a few friends. It is about an 8 hour drive from where we are currently living! It was amazing to see it in the dead of winter! Posted 5 years ago
  2. Is that steam in the background? Posted 5 years ago
    1. Yes it is steam. It is from a thermal vent along the banks of the river, that's how the Firehole River got it's name! Posted 5 years ago
  3. Such a classic american wildlife scene, fantastic! Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thanks Ferdy! You know how much I love to photograph bison! :) Posted 5 years ago

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The American bison , also commonly known as the American buffalo, is a North American species of bison that once roamed the grasslands of North America in massive herds. Their range once roughly comprised a triangle between the Great Bear Lake in Canada's far northwest, south to the Mexican states of Durango and Nuevo León, and east along the western boundary of the Appalachian Mountains. Because of commercial hunting and slaughter in the 19th century, the bison nearly went extinct and is today.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
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Uploaded Jan 28, 2014. Captured Jan 25, 2014 13:52 in U.S. 20, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190, USA.
  • FinePix S5000
  • f/6.3
  • 1/2048s
  • ISO200
  • 15.4mm