This female Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) took time out of her grazing to see what was going on. Her trust and curiosity made me fall in love with her and made me realize how beautiful nature is. Found in Southern Alberta on the Prairie, Legend, Alberta, Canada. Conservation Status: vulnerable (S3) in Alberta, CA (NatureServe).
The pronghorn is a species of artiodactyl mammal indigenous to interior western and central North America. Though not an antelope, it is often known colloquially in North America as the prong buck, pronghorn antelope, ''cabri'' , or simply antelope because it closely resembles the true antelopes of the Old World and fills a similar ecological niche due to convergent evolution.
It is the only surviving member of the family Antilocapridae. During the Pleistocene period, 12 antilocaprid.. more