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Coming Through

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Big bull bison on the move -- Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming (May 2013)Sony NEX-5R + Sony 55-210mm

Big bull bison on the move — Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming (May 2013)
Sony NEX-5R + Sony 55-210mm

Video Link: Life in the Lamar

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News Link: Yellowstone Visitor Asks For Bears To Be Trained For Tourists

And people wonder why I call them tourons…

I Sing the Body Electric

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Tracks... real or fake? -- Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming (September 2014)Zeiss Ikon ZM film + Voigtländer Ultron 35/1.2 ASPH II

Tracks… real or fake? — Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming (September 2014)
Zeiss Ikon ZM film + Voigtländer Ultron 35/1.2 ASPH II

These are supposed to be bear tracks, but we’re a bit suspicious. Why?  Because we’ve seen a number of brown bear and grizzly tracks up close and personal over the years and they looked very different from these.

Once while we were visiting Glacier National Park back in the mid-1990’s, we had a mama grizzly — with cubs — come chuffing and grumping through our campsite in the middle of the night, starting us awake with her foraging noises and leaving us paralyzed in stark terror.  Much later after sun-up, we discovered she had left long claw marks in the roof of our pickup truck as we cowered just a few feet away in our flimsy tent (feeling like we were delectable human tacos on the verge of being discovered), and she and her babies had wandered around our camping area leaving all sorts of tracks. Continue Reading →

Tollkeeper

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Fat chipmunk looking for handouts -- Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming (September 2014)Sony NEX-5N + Voigtländer Heliar 12/5.6 ASPH II

Fat chipmunk looking for handouts — Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming (September 2014)
Sony NEX-5N + Voigtländer Heliar 12/5.6 ASPH II

Columns of the Tukuaduka

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Columnar basalt at the Sheepeater (Tukuaduka) Cliffs -- Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming (May 2013)Sony NEX-5R + 10-18mm

Columnar basalt at the Sheepeater (Tukuaduka) Cliffs — Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming (May 2013)
Sony NEX-5R + 10-18mm

Triumph

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Cindy summiting Mt. Washburn -- Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming (September 2014)Sony NEX-5N + Voigtländer 12/5.6 ASPH

Cindy summiting Mt. Washburn — Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming (September 2014)
Sony NEX-5N + Voigtländer 12/5.6 ASPH

For the Benefit and Enjoyment of the People

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North Entrance to Yellowstone -- Gardiner, Montana (September 2014)Sony NEX-5N + Voigtländer 12/5.6 ASPH

North Entrance to Yellowstone — Gardiner, Montana (September 2014)
Sony NEX-5N + Voigtländer 12/5.6 ASPH

What & Where?

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Roosevelt Gate at the North entrance to Yellowstone National Park — Gardiner, Montana (September 2014)
Sony NEX-5N + Voigtländer 35/1.2 ASPH II

Okay, let’s get this party started! Here are your clues:

  • It’s not in Idaho, Maryland, Virginia, or Washington, DC.
  • It’s not at Point Lookout.
  • It’s not part of the Smithsonian.

Oh what could it be?  Have fun!

Oh, and there are no restrictions on the use of reverse image lookup or other tools to beat the infamous Tillerman.

Film Friday — Elk Nursery

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Elk -- Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming (July 1990)Olympus Stylus film + 35/2.8

Elk — Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming (July 1990)
Olympus Stylus film + 35/2.8