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Female Pronghorn A female Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) pauses in a field of mustard before venturing off to the Prairie, Legend, Alberta, Canada. Conservation Status: vulnerable (S3) in Alberta, CA (NatureServe). Alberta,Antilocapra americana,Canada,Geotagged,Legend,Pronghorn,Spring,vulnerable Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Female Pronghorn

A female Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) pauses in a field of mustard before venturing off to the Prairie, Legend, Alberta, Canada. Conservation Status: vulnerable (S3) in Alberta, CA (NatureServe).

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  1. Wow! What a great shot! Posted 2 months ago
    1. Thank you Christine. Posted 2 months ago
  2. What a lovely creature. Very nice photo. Posted 2 months ago
    1. Thank you very much. Posted 2 months ago
  3. What a scene...envious! Posted 2 months ago
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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

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
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Uploaded Dec 4, 2018. Captured Jun 14, 2018 22:39 in AB-61, Foremost, AB T0K 0X0, Canada.
  • COOLPIX A900
  • f/6.9
  • 1/250s
  • ISO160
  • 151mm