B&W Moose

March 26, 2022  •  Leave a Comment

On another long day spent looking for wildlife in Wyoming, it seems that the best was saved for last.

Hours of nothing led to a brief grizzly bear sighting in late afternoon. 

The bear quickly disappeared and since it's generally not a great idea to follow a grizzly around on foot, I moved on and started heading towards home.

Barely 15 minutes from getting back home, I ran into this beautiful bull moose.

As the sun set behind the mountains, he walked up onto a ridge and performed the flehmen response.

While looking for wildlife, most days things don't work out ... but luckily some days things come together.

 


I typically love color in my images but for this one I chose to go black & white to highlight the silhouette against the clear sky.

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Here he was walking in my general direction after the sun had set.

 

His silhouette when he walked through heavy sage brush.

 

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