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© David de London
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"Given the lack of scarring on his horns and ribs I'd guess this big guy to be about five to seven years old, a prime breeder of the Lamar Valley Bison herd. Standing near six feet at the top of his hump, he likely tips the scales at close to fifteen hundred pounds. A magnificent animal that graces this earth he calls his own."

(YNP 27 Jul '16)

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  • jaume morera guixa

    jaume morera guixa gave props (29 Jul 2016):

    Noble animal !!

  • Barbara Kurth

    Barbara Kurth said (29 Jul 2016):

    He's a big fella ! Nice composition ... well taken !

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (29 Jul 2016):

    I agree that is a big buffalo and good capture of it!

  • MªTeresa Barreda Royo

    MªTeresa Barreda Royo gave props (30 Jul 2016):

    Excellent image !!!

  • Gail Haberman

    Gail Haberman   gave props (30 Jul 2016):

    What a great close up of this Bison. Such detail, Feels like can reach out and touch him. Great job!

  • May Lattanzio

    May Lattanzio gave props (30 Jul 2016):

    So massively handsome. What a shot, you lucky dog! When are you going back?

  • David de London

    David de London said (31 Jul 2016):

    May...I'm giving serious thought to a return trip in early September.

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (1 Aug 2016):

    Wow..fantastic capture.

  • cornel gin

    cornel gin said (10 Aug 2016):

    power 100%

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (23 Sep 2016):

    Thanks for narration and photo to educate me!!

  • Judith Hays

    Judith Hays   gave props (17 Nov 2016):

    All of your wildlife photos are amazing!

  • Jen Mars

    Jen Mars gave props (18 Dec 2016):

    wow, so close too

  • May Lattanzio

    May Lattanzio said (8 Jun 2017):

    Yellowstone has a native herd. It travels ancient pathways in its migration. The ranchers would like to decimate the herd to nothing. They destroy fencing, you see. And of course, they "might" carry brucellosis, which causes domestic cattle to abort which, I understand, is passed to the cattle by elk. BUT, apparently all that isn't true. If you want to learn more, about the controlling of the population by park rangers, please visit Buffalo Field Campaign and educate yourself. And then, somewhere on their pages or on a Youtube search, you can view the excellent documentary of about an hour called "Silencing the Thunder". You will be surprised, saddened, but you will be educated.
    Sorry to preach.

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